The Latest from: Marc Meltzer

Marc Meltzer eats, drinks, breathes and sleeps (barely) Las Vegas. If there’s a hot new nightclub opening, he’s in the VIP getting bottle service. If you’re searching for the best spots to eat in town, Marc’s memorized the menu. And if you want to gamble - be it at the sportsbook, table games, video poker or even Sigma Derby – Marc knows all the tricks to stretch your dollar, from betting strategy, to finding the best odds, to how to score some juicy comps. “What happens in Vegas” is what Marc is all about.

Keep your eyes peeled for these Happy Hour specials next time you're in Las Vegas

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Covers' "Man About Town" Marc Meltzer does plenty of #restauranting and #foodsploring in Las Vegas and he has put together a brief list of his favorite Happy Hour experiences for both The Strip and downtown.

Summer provides opportunity for plenty of changes in Las Vegas casinos/sportsbooks

Jul 16, 2017 - 6:09 PM ET

The weather is blazing hot in Las Vegas and the betting menu is light. It's a perfect time of year for casinos all over the city to renovate their properties and Marc Meltzer has the latest details on construction in Sin City.

Some observations from a gambling vacation on the Las Vegas Strip

Jul 6, 2017 - 10:33 PM ET

Marc Meltzer, our "man about town" in Las Vegas, has just returned from his annual vacation where he immerses himself in everything Sin City has to offer. He offers up a few observations (good and bad) and suggestions for anyone planning their next visit.

NBA Summer League will invade Las Vegas from July 7 to July 17

Jul 1, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

The NBA Summer League is one of the hidden gems for hardcore basketball fans. It is one of the best entertainment values in Las Vegas and will run from July 7 to July 17 on the campus of UNLV. And yes, you can gamble on it.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: July in Sin City is worth standing the heat

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:31 PM ET

Temperatures on the Vegas Strip are constantly in the triple digits and the only thing hotter than the July weather is the entertainment around town. We're inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot In Las Vegas" with Las Vegas insider Marc Meltzer.

It's time to start booking your hockey vacation to Las Vegas

Jun 23, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

The NHL's expansion draft is complete, the league's entry draft is done, and the league has released their full schedule for the 2017-18 season. Now is the perfect time to start planning a trip to Las Vegas to see your favorite team take on the new Golden Knights.

Be sure to practice, practice, practice before your next Vegas vacation

Jun 18, 2017 - 4:17 PM ET

Marc Meltzer's annual Las Vegas "vacation" is rapidly approaching. With that in mind, it's time for him to discuss the importance of gambling practice - golf, video games, and everything in between.

Tips to maximize your comps during your next trip to Las Vegas

Jun 11, 2017 - 3:05 PM ET

Everyone wants some of that Las Vegas love when it comes to freebies from the casinos. Marc Meltzer offers some advice on how to maximize the casino rewards system and improve your upgrades during your next visit to Sin City.

Some high "house edge" bets to avoid on your next casino visit

Jun 5, 2017 - 12:41 PM ET

Marc Meltzer likes to discuss his favorite games to play when wagering in Las Vegas. This time around, however, he educates you on the casino bets with the highest "house edge" that you should avoid at all times.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Sin City summer starts to sizzle in June

Jun 1, 2017 - 3:11 PM ET

Summer hits Sin City in June and Las Vegas could be the hottest place on earth - and we don't just mean the temperature on the Strip. Massive festivals, huge sporting events, and robot bartenders - yeah, you heard us - highlight "What's Hot In Las Vegas" this month.

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

May 25, 2017 - 8:47 PM ET

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.

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

May 14, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

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.

Listing Las Vegas: Top 5 reasons to visit TopGolf at the MGM Grand

May 11, 2017 - 11:05 AM ET

If you haven't been to TopGolf Las Vegas yet, Marc Meltzer gives you five good reasons to visit in his latest installment of "Listing Las Vegas" FORE!

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

May 7, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

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.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: May is packed with top-tier entertainment

May 3, 2017 - 10:24 PM ET

May might possibly be the best month to visit Las Vegas. The weather is perfect, the entertainment is amazing, and the surplus of holidays gives you plenty to celebrate. We're talking "What's Hot In Las Vegas" with Marc Meltzer from the rooftop patio at Sake Rok.

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

Apr 29, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

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.

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

Apr 22, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

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.

U.S. Fantasy is the best baseball betting option you don't know about

Apr 16, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

With daily fantasy outlawed in Nevada, sportsbooks are offering an alternative version of fantasy sports - U.S. Fantasy. Marc Meltzer, who loves all things baseball and betting, breaks down how this form of fantasy works and why is could be the best new option for MLB fans.

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

Apr 8, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

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.

Pro sports are coming to Las Vegas and it's time to start planning for your visit

Apr 2, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

You may have heard that the Oakland Raiders have been given permission to relocate to Las Vegas. Marc Meltzer has some tips to help you prepare for your NFL visit to Sin City, as well as the upcoming launch of the NHL's Golden Knights.

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