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.

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

Apr 23, 2017 - 7:25 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.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Super Bowl kicks off a fantastic February in Sin City

Feb 1, 2017 - 5:57 AM ET

February in Las Vegas starts with a bang, when more than 300,000 football fans flock to Sin City to bet the Big Game. We're inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot In Las Vegas" in February with Marc Meltzer, who points out the best new food and fun options this month.

Have a game plan for the best Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas

Jan 28, 2017 - 7:29 AM ET

After last year's Super Bowl, Marc Meltzer woke up on the floor of his hotel room. He's got some great advice for game planning the best Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas, even if he doesn't always follow it.

2016 Las Vegas casino revenue reports show drastic shift in focus

Jan 22, 2017 - 1:52 PM ET

In this day and age, most businesses don’t simply operate on a gut feeling. Sure, they need intuition in order to be successful but they use data to support why they’re making decisions. We see data supporting decisions in the sports world all of the time. Baseball might have been first using data and analytics, but every professional sport now uses whatever information they can find.

Make Super Sunday in Vegas extra special by finding the right party

Jan 13, 2017 - 10:17 AM ET

Super Bowl is one of the busiest times of year for Las Vegas and Sin City answers that demand with a slew of Big Game viewing parties. Marc Meltzer helps you size up these soirees and make the most of your Super Sunday.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: January jam-packed with new eats and great shows

Jan 11, 2017 - 3:38 PM ET

Heading to Sin City this month? Our "man about town", Marc Meltzer, gives you an insiders tour of the new shows and restaurants opening in January and tells you "What's Hot In Las Vegas".

There's never been a better time to go off the Strip for your Vegas vacation

Jan 7, 2017 - 11:54 AM ET

The lure of the Las Vegas Strip comes with a price. But as Marc Meltzer will tell you, off-Strip properties are stepping up their games - better rooms, restaurants, and gambling - and giving Sin City tourist an incredible experience at a discount price.

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