New college playoff format to bring more money to sportsbooks

30- Jan. That means the top four teams will play in the playoffs, and the winners will compete for the national championship, so there will be more games to bet on.

“They are not going to be Super Bowl numbers, but they are going to be very comparable to the NFL playoff games,” said Jay Kornegay, Director of Westgate Superbook.

LAS VEGAS — This time of year is the busiest time for sports betting, and with the changes to the college playoff system, experts say sportsbooks could bring in more money.

The University of Alabama, Ohio State University, Florida State University and the University of Oregon are all vying for the championship title.. 1.

But many tourists think the new format for college football playoffs could be a game-changer.

“I bet against my Knicks because I knew they were going to lose, and I won,” said Laurie, a tourist.

When 8 News NOW asked the director of the Westgate’s Superbook about the new playoff format, he said it was sure to bring in big crowds.

The old college football system use to have a computer generated format, along with one championship game, but now it is a playoff format. I think the ratings and interest will be through the roof this year,” Bernie, a tourist said.

A good chunk of the 39 college bowl games will be played from Dec.

In 2013, the Super Bowl brought in more than $100 million in bets.

“It’s going to supersede the Super Bowl