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'Tis the season for gambling at (and in) the pools of Las Vegas

There’s a pool scene for everyone in Vegas - even us degenerate gamblers. Our "man on the street" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, breaks down where and when are the best options for playing some cards or rolling some dice outdoors in Sin City.
Covers May 25, 2017 - 11:48 PM ET

Do you like beer? Las Vegas has plenty of craft beer options to satisfy any taste

Marc Meltzer likes beer. It's a tough gig, but he's been doing plenty of tasting and has put together a list of some of the best spots in Las Vegas to enjoy a cold brew (or room temperature if that's your taste). Thank us later.
Covers May 15, 2017 - 12:45 AM ET

Pull up a chair, grab a drink, and get in on some Pai Gow Poker

Our "man on the streets" of Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, reveals his favorite table game to play during his casino sessions and it doesn't fall among the usual vices like Texas hold 'em poker, blackjack, craps, or roulette.
Covers May 8, 2017 - 12:14 AM ET

Golfstream is an amazing new addition to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

Leaving the Vegas Strip may no longer be necessary for the recreational golfer just looking to hit a few balls and drop a few putts. Marc Meltzer takes a look at the newest addition to the golf-themed lineup in Las Vegas - Golfstream.
Covers Apr 30, 2017 - 8:24 PM ET

Las Vegas casinos welcoming new games and new betting options in 2017

You’ve already heard this before but casino operators in Las Vegas are trying to increase gambling revenue by changing rules and odds so they can squeeze every penny from a shrinking customer base.
Covers Apr 27, 2017 - 1:19 AM ET

Survey results show visitors to Las Vegas are gambling less than ever

Marc Meltzer dove into the annual survey results released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and found some very interesting, however not entirely surprising, results in regards to visitors' gambling habits.

Covers Apr 16, 2017 - 2:40 AM ET

Parlays may be 'sucker bets' but they scare the crap out of bookies

Parlays and teasers draw laughs from some seasoned sports betting veterans but no one is laughing on the other side of the counter. Longtime Vegas oddsmaker Peter Korner dives into whether these types of wagers are still considered "sucker bets".

Covers Apr 9, 2017 - 5:37 PM ET

Kentucky Derby betting favorites taking shape as prep races begin

The Kentucky Derby is about a month away and the top three-year-olds are starting to rise to the top of the odds board. We're talking early Derby odds with Johnny Avello, executive director of the Wynn Las Vegas.

Covers Apr 9, 2017 - 4:41 AM ET

Moving Day at Masters lives up to name, new faves for Final Round

Moving Day at the 2017 edition of the Masters lived up to its billing with several big-name players marching up the leaderboard on Saturday and that means we have a new favorite heading into the Final Round.

Covers Apr 9, 2017 - 1:07 AM ET

Fowler favored after 2nd Round of Masters, but is it Sergio's year?

There is a four way tie atop the leaderboard heading into Moving Day at the 2017 Masters and while Rickie Fowler is the betting favorite, is it finally time for Sergio Garcia to capture his first major championship?

Covers Apr 8, 2017 - 1:40 AM ET

The Masters 2017: Day 1 recap and updated odds to win

So, Day 1 of the 2017 Masters is in the books...and what a day it was. There was certainly no shortage of drama and story-lines as the world's greatest golfers (well, most of them) took on the world's greatest golf tournament.

Covers Apr 7, 2017 - 12:37 AM ET

How to handicap golf betting odds like a Las Vegas pro

Golf season is here and whether it's the major tournaments or the weekly events, handicapping the PGA Tour odds takes skill and knowledge. Covers Experts' Brady Kannon shares his tips and tactics for making money betting golf odds.

Covers Apr 6, 2017 - 10:30 PM ET

There are more than enough ways to wager on PGA golf odds

The PGA season is in full swing and that means odds for weekly events and the majors are live for betting. We look at all the ways you can wager on golf, from outright winner to player matchups and props, with help from Brady Kannon.

Covers Apr 6, 2017 - 10:25 PM ET

Clear favorite Johnson withdraws from 2017 Masters

Johnson, the World No. 1 and heavy 11/2 favorite to win the Green Jacket, slipped on a small flight of wooden stairs in his rental home Wednesday evening, resulting in him pulling out of the Masters.

Covers Apr 6, 2017 - 6:32 PM ET

Injury to Masters favorite Dustin Johnson shakes up odds to win

Masters favorite, Dustin Johnson, reportedly slipped and fell down a flight of wet wooden stairs Wednesday afternoon and suffered an injured back. With his status questionable for the event the odds have taken a turn.

Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 11:02 PM ET

Complete 2017 Masters odds: DJ injury opens up the field

Players are teeing off for the 81st Masters Tournament at famed Augusta National and it is no surprise the absolutely on-fire Dustin Johnson is the clear cut favorite when it comes to odds on who will win this year's Green Jacket.

Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 7:06 PM ET

18-need-to-know betting notes for the 2017 Masters

It's the 81st installment of the Masters, so our sample size is large enough to help us establish a profile of what a Masters champion looks like. Joe Fortenbaugh brings you 18-need-to-know stats when picking the next winner of the Green Jacket.

Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 2:04 PM ET

Golf cappers are banking on these Masters betting trends and stats

The Masters is the unofficial start to the golf betting season, and who better than to break down the betting angles than Covers Experts' new golf handicapper, Brady Kannon. We're inside The Still Las Vegas talking Masters betting odds.

Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 12:13 PM ET

Johnson is a runaway favorite to win the Masters in Las Vegas

The first major of the golf season is almost here. The Masters tees off from Augusta this week and we're inside The Mirage sportsbook talking golf betting odds with Jay Rood, vice president of race and sports for MGM Resorts.

Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 12:17 AM ET

The Masters 2017 Betting Preview: Tips for picking Green Jacket winner

The unofficial start of spring is here, The Masters, and while avid golf fans live for this weekend, even non-golf enthusiasts know about this epic tournament and what it means. Matt Fargo breaks down the historic course at Augusta National.

Covers Apr 5, 2017 - 12:15 AM ET
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