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The NFL's biggest night was also a big night for local businesses.

A crowd gathered to watch the game at Fricker's in Sylvania. They count on special events like the Super Bowl to boost business.

Manager Matthew Jones says they work hard to be ready. "It's always important to stay on top of what everybody else is doing, because nobody HAS to come here. So we're always fighting to keep them in the door."

He says they prepared for the event weeks in advance. There was also a raffle with prizes including good and the best seat in the house.

Customer Brian Auth appreciated the effort and said the contest drew him in. "I was happy, it was pretty cool. I didn't know what I was gong to do yet."

Jones says the bar ordered extra food and had more staff in place to handle carryout orders.

While the lopsided Seahawks win over the Broncos was a disappointment for some, Fricker's enjoyed a successful game night.

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