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.

'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 30, 2017 - 2:40 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.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Spring has sprung in Sin City this April

Apr 1, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Springtime brings some the best weather in Las Vegas and makes April a must-visit month to be in Sin City. We're inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot In Las Vegas" for April, including baseball betting, big music events and - of course - those infamous Vegas pool parties!

A look back at the opening weekend of March Madness in Las Vegas

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Experiencing the opening weekend of March Madness in Las Vegas is seriously unlike watching the games anywhere in the world. Marc Meltzer takes a look back at the "madness" in Sin City for 2017.

The next massive city-wide party in Las Vegas is Derby Weekend

Mar 18, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

With the extremely busy and exciting opening weekend of March Madness all wrapped up, it's time to look ahead to the next wild weekend in Las Vegas. Kentucky Derby weekend and Cinco De Mayo, as always, will fuse into the party of the spring in Sin City.

Take the madness out of March in Las Vegas with these non-hoops activities

Mar 9, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

What happens when you hate hoops and find yourself stuck in the sports betting mecca for the busiest wagering weekend of the year? You have fun, that's what. Marc Meltzer tells you how to take the madness out of March in Las Vegas.

MLB blackouts are still a major issue in Las Vegas sportsbooks

Mar 4, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

One of the best elements of placing a wager on a sporting event in Las Vegas is being able to sit in the book and watch the game on the big screens. Unfortunately, due to MLB blackout restrictions, that isn't always possible.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: The Madness takes over Sin City in March

Mar 1, 2017 - 5:42 AM ET

Planning a trip to Las Vegas this March? Marc Meltzer is inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about the must-see, must-do events for the month, including college conference tournaments and the Backstreet Boys.

Conference Championship week becoming one of the best times to visit Las Vegas

Feb 22, 2017 - 1:47 PM ET

Covers' "Man On The Streets" of Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, takes a look at the rising popularity of college basketball conference tournaments in Sin City - both at the sportsbooks and in the local arenas.

A look at eye-popping 2016 financial data from Nevada sportbooks

Feb 20, 2017 - 7:45 AM ET

Marc Meltzer takes a look at the 2016 financial data submitted by Nevada sportsbooks and compares those numbers to a matching categories from 32 years ago.

Several Las Vegas sportsbooks will undergo renovations in 2017

Feb 8, 2017 - 2:23 PM ET

Just before New Year's Eve, our "man about town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer put together a sports bettor's wish list for 2017. Well, someone was listening as the sportsbook renovation announcements are rolling in fast and furious.

With the Super Bowl all wrapped up, it's on to the next event for Las Vegas

Feb 5, 2017 - 10:17 AM ET

With the Super Bowl in the rear view mirror it's on to the next wave of events for bettors and vacationers in Las Vegas. Marc Meltzer has some info on what's up next for Sin City.

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