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Bettors of the Super Bowl LIII national anthem are holding on to their wager slips just a bit tighter. After it seemed like bettors had hit on the over, with the anthem finishing at 2:01, there now appears to be some controversy. 


The initial over/under was set at 1:50. 

According to the guidelines, the time on the national anthem is supposed to end at the song's final word -- brave. However, Gladys Knight actually said "brave" twice, and that extended the song a few extra seconds. 

Stay tuned for more coverage on this as some sportsbook have already paid out some of the initial winners. Some sportsbooks, however, have put a stop to paying out on some of those tickets.


Hopefully, you were at the front of the payout line when Knight hit that last note. 


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