Iowa Betting On Super Bowl Sets Record

Des Moines, Iowa — Iowa Gaming Association CEO, Wes Ehrecke says there was a record amount of money bet on the Super Bowl at state sports books this year.

A total of more than two-point-four-seven billion dollars was wagered on sports in Iowa for the last fiscal year that ended in June. Ehrecke says this is the only sporting event where they keep an individual total on the betting.

Ehrecke says the betting on the big game probably drew a little more interest with Kansas City in the game along with former Cyclone quarterback Brock Purdy and former Hawkeye tight end George Kittle playing in the contest