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

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...]

Free Selection Friday – NFL & NCAA Football

The Vegas Parlay Free Selection Friday – NCAA and NFL We’ve been high percentage with NFL and we’re poised to start a strong NCAA run. Enjoy the Football weekend! For Entertainment Purposes Only NCAA Football Ohio State +1 at Penn State:  Put up or shut up time for Urban Meyer’s boys as they put their undefeated record on the line. … [Read more...]

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

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

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?

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...]

Las Vegas Night Club or Sports Book?

If one thing has stayed traditional in Vegas, it’s the sports book. Sure, over the last several years, the “super book” layout that is found in places like Caesars Palace, The Mirage, and The LVH has made way to the more boutique-style sports book set up employed by The Aria and several of the Cantor operated sports books in town (i.e. Hard … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Best Las Vegas Sports Books – Hard Rock Sports Book Review

Seats: Seating for approximately 150, with booths and tables also available Screens: 3 ultra high-def big screens and about a dozen additional plasma/LCDscreens that configure to more screens when necessary. Individual monitors in most seating areas. The Hard Rock Race and Sports Book contains a typical Cantor Gaming layout with sleek looking … [Read more...]