Las Vegas-based sports information service, estimated that $100 million was bet on the contest, with approximately 66 percent of that money backing the Steelers, who were a five-point favorite.
The league also issued a statement Monday to clarify the officials’ incorrect ruling on final play of the game, which reversed an apparent touchdown by Pittsburgh safety Troy Polamalu in the Steelers’ 11-10 victory.
While the score would not have affected the outcome, it resulted in chaos on the field and among gamblers worldwide as the officials first ruled it a touchdown and then reversed the decision due to an illegal forward pass.
What is wrong with NFL officials this year? it happens to be at every Chargers game