Super Bowl 50 was a success for the sportsbooks by most accounts. There was big handle and at least a small profit for the House.
But there was one prop that went, um, slightly out of tune.
“Coldplay’s first song was a bit of a mess,” said Dave Mason, the point man at BetOnline. “Was kind of unclear whether Yellow or Viva La Vida was technically the first song.”
Sound silly? I had to re-watch the video three times on YouTube to make out what lead singer Chris Martin had sung in his first couple of lines. And I still wasn’t totally sure which song should win.