February 4, 2008 With such an unexpected upset win by the New York Giants in the Super Bowl on Sunday night, how did purveyors of sports gambling in Las Vegas fare? The feeling on the street is that the house got beat up a little, says Anthony Curtis, president of LasVegasAdvisor.com.
February 4, 2008 It's the third time the Giants have won the Super Bowl. After the two previous victories, New York City couldn't bring itself to honor a team that plays its home games in New Jersey. Now, after a seven-year championship drought, the city has come to realize it loves a parade.
February 1, 2008 Super Bowl weekend will draw upwards of 300,000 people to Las Vegas, perhaps more than the number of attendees in Phoenix for the actual game. Casinos are hoping bettors will place $1 million on their tables on Super Bowl-related parlays alone, not to mention money spent on the usual games available in Las Vegas.
February 1, 2008 New England is looking to be the second NFL team to finish an undefeated season with a Super Bowl win, and New York entered the playoffs as a wild card entry, so the game is statistically unbalanced. But the strength of the Giants defense and quarterback Eli Manning could be something to watch Sunday.