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Forget the point spread, football squares or betting on how many touchdowns Peyton Manning may throw in the big game. When the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, gamblers will also be risking sizable amounts of money on a series of unique, novelty prop bets (wagers on a very specific outcome) related to the NFL title game on Sunday.
This year's list of obscure and ridiculous bets from popular online sportsbook Bovada includes a crying player, Omaha, shirtless rock stars, snow and sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver.
President Obama, First Family, Attend National Christmas Tree Lighting
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: Singer Renée Fleming (R) and violinist Joshua Bell (L) perform during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were joined by entertainers at the annual event to celebrate the holiday season. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Erin Andres and Pam Oliver.
Snow is seen near the Metlife in East Rutherford, New Jersey
Snow is seen near the Metlife in East Rutherford, New Jersey, January 28, 2014. New Jersey's MetLife Stadium will host the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl on February 2. As part of festivities, the NFL is sponsoring activities along 'Super Bowl Boulevard', located on Broadway between 34th and 47th streets in Manhattan. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL ENVIRONMENT)
LONDONDERRY, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 26: Bruno Mars performs on stage on Day 3 of The BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend Festival with his backing band The Hooligans on May 26, 2013 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns via Getty Images)
2013 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Day 3
INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Musician Michael "Flea" Balzary (L) and Josh Klinghoffer of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers perform onstage during day 3 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 14, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos and brother quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants shake hands at the end of the Denver Broncos 41-23 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)
Seattle Sehawks fans hold up the 12th Man signs before the Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
File photo of a fully budded marijuana plant ready for trimming is seen at the Botanacare marijuana store ahead of their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colorado
A fully budded marijuana plant ready for trimming is seen at the Botanacare marijuana store ahead of their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colorado, in this December 31, 2013 file photo. The District of Columbia will take a step closer toward decriminalizing marijuana on January 15, 2014 with a move that will make smoking a joint in the U.S. capital a violation comparable to a parking ticket. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: DRUGS SOCIETY)