`Madness' rivaling Super Bowl in wagering

March 11, 2007|By Bill Ordine | Bill Ordine,Sun reporter

Look out, Super Bowl. March Madness is gaining on you - at least by some Las Vegas measures.

College basketball's frenzied free-for-all for the men's national title draws sports fans, fills hotel rooms and attracts wagering dollars with all the gusto usually associated with the NFL's marquee game, according to gambling industry experts and figures.

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