Las Vegas survey delivers some surprising results about gambling
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority recently released their annual survey on the visitors to Las Vegas from the previous year. The information is about who visits Las Vegas every year and what they do when they’re in Vegas. Some of the information will surprise Covers readers.
Betting on Bond: Rumored 007 replacement isn't among favorites
Odds on which Hollywood actor will be the next James Bond have been on the board at numerous online sportsbooks for some time now. However, the one name picking up steam to replace current 007 Daniel Craig isn’t even on the list of favorites.
Understanding casino edge keeps your gambling fun
Casino gambling is a form of entertainment. It’s something you’ll see me write about often because I think it's something easy to forget when looking to find positive EV and good value when betting sports. When I’m gambling, I always want to win but I always want to be entertained at the same time.
Minimal odds movement with Clinton's official announcement
Hillary Clinton has made official what we already knew; she will run for President of the United States in 2016. Despite the announcement, the former Secretary of State has not seen any change to her odds to be elected the next president according to a spokesperson from Sportsbook.ag.
Four Mayweather-Pacquiao bets you should make right now
The bulk of the betting handle will still come in on fight night at books in Las Vegas as well as online. But we talk to renowned boxing oddsmaker Joey Oddessa about which Mayweather-Pacquiao bets are holding the most value before May 2, gauging the current line moves and expected adjustments.
Baseball bettor's must-have check list for Las Vegas sportsbooks
Watching baseball in the book is like religion to me. I spend more time watching baseball in the book than doing just about anything in life. Finding the right sportsbook experience is more important for enjoying baseball than any other sport. The game moves at a slow pace, so it’s easier to notice the environment. Here are the most important factors for me when I’m looking for a sports book to watch baseball.
Las Vegas has the best pools for swimmers, sinkers and drinkers
Coinciding with the rise in temperatures, pools have been opening every week or so all across Las Vegas. Pool time in Vegas is a must and there are pool scenes for just about anyone. There are pools for people looking for a party to those looking to gamble in the sun to those that just want to hang out and relax. Let’s take a look at some of your different pool options.
Take a break from the book with these Vegas video poker bars
Marc Meltzer loves to hit up the video poker at the casino bar while watching sports. Here are his three favorite bars to play video poker in Las Vegas.
NBA Eastern Conference betting road map: Expect improvement from Miami
The Miami Heat are by no means lining their backers' pockets these days, entering the new week having dropped the cash in two of their last three games. However, I do feel this week sets up well for Miami to improve on its 28-33-4 ATS season mark.
In-game wagering gains popularity with Las Vegas sports bettors
In-game wagering. In-play wagering. In-running wagering. However you might prefer to describe it, the ability to bet on games literally while they’re being played is finally beginning to catch on in Nevada’s sportsbooks.
Is the 'square' dead in today's sports betting world?
For the better part of three decades, the sharps have owned the battle against the squares. But with the continuous rise of sports media and the 24-hour news cycle, the ever-evolving Internet age, and now Twitter and even the knowledge that comes from fantasy football, a very fair question can be asked: Have we seen the death of the square bettor?