The Super Bowl is a game of numbers, from the Roman Numerals that denote each contest to the millions of people and billions of dollars that are engrossed in it each year.
Given the societal importance of the Big Game, the emphasis it places on social media, and the fact that it’s a global symbol of capitalistic extravagance, it only makes sense for WalletHub – the first social network built from the ground up around personal finance – to audit the figures that make the game tick.
That’s exactly what we did, and you can check out the resulting Super Bowl XLIX by the Numbers infographic below. We also interviewed a panel of leading economics and sport management experts about the economics of the Super Bowl, the state of the game and, of course, who will. http://wallethub.com/blog/super-bowl-by-the-numbers/1589/