Super Bowl in Las Vegas – Big Game Weekend in Sin City is Here

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Super Bowl Las Vegas Style Las Vegas sports books anticipate big crowds in town, as people take advantage of the holiday weekend. Which holiday weekend you ask? Super Bowl weekend of course! Tens of thousands of sports fans and sports bettors will descend on Las Vegas over the next several days and the action in Las Vegas sports books as well … [Read more...]

Super Bowl in Las Vegas – Current Super Bowl Odds from Various Vegas Casinos

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Super Bowl in Las Vegas – Current Super Bowl Odds from Various Vegas Casinos If you plan to be in Las Vegas for Super Bowl weekend, odds are that you will be making a wager on the game. If so, it makes sense to shop for the best number as even a ½ point difference in the point spread can be the difference between tearing up a betting ticket … [Read more...]

Betting Sports in Las Vegas – The Thanksgiving 3-Team Parlay That Could Hammer Vegas Sports Books

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This past NFL Sunday saw some wild finishes that provided a roller coaster ride for sports bettors and Vegas sports book operators alike. The Jaguars (-15 vs Texans) and the Chargers (+7.5 vs Broncos) covering as underdogs provided some relief to Vegas sports books as the darlings of the betting public: The Packers and the Patriots covered the … [Read more...]

Betting Sports in Las Vegas – Vegas Sports Books Take a Big Hit as NFL Favorites Roll

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Betting Sports in Las Vegas – Vegas Sports Books Take a Big Hit “Horrible luck” and “bad day today” are words usually uttered by the sports book bettor at the conclusion of a losing day when parlays were just missed and the 20-star lock play went bust. But on Monday morning, the sports book operators are the ones grumbling as Las Vegas … [Read more...]

Betting on Sports in Las Vegas: 10 Non-Smoking Sports Books

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My experience with sports betting in Las Vegas began in the early 90s when I would frequent the Sands and Gold Coast sports books on my trips to Sin City, with an occasional stop to watch big sporting events at Caesars Palace and The Mirage as well. All of the aforementioned sports books had something different to offer; some were more intimate … [Read more...]

Cantor’s Rumored Takeover of Caesars Palace Sports Book Heating up Again

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During a trip to Las Vegas last year, I sparked up a conversation with one of the friendly Caesars Palace sports book staff members. The main topic of our brief chat was regarding the imminent take over by Cantor Gaming and how it would change the Caesars Palace sports book as well as the other sports betting facilities around town. He just smiled … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book News – This Year in The NFL, the Underdog is King

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A few weeks ago, Vegas books made a killing with the Seahawk’s upset win vs. The Packers on the disputed Monday Night Football play. Although the controversial finish to the game doomed the replacement refs, it certainly did the opposite for Vegas sports books as a reported 80% of all money bet on the game was on the Packers to cover the -3 point … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Book News – Sports Betting Apps: Handle or Hassle?

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Mobile web  applications  for sport book betting are becoming more readily available for Nevada locals – and they come in handy even when there’s a sports book within a short drive. For the Vegas visitor, an app on their smart phone to place sports bets while in town can be convenient; however, part of the allure of Vegas for the sports fan … [Read more...]

NFL Monday Night Football – Whether it’s Tebow or Sanchez, Jets Still Big Underdog in Vegas

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The New York Jets are 10-point underdogs vs. The Houston Texans at most Las Vegas sports books (LVH and Caesars both at Jets +10) as of lunchtime on Monday. The line will probably trend towards Jets +11 at kickoff, as the late steam on Houston is evident. What is also evident is that whether it’s Tim Tebow or Mark Sanchez under center, The Jets … [Read more...]

NFL Replacement Refs Monday Night Football Fiasco Has Big Impact on Las Vegas Sports Books

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The NFL is the ultimate reality show and the circus-like ending to the Monday Night Football game between the Seahawks and Packers proved that point. The controversial finish had a substantial bearing on millions of dollars bet on the game, not to mention fantasy football owners who had the Packers D or Golden Tate in their starting line ups. As … [Read more...]