Professional baseball excitement brings out big bets for sports books

Published 10/21 2016 11:08PM

Updated 10/21 2016 11:08PM

As of Friday, Oct. 21, the Chicago Cubs were up three games to two against the L.A. Dodgers in the National League Championship series.  Game 6 which will be played at Wrigley Field, will air Saturday night.

If the Cubs pull off another win, they'll be that much closer to ending the longest world series drought in the history of baseball.  It has lasted 107 years! 

Chicago is only part of what's creating excitement for fans.  The game is also interesting because the Cleveland Indians are headed to the world series, and the Indians have gone 67 seasons without a championship win.
That's the second-longest drought in professional baseball.  The added excitement has the Westgate Superbook taking in extra bets.

8 News NOW Reporter Mauricio Marin has more with the story.

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