$400 bet on Kansas City Chiefs may have inspired winOctober 04, 2011 3:00 AM by Mark Mayer
Last week a person at the Grand Sierra in Reno wagered $400 at 500-1 odds that the Kansas City Chiefs would win the Super Bowl. At that time, the Chiefs were 0-3 and that person’s undeniable optimism would have been defined as genuine "chutzpah," $200,000 worth.
One week later, the Chiefs are now 1-3 after defeating the winless Minnesota Vikings. That said, we have not heard of a rush to the windows for futures bets on the Chiefs.
Through three games, KC was outscored 129-27. This week the Chiefs are 2-point underdogs at Indianapolis, which has a short week coming off the Monday nighter with Tampa Bay.
Taking the "glass half full" instead of "half-empty" view, KC could be 2-2 heading to the bye week. However, the next home game at Arrowhead is not until Oct. 31.
Steve Wynn knows better than anyone how to run successful casino resorts both here in Las Vegas and around the world. His next big thing is Boston, but the game plan is the same as it has been for years when he was and still is ahead of the curve.
Atlantic City’s mayor said he cannot agree to massive tax reductions sought by the owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, throwing into serious doubt an already long-shot plan by billionaire Carl Icahn to buy and save the casino and its 2,800 jobs.
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