Covers Sep 17, 2017 - 11:10 PM ETThe sportsbooks on the Vegas Strip are great but there are plenty of great places to watch and wager on football all around Las Vegas. Visitors need to get out of the bubble for a different experience. Marc Meltzer takes a look at some great spots to watch/gamble on a game off The Strip.
Covers Sep 13, 2017 - 3:07 PM ETThe 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will take place this Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Emmys are another opportunity for bettors to get their money on the table for something other than sports, and there is value to be found in the major award categories.
Covers Sep 11, 2017 - 1:52 AM ETCovers' "man about town" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, wasn't always a resident of Sin City. There was a time in his life when he was a New Yorker and an over-passionate Jets' fan. Much like his tastes may change when it comes to Vegas steakhouses, his football preferences are evolving, as well.
Covers Aug 27, 2017 - 9:08 PM ETAll spring and summer in Las Vegas, casino properties have been renovating in preparation for the busiest time of the year - football season. Marc Meltzer reviews some of the best new viewing experiences in Sin City for NFL and college football fans and bettors.
Covers Aug 27, 2017 - 8:01 PM ETThere was a casino building boom in Las Vegas nearly 10 years ago, when Aria and the Cosmopolitan opened. New casinos aren’t popping up from the ground so quickly today in Las Vegas. Covers Las Vegas writer Marc Meltzer explores how that hasn’t stopped many properties from reinventing themselves.
Covers Aug 27, 2017 - 4:21 AM ETThe other day Covers' own Marc Meltzer hit a big win playing Double Double Bonus video poker game while waiting for the line to pass at Starbucks. That got him thinking about the night in Atlantic City with just $200 in his pocket which turned into the "Greatest Night of Gambling" of his life.
Covers Jul 24, 2017 - 2:10 AM ETCovers' "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.
Covers Jul 20, 2017 - 5:33 PM ETThe Primetime Emmy nominations are out and Covers made up its odds for winners in all the major categories. Find out which television shows, studios, and actors and actresses are projected to hear their names called on award night this September.
Covers Jul 16, 2017 - 9:09 PM ETThe 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.
Covers Jul 7, 2017 - 1:34 AM ETMarc 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.
Covers Jul 2, 2017 - 11:31 PM ETIt's that time of year again. While hot dogs on the grill are always a big part of the 4th of July holiday weekend, the professional eaters won't exactly be enjoying their grilled goodies Tuesday on Coney Island at the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.
Covers Jul 2, 2017 - 8:47 PM ETThe 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.
Covers Jun 24, 2017 - 1:20 AM ETThe 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.
Covers Jun 18, 2017 - 7:18 PM ETMarc 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.
Covers Jun 11, 2017 - 9:58 PM ETEveryone 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.
Covers Jun 5, 2017 - 3:41 PM ETMarc 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.
Covers May 25, 2017 - 11:48 PM ETThere’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 15, 2017 - 12:45 AM ETMarc 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 8, 2017 - 12:14 AM ETOur "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 Apr 30, 2017 - 8:24 PM ETLeaving 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.