Super Bowl Sunday is upon us and this year it is about to witness even more bets placed on the live event. New York State is about to witness its very first Super Bowl allowing players to place wagers in a legal manner and participate in the overall madness that is this time of the year. Super Bowl LIV is about to attract in-person wagers at local commercial and tribal casino locations with projections for increased gaming revenue.
The past few months have seen a downwards progression when it comes to sports wagering and the revenue of the four Upstate New York casinos have been able to generate. Each month has marked a drop in the overall wagers places in-person and the reason for this is the relative inconvenience of making one’s way to a brick-and-mortar casino venue.
In-Person Sports Betting
Players in New York State want to be able to place wagers on sports events whenever they feel like it, in the comfort of their home. This could happen both through their mobile phones or on their computers, either way, easier access than traveling to a land-based casino in their vicinity.
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For some of them, this means a car drive to the nearest location accepting single-event sports wagers, a factor that has impacted the gaming revenue amassed since last summer. Now it is time for yet another Super Bowl event, a special period for people across the US. Expectations are that the sport swaggering revenue in Upstate New York casino locations would surge, a figure that would be reflected in the monthly report the New York State Gambling Commission issues.
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In the grand scale of things, the US players are expected to wager some US$6.8 billion during this year’s Super Bowl, as for some of the states this would be the second sports event allowing wagers to be placed on it. This Sunday is about to bring the first game between Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers.
Casino Resorts Prepare
When it comes to New York State, both the four commercial venues and the seven tribal locations are preparing for the busy day and their sports lounges should be able to welcome all enthusiasts ready to wager in person. The premium areas adjacent to the casino floors are ready to provide everything needed for a pleasant time, including drinks and food offerings. This Sunday might see record sports wagering revenue.
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Del Lago Resort Casino is working hard on its Super Bowl Big Game party that would electrify the building and transform it into the sports wagering hub of the Finger Lakes. The special event is almost sold out, but players might still find a chance to enter. Hal Wafer, sportsbook manager at the Rivers Casino & Resort in downtown Schenectady also expressed his excitement about the busy weekend ahead.
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While players are placing their bets and potentially winning big as a result of them Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens is preparing for February 2, 6:30 p.m. ET. The San Francisco 49ers are preparing to enter the Super Bowl for the seventh time, once again playing for the win. Demi Lovato is set to perform the national anthem, whereas the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show would see Jennifer Lopez and Shakira perform live.