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Sports books end up with small Super Bowl win

Updated: February 8, 2011, 4:51 PM ET
By Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Sports books in Nevada hung on to win just over $724,000 from Super Bowl bets despite heavy gambling on the Green Bay Packers and lots of scoring, Nevada gambling regulators said Tuesday.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board said $87.5 million was wagered on the NFL's championship game in 183 sports books across the state.

Of those bets, casinos kept less than 1 percent.

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