Super Bowl prop betting has taken on a life of its own and for many people is more fun than the actual game itself. That hasn't always been the case, as proposition betting didn't really catch on until the mid-1980s.
In this updated article, we'll take a look at how the Super Bowl proposition craze became what it is today, along some of the more notorious proposition bets over the years.
Read The Wacky World of Proposition Betting located in the Intermediate Sports Gambling section of the site.
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