Las Vegas Sports Books – Downtown Fun

Not Your Father's Root Beer  Served at the Vue Bar at The D

Mostly all frequent Las Vegas visitors know the difference between Downtown and the Strip. Old vs. new, zip lines vs. volcanoes – there are a lot of contrasts between the two. When it comes to sports books, the sizes of the spaces are the biggest difference between Downtown and the Strip. Some will also argue that Downtown sports books are more … [Read more...]

NCAA Football Saturday Pick

College Football Free picks

Louisiana Tech -5.5 over Southern Mississippi Entering Saturday's key Conference USA West showdown, Louisiana Tech is coming off a sub-par 17-15 victory over lowly Texas El Paso, while Southern Mississippi is riding a five-game winning streak during which it has averaged an eye-popping 46.2 points per game.   Louisiana Tech was actually … [Read more...]

Odds to Win Super Bowl

Las Vegas Sports Book Super Bowl Odds

Odds to Win Super Bowl 50 - Santa Clara, CA Odds Courtesy of Westgate Super Book Las Vegas SEAHAWKS 16 PATRIOTS 9-5 PACKERS 10 BRONCOS 12 COWBOYS 100 EAGLES 30 COLTS 40 LIONS 1000 SAINTS 200 RAMS 60 49ERS … [Read more...]

College Football Free Pick

David Cutcliffe's Blue Devils  Look for a Strong Finish in the ACC

Duke +2 over Virginia  - Neither of these ACC entries comes into Saturday's contest on a particularly high note. Duke, which typically overachieves under the tutelage of underrated head man David Cutcliffe, enters on a three-game losing streak, while Virginia and head coach Mike London who is once again hearing talk of his possible dismissal, has … [Read more...]

Ronda Rousey Loss a Body Blow to Las Vegas Sports Books

Sports Bettors Taking a Stance Against Ronda Rousey got a Square Number (photo Twitter: @KingHippo1)

Ronda Rousey Loss a Body Blow to Las Vegas Sports Books Ronda Rousey’s knockout defeat at the hands, and feet, of Holly Holm produced a tough evening for Las Vegas sports books. The UFC match between Rousey and Holm generated a betting handle similar to a typical NFL game and when the dust settled, Holm backers were cashing tickets at high odds. … [Read more...]

College Football Free Pick

West Virginia Looking to Light up the Scoreboard at Home this Week vs. Texas

WEST VIRGINIA -9 over Texas  Charlie Strong's second act in Austin has not been a whole lot different than the first. Brief periods of optimism clouded by historic blowout losses; the shifting of the recruiting landscape away from Austin; and the collective doubt of a demanding fan base as to how and when things might get better. Aside from … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book Odds to Win NCAA Basketball Championship

Duke Amongst the Favorites to Win the NCAA Basketball Championship

College hoops season is upon us and the race to win the National Championship is wide open. The usual suspects - Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, etc. are favorites , while teams like Gonzaga, Indiana, and Arizona offer some value at double digit odds. ODDS TO WIN 2016 NCAA BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WESTGATE SUPERBOOK LAS VEGAS KENTUCKY … [Read more...]

Paul Stone’s College Football Pick

Undefeated Houston Looking to get Respect in the Polls

Houston -8 over Cincinnati The American Athletic Conference has certainly drawn the attention of the college football world this season.Undefeated Memphis shocked Southeastern Conference power Mississippi last month, while ESPN's College Gameday was on hand last week to watch previously-undefeated Temple take mighty Notre Dame to the wire before … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book News – Is Encore Getting a Sports Book?

Encore Las Vegas

Encore, the sister hotel & casino property directly adjacent to Wynn does not have a poker room or a sports book. Reportedly, Encore is in the process of possibly soon having both. The Las Vegas Advisor reported that the poker room at Wynn will be moving to Encore – this will free up a substantial space in the Wynn property as the poker room … [Read more...]

Paul Stone’s College Football Free Pick of the Week

Expect Some Wet & Windy Weather & Heavy Use of the Ground Game in the Weekend's Cornhusker Boilermaker Match up

Nebraska-Purdue UNDER 55 The end of Darrell Hazell's term as Purdue's head coach is likely coming to an end at the conclusion of the regular season. Such likely change, however, oftentimes provides more opportunities for the discriminating handicapper rather than less. At least somewhat due to shaky quarterback play, the Boilermakers have … [Read more...]