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.

Sin City Survival Guide: How to make the most betting March Madness in Las Vegas

Mar 17, 2019 - 3:32 PM ET

There’s no better place to experience March Madness than the sportsbook, and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Vegas sun for the first weekend of the NCAA, Sin City insider Marc Meltzer has been directing tourists with his tips on tackling the tournament for years now. Here are some of his best.

Where To Bet: Grading Las Vegas' Best Sportsbooks

Jan 21, 2019 - 1:44 PM ET

Sports betting has never been so popular. That means a number of Las Vegas casinos have pumped money back into their race and sports properties the past few years, giving way to a sportsbook renaissance that is more about the experience than just a spot to get your bets in. Covers.com grades the very best in Vegas books.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Heat up your holiday with Christmas in Sin City

Dec 11, 2018 - 10:25 PM ET

December is one of the best months to visit Vegas - whether it's for Xmas or New Year's. Marc Meltzer and Patrick Everson are inside Sak Rok at The Park, breaking down "What's Hot In Vegas" this month.

Cutting the cord: Sports in the era of streaming

Dec 11, 2018 - 8:41 AM ET

Thanks to online streaming services, cutting the cord from cable is now easier than ever for sports fans. Our resident Las Vegas expert, Marc Meltzer, walks you through some of the different streaming options available, to get your sports fix without those exorbitant cable bills.

A smart (and succinct) guide to smart speakers

Dec 3, 2018 - 10:41 AM ET

Smart Speakers are all the rage this year when it comes to electronics. Our resident Las Vegas expert, Marc Meltzer, breaks down this growing industry.

The ever-changing mattress world: Ten tips for buying a new bed

Dec 3, 2018 - 12:52 AM ET

Buying a mattress is one of the more important purchases you’ll make for your house, but the process of doing so sure has changed over the last few years. Our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer, has some tips about researching a new mattress before you start your bed-buying journey.

Why winter beer season is the best beer season

Dec 3, 2018 - 12:00 AM ET

Different seasons present different reasons to drink a particular type of beer. During the summer we want a cold beer that we can drink quickly. But winter is different. Our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer gives you the low down on what to look for and where to find the best winter brews as the temperature drops.

Where to get a striploin on the Strip: A carnivore's guide to Las Vegas

Dec 2, 2018 - 11:45 PM ET

As a follow up to his piece about different cuts of beef and steak doneness, our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, shares some of his thoughts on the best restaurants to go to in Vegas for a steak dinner.

From "August and everything after" to "Zooropa," 1993 was a year for amazing albums.

Dec 2, 2018 - 1:56 PM ET

Our Las Vegas expert Marc Meltzer reminisces about the amazing year in music that 1993 was.

What's Hot in Las Vegas: Give thanks to Sin City's new sensations in November

Nov 6, 2018 - 3:56 PM ET

November is a great month to visit Las Vegas. The holidays kickoff with Thanksgiving and there are a ton of new spots along the Strip and beyond to eat and experience. Marc Meltzer and Patrick Everson are inside Sake Rok at The Park telling you "What's Hot In Vegas" this month.

What cut and temperature of steak is your perfect pairing?

Oct 21, 2018 - 1:49 AM ET

The mouth waters at the thought of going to a fancy steakhouse and knowing the different cuts of steak is as important as knowing how you like the steak prepared. Luckily, our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, helps you figure out what cut and temperature of steak is the perfect pairing for you.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Sin City Halloween has plenty of tricks and treats this October

Oct 4, 2018 - 10:06 AM ET

Halloween in Las Vegas is always a crazy time. Marc Meltzer and Patrick Everson are inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot In Vegas" for October, from great eats, amazing shows, the new NHL season and the return of Conor McGregor to Sin City for UFC 229.

Nothing goes better with sports betting than your own home brew

Sep 27, 2018 - 8:35 AM ET

What is a beer lover to do when they've tried every tap at their local watering hole and grown tired of the selection at their neighborhood? Why, brew their own suds of course. Our "Man About Town" Marc Meltzer looks at the wide world of beer kits and set you on the first step to becoming your own brew master.

It's football season, so that means it's time to upgrade your TV

Sep 5, 2018 - 3:56 PM ET

It’s football season and that means it’s time to step up that TV game. Whether you’re looking to upgrade the man cave, or just a second screen so you can watch the Red Zone and a featured game at the same time, there plenty of great TV’s available. Our "Man About Town" Marc Meltzer reviews some of the best TV's on the market for any budget.

The new age TV every sports bettor needs in their man cave

Sep 1, 2018 - 11:08 PM ET

Football season is always a good excuse to upgrade TV’s. There are so many options to watch TV nowadays that they can all start to look the same. But sometimes you see something that is a real game changer. Our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer found an Ultra 4K laser projector that belongs on every sports bettors holiday wish list.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Say goodbye to summer with September in Sin City

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:48 PM ET

Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean Las Vegas is any less hot. Patrick Everson and Marc Meltzer are inside Sake Rok at The Park discussing the very best in Sin City for September, starting with a wild Labor Day Weekend.

Finding the perfect cup of single-serve coffee

Aug 16, 2018 - 4:56 PM ET

There’s nothing like that first cup of coffee in the morning. It can set the tone for the whole day. Unfortunately for our "Man About Town" Marc Meltzer his coffee maker broke, but that just means he has set out on a quest to find a new machine and of course, that perfect cup of coffee.

The right set of headphones is the key to happy travel

Aug 16, 2018 - 2:39 PM ET

There's nothing worse then settling into your seat on a plane to realize that the inevitable crying baby is sitting behind you. But fear not, our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas Marc Meltzer, reviews some of the best noise cancelling headphones on the market, that will make your travel more like a dream.

Which brown booze is for you, and how it can enhance your gambling in Vegas

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:52 PM ET

Our "Man About Town" in Las Vegas used to never touch the brown stuff, booze that is. But a desire to consume less liquid at the tables and make fewer trips to the restroom when gambling inspired him to experiment with the brown stuff and he's here to bring you the results.

The newbs (and sports bettors) introduction to eSports

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:29 PM ET

For our "Man About Town" Marc Meltzer, long gone are the days of just sitting on the couch with some friends having a game of Madden or Tony Hawk skateboarding. That can make the world of competitive gaming intimidating for a newcomer, so Meltzer is here to give you a quick rundown of the games that are big in eSports landscape and that sports bettors should have on their radar in the future.

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