Best Las Vegas Sports Books – Orleans Sports Book Review

The Orleans Race & Sports Book Seating: Desks and individual counters for up to 125 people Screens:  Over 40 screens of varying sizes in the sports book with nearly 100 individual monitors. Also, one 64 square foot jumbo screen. The Orleans sports book is an old school-type of spot with all of the modern amenities a solid Vegas sports … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Sports Books with the Best Food Options – Off Strip

  This is the second in a series: Las Vegas Sports Books with the Best Food Options There are plenty of food options at Las Vegas sports books and some are certainly better than others. If you decide to hunker down for a day of betting sports or playing the ponies, having some tasty grub nearby is certainly a plus. Most sports books … [Read more...]

Betting Sports in Las Vegas – Odds to Win The 2013 Masters Golf Tournament

The first of Golf's major championships tees off this weekend and Las Vegas sports books will be taking betting action all week leading up to the start of the festivities at Augusta. Tiger Woods is the big favorite at 3-1. 2013 Masters Odds LVH Las Vegas TIGER WOODS 3-1 RORY McILROY 10-1 PHIL MICKELSON 10-1 BRANDT SNEDEKER 20-1 LUKE … [Read more...]

Super Bowl in Las Vegas Trip Report – Sports Books, Prop Bets, Big Crowds, and Living “Life on the Line”

Super Bowl in Las Vegas Trip Report – Sports Books, Big Crowds, and Living “Life on the Line” Super Bowl 47 festivities arrived in Las Vegas this past weekend and with it came a record-breaking day for Las Vegas sports books, enormous crowds, an exciting NFL game, and a red carpet movie premiere. I was fortunate enough to experience … [Read more...]

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

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 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...]

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...]

Betting on Sports in Las Vegas – 7 Tips for Getting Free Drinks at the Sports Book

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Whether it’s the bite sized food samples at Costco or the comped Las Vegas show, getting a freebie is always fun. At Las Vegas sports books, scoring a free drink isn’t as easy as it used to be. That said, the sports book is one of the easiest places in Las Vegas to get complimentary drinks. And if you make the … [Read more...]

Free Drinks and Comps at Some Las Vegas Sports Books are Harder to Come By

A recent Casino City Times article provides some insight into the state of comps at Las Vegas Sports Books. As The Vegas Parlay indicates in our sports book reviews, Cantor run books are tough for freebies. LVH (formerly The Las Vegas Hilton) however, is still one of the best when it comes to taking care of their sports book customers. They are one … [Read more...]