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Super Bowl LIII Prop Bets Explained, Get In While You Can

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) -- There's something for everyone in the Super Bowl -- including placing side bets -- often called proposition bets.

These prop bets are usually placed before or during the game for things that have very little to with the direct outcome of the game.

"It's anything and everything from how long a singer sings the National Anthem to how many yards are gained on the very first play to how many yards are gained during the second half," explained attorney Rogge Dunn.

>>MORE: Super Bowl LIII Prop Bets: From The Ordinary To The Crazy

Super Bowl LI Proposition Bets At The Westgate Las Vegas Race & Sports SuperBook
LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 26: The betting line and some of the more than 400 proposition bets for Super Bowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots are displayed at the Race & Sports SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on January 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

But Dunne said prop bets can create legal issues if the players or singers are in on the bet.

Thus, the NFL is asking congress to outright ban prop bets, fearing match fixing.

Click here for examples of prop bets from the Washington Post, for those of you who want in on the action.

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