LeBron James Opt Out Affecting NBA Odds in Vegas

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

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

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

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

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...]

World Cup in Las Vegas

World Cup in Las Vegas For those that can't make it to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, catching the World Cup in Las Vegas might be the next best thing as soccer fans from all over the country and world will be hitting sports books and bars in town to catch the games. June and July is usually “quiet-time” in Las Vegas sports book land as … [Read more...]

Best Las Vegas Sports Books – Bally’s

Best Las Vegas Sports Books - Bally's Seats: Over 250 seats within the sports book and connected VIP lounge Screens: 11 big screens and over 100 individual monitors. The Bally’s Race and Sports Book is located away from the main casino area adjacent to the food court on the lower floor of the property. The sports book is dated, however … [Read more...]