Kentucky Derby in Vegas

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Watching the Kentucky Derby in Vegas is more than mint juleps and showy hats, it’s also a chance for some of the town’s casinos and sports books to get in on the fun of what is called “The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports.”  Of course, Las Vegas isn’t exactly Kentucky, but a few places, on and off the strip, are hosting Kentucky Derby … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book Releases NFL Week 1 Point Spreads

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The Westgate Super Book has released NFL point spread for week 1 of the 2015 season. If you are in Vegas between now and NFL kickoff in September, you can get action on week 1 games. Who do you like? **Westgate Las Vegas Super Book 2015 Week 1 NFL Point Spreads (Over/Under in Parenthesis)**  Thursday, Sept. 10 Pittsburgh at New England … [Read more...]

MLB Home Run Leader a Longshot at Vegas Sports Books

Nelson Cruz Opened the Season at 60-1 Odds to Lead MLB in Home Runs

Players returning to the big leagues after serving suspensions for performance enhancing drugs are a mixed bag – some return and do well while others struggle. One player who is not struggling post-steroid suspension is Nelson Cruz, who won last year’s MLB home run crown and currently leads MLB in round trippers early on in 2015. Nelson Cruz … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book to Release NFL Week 1 Point Spreads

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Las Vegas Sports Book to Release NFL Week 1 Point Spreads If you’re jonesing for NFL action (wagering action that is) the Las Vegas Super Book at Westgate has your tonic. With forthcoming renovations to their sports book, the Las Vegas Super Book at Westgate is certainly changing some things. What isn’t changing however is their early … [Read more...]

Mayweather vs Pacquiao – The Draw of the Draw at Vegas Sports Books

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Mayweather Pacquiao - Vegas Sports Books Taking Action on the Draw Mayweather vs Pacquiao – The Draw of the “Draw” at Vegas Sports Books When it comes to boxing, there are a myriad of bets that can be made aside from taking the money line on either boxer. Propositions on whether the fight will go a full 12 rounds, one boxer winning by KO, … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book News – Hot Dog Inflation

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The South Point sports book is best known for its liberal drink ticket policy and separate large areas for sports and horse bettors. But for regulars of this off-strip spot, nothing speaks to the sports book’s feel more than the 75-cent hot dog cart and the condiments smoothly applied right on the spot. For the past 10 years (the resort … [Read more...]

Masters Odds & Tiger Woods Props

Rory McIlroy is the Odds on Vegas Favorite to Win the Masters

The start of the 2015 Masters is fast approaching and Vegas Sports Books are offering up odds on who will win golf's most prestigious event. Rory McIlroy is the prohibitive favorite at 6-1 while Tiger Woods, with his recent struggles, is listed at a juicy 40-1. The Vegas Parlay's Longshot Play? We'll go with Matt Kuchar at 30-1. Masters Odds … [Read more...]

MLB World Series Odds & Win Totals

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Opening day of the 2015 MLB season is here. With that comes hope for all teams - well, most teams, to make a run to the playoffs and perhaps even the World Series. The Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers continue to be favored to with the MLB championship while live longshots like the Orioles (18-1) and Pirates (20-1) offer nice … [Read more...]

March Madness in Las Vegas is a Party

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March Madness in Las Vegas With watch parties, jerseys and shirts adorned with college logos, and visitors from all over the country, the first days of March Madness in Las Vegas is the ultimate sports betting celebration. Whether you refer to it as March Madness in Las Vegas or the variations used by many casino resorts and bars (i.e. Hoops … [Read more...]

March Madness in Las Vegas – The Crowd Goes Crazy

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Opening day of March Madness in Las Vegas was a whirlwind of NCAA Tournament upsets, tight games, and back door covers. The crowds at sports books and watch parties  around town were electric - I had the pleasure of taking in a lot of the March Madness in Vegas action in at the Las Vegas Super Book at Westgate - the largest sports book in the … [Read more...]