Las Vegas Sports Books – Unwritten Rules

There are Times When a "Taken" Sign is OK....and Not Ok at the Sports Book

Las Vegas Sports Books - Unwritten Rules The old thought of Las Vegas sports books being dimly lit, smoke filled areas of a casino where old guys go to bet on horses is a thing of the past. Places like Lagasse’s Stadium, The Mirage, Venetian, and the soon-to-be-open William Hill sports book at the new SLS have put a more “upscale” face on … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book MLB World Series Odds

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Las Vegas Sports Book MLB World Series Odds - Las Vegas sports books are on the brink of adjusting some of the MLB World Series odds as the MLB trade deadline approaches. The Dodgers and A's still sit atop of the odds board with the Cardinals and Angels also getting assigned a lower number over the past few weeks. A live long shot? Perhaps the … [Read more...]

Best Las Vegas Sports Books – Visiting The Mirage

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Best Las Vegas Sports Books – A Visit to the Mirage               There are a lot of options for watching sports in Las Vegas and this past Sunday for the FIFA World Cup final was no different. Virtually all of the casino bars in town were showing the game and several properties were … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book NFL Odds

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Las Vegas Sports Books have already posted odds on the 2015 Super Bowl as well as win totals for every NFL team. You can even bet on who will win each division - how about the Patriots at 1-3 odds (bet $300 to win $100) to win the AFC East? Las Vegas Sports Book NFL Future Odds (As of 7-10-14) LVH/Westgate Super Book Odds to Win 2015 Super … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book News: Odds are Las Vegas Super Book Gets Even Better

"LVH" is Removed from Marquee. This Made me Nervous at First, but Westgate CEO David Siegel Promising Better Things.

Las Vegas Sports Book News - LVH becomes Westgate Las Vegas, and with it some positive news about the "Super Book." Westgate CEO David Siegel, the new operator of the former LVH, is saying all of the right things in terms of the future of the Westgate aka LVH aka Las Vegas Hilton. Only a fraction of the rooms will go the time share route so the … [Read more...]

LeBron James Opt Out Affecting NBA Odds in Vegas

LeBron James Will Dictate NBA Futures at Vegas Sports Books

LeBron James opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat put some Las Vegas sports books in a quandary - leave 2014-15 NBA Championship futures on the board or take them down until Lebron decides what to do?             Las Vegas sports books had the Heat listed anywhere from 9/2 at LVH to … [Read more...]

FIFA World Cup at Las Vegas Sports Books: News, Notes, & Updated Odds

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FIFA World Cup in Las Vegas A quick look at happenings around Las Vegas sports books during FIFA World Cup "season." Costa Rica 50-1 to Win Group D According to Jay Kornegay who runs the LVH Super Book, there were a few wagers placed on Costa Rica to win Group D (England, Italy, Uruguay) at 40-1 and 50-1 respectively. However, nobody laid the … [Read more...]

Odds to Win the FIFA World Cup

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Odds to win the FIFA World Cup have been updated in Las Vegas. The LVH Super Book and William Hill sports books (The D, Plaza, Riviera, SLS) typically have the best numbers on futures and their listed odds to win the FIFA World Cup are the best in town.             Netherlands odds are now down … [Read more...]

2014 College Football Point Spreads Available at Golden Nugget Sports Book

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2014 College Football Point Spreads - Golden Nugget Sports Book The Golden Nugget holds the distinction of being the first Las Vegas sports book to release College Football lines for the upcoming season. Point spreads for over 200 games have been posted and betting on these games at the classic Fremont Street property begins … [Read more...]

Comped Drinks at Las Vegas Sports Books – Odds are Higher

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Free Drinks at Las Vegas Sports Books - Odds are Higher During my early experiences at Las Vegas sports books that began  over 20 years ago, free drinks flowed. Find a seat, and before even getting up to bet that parlay or trifecta, a cocktail server would be around asking you the refreshment of your choosing. No drink tickets, no having to … [Read more...]