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.

Evolution of the sportsbook: How bettors are changing the face of Vegas books

Jun 27, 2018 - 1:45 PM ET

Whether it’s older books doing a complete demo, relatively newer books in need of some updating, or brand-new properties unveiling state-of-the-art stuff – or a little bit of all three, as is often the case – sportsbooks in Las Vegas are evolving to meet the needs of a changing customer base.

Watch out for these red flags when shopping for a new online sportsbook

Jun 17, 2017 - 2:52 PM ET

If you're a new sports bettor looking for an online book to take your action, be sure you look into a book's background before depositing a dime. We talk to Zach Jones of about red flags and warnings to watch out for when sizing up sportsbooks.

How to fund your online sportsbook account

Jun 17, 2017 - 1:58 PM ET

Perhaps the most important part of sports betting is funding your account - you can win if you don't have the money to bet. We talk about the various payment methods available at online sportsbooks with Zach Jones of

How to get the most out of online sportsbook bonuses

Jun 17, 2017 - 1:38 PM ET

Every online sportsbook offers a different bonus or promotion, but which ones are actually good? We talk with Zach Jones of about how to best understand and use sportsbook bonus.

How to find the best online sportsbook for you

Jun 15, 2017 - 4:20 PM ET

Shopping for a new sportsbook? Who better to give advice than our friends at Zach Jones of SBR has some important factors bettors should consider when looking for a place to bet on sports online.

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

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:00 PM 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.

New sports bettor's guide to betting at the sportsbook, including new kiosk betting

Oct 8, 2016 - 11:00 PM ET

Our man on the streets of Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, hasn't always been the experienced gambling veteran that he is today. This week he takes a look back to what it was like to walk into a casino for the first time and offers advice for new sports bettors - including wagering using a kiosk.

Sports bettors shouldn't forget to sign up for casino players clubs

Mar 24, 2016 - 11:00 PM ET

Players club memberships should be second hand to any casino visitor but they aren’t, especially with sports bettors. Marc Meltzer explains why sports bettors need to take advantage of these memberships.

Best ways to score a front-row seat to the biggest betting day in Las Vegas

Jan 31, 2016 - 11:00 PM ET

Scoring a seat - a free one at that - for the Super Bowl in Las Vegas takes commitment. Marc Meltzer breaks down the best ways to score an awesome view of the "Big Game" and how to make that cheap seat feel like a million bucks.

Going downtown? Here's every sportsbook in 'Old Vegas' and how to enjoy them

Oct 18, 2015 - 11:00 PM ET

Marc Meltzer loves to prowl downtown Las Vegas and breaks down each and every sportsbook in "Old Vegas" and the best ways to enjoy them. See you Downtown!

Betting on sports in Las Vegas? Find out which operators run which sportsbooks

Sep 27, 2015 - 11:00 PM ET

Marc Meltzer, Covers' Las Vegas insider, breaks down each sportsbook in town by operator so that you know who you're betting with the next time to step up to the ticket counter.

Best under-the-radar times sports bettors should visit Vegas

Feb 13, 2015 - 11:00 PM ET

After the NCAA tournament is over we settle in for a more mellow time in the sportsbook. With that being said there are still some sneaky great times in Vegas for sports fans:

You're outta here! How to get kicked out of a sportsbook

Jan 24, 2015 - 11:00 PM ET

What does it take for a sports bettor to get the boot from the book? Most spots don’t have any sort of code or ratings system, but rather operate on more of a “you know it when you see it” stance.

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