College Football Play via Paul Stone

Flamingo Sports Book Las Vegas

Boise State -7 over Fresno State  From 1-11 last season to 8-3 this year, Fresno State’s turnaround under first-year head coach Jeff Tedford has been one of the top ‘under-the-radar’ stories of 2017. Defense has been the primary reason for Fresno’s seismic shift as the Bulldogs are allowing just 17.3 points per game to rank 12th … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Books – What I’m Thankful For

The Recently Renovated Super Book is Still the Crown Jewel of the Off-Strip Westgate

A list of what I’m thankful for just about every Las Vegas sports book on or near the Las Vegas Strip. SouthPoint – Thankful that your sports book has a liberal free drink ticket policy, cheap hot dogs at the sports book, and the adjacent Del Mar Lounge with tons of screens and $2 drafts. Silverton – It’s great to see that nice new … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book Super Bowl Odds

Belichick Brady

NFL playoff races are heating up and Las Vegas sports books have updated NFL Super Bowl odds. Patriots remain the favorites  while a dark horse longshot at 80-1 should be considered a value play given they are the best team in their division, regardless of their record - the LA Chargers. Westgate Las Vegas Super Book NFL Super Bowl Odds Patriots … [Read more...]

Paul Stone’s Comp College Play

The Familiar Blue of William Hill Sports Books Coming to the Vegas Strip (Primm Location Pictured)

Iowa -7 over Purdue - One week after shellacking Ohio State by 31 points in one of the season’s  biggest shockers, the Iowa Hawkeyes fell back down to Earth last week on the floor of Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin not only handled the Hawkeyes, it manhandled them. On the receiving end of a one-sided 38-14 thumping, Iowa only mustered a … [Read more...]

College Football Play via Paul Stone

Betting Counter at the New California Sports Book Downtown

Boston College +3 over NC State - The Boston College Eagles enter Saturday’s home contest against the North Carolina State Wolfpack on a three-game winning streak, with all coming as a betting underdog. In fact, Boston College, which is coming off a bye, outperformed the line in those three wins (Louisville, Virginia and Florida State) by a … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book News – Monte Carlo Sports Book Moving…But When?

Monte Carlo Sports Book to be Re-Located

The state of the existing sports book at the Monte Carlo definitely has the feel of a place that will be seeing its final days soon. On a recent visit, the sports book was closed at 8:45 pm on a Friday night. There was a college football game still going as well as a couple of NBA games. The faded large screen in the middle of the sports book was … [Read more...]

College Football Play via Paul Stone

Betting Counter at the New California Sports Book Downtown

Iowa +18 over Ohio State  - The Ohio State Buckeyes are riding high after last week’s come-from-behind 39-38 victory over Penn State. By virtue of the win which kept their national title aspirations alive, the Buckeyes debuted at No. 6 this week in the 2017 season’s initial College Football Playoff Rankings. Strange things, however, can … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Books – Best of (Part 1 in a Series)


PART 1 IN A SERIES Las Vegas is increasingly being known as a sports town. The NHL has come to Sin City, the Raiders are on their way, and major media sports outlets regularly report on the Las Vegas Sports Book point spread when providing information on a game. Most of the warranted Las Vegas hype revolves around nightclubs, shows, and good … [Read more...]