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Las Vegas hosts historic Super Bowl, Kansas City Chiefs win third championship in five years

For the third time in five years, the Kansas City Chiefs are Super Bowl champions.

In an emotional overtime game, Patrick Mahomes connected with Mecole Hardman in the end zone for six points, securing victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

The competition remained tight throughout the game. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid remarked last night, "Our guys came out, played their hearts out, as they've done all year, keeping us in the game."

The Chiefs are the first team to achieve back-to-back championships since Tom Brady and the Patriots accomplished the feat nearly twenty years ago.

The partnership between Mahomes and Reid has established a new NFL dynasty. Before their championship victory in 2020, Kansas City endured a fifty-year drought devoid of Super Bowl wins.

"To be able to play against three great teams to reach this game and then face another great team and win all those games, it was a true playoff journey," said Mahomes. "And we were able to come through and become Super Bowl champs."

While the Chiefs emerged victorious, Las Vegas also saw success.

Super Bowl 58 was hosted by Allegiant Stadium, marking the first Super Bowl game in Sin City.

Tickets to the game started at $7,500, and box suites were priced at $2.5 million.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority expected the weekend to generate $700 million to $800 million more than the city typically sees in any other week.

As for the rest of the country, the National Retail Federation anticipated that fans would spend about $17.3 billion on food, drinks, apparel, and more.

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