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 is the place to be for NCAA basketball conference tournament time

Feb 15, 2018 - 9:49 AM ET

Mainstream sports fans gearing up to visit Las Vegas are getting ready for the first weekend of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, however, sports bettors that love college hoops are often looking at a different amazing experience in Sin City - conference tournament time might be the pinnacle for serious bettors.

Digging deep into legal marijuana in Las Vegas

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

Covers' "man about town" in Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, dives into legal marijuana. Marc discusses weed with Armen Yemenidjian, CEO of Essence Vegas, about where to buy, how to buy, where to legally use, and the future of the industry in Sin City.

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

Feb 1, 2018 - 1:16 PM ET

Las Vegas explodes to start the month, with Super Bowl bringing legions of football fans to the sports betting Mecca. But there's more than just Big Game betting in February, and Marc Meltzer and Patrick Everson get you caught up on "What's Hot In Vegas" this month. Don't miss out.

The Las Vegas Super Bowl Party scene has something for everyone on game day

Jan 28, 2018 - 8:27 PM ET

Whether you're looking to chill at a gaming table, score a free seat in a sportsbook, pay for a guaranteed couch in a sportsbook, or go all out for an all-you-can-eat-and-drink Big Game experience, there is something for everyone in Las Vegas on Super Bowl Sunday. Marc Meltzer has a few suggestions if you're in Sin City for February 4.

Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco talks baseball betting, playing poker, Pete Rose, and his new Vegas show

Jan 21, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

Jose Canseco joins a team a former pro athletes in a brand new show in Las Vegas this month. Our Marc Meltzer caught up with controversial slugger and picked his brain about the best ways to handicap baseball, playing poker, Pete Rose, and what you can expect when he takes the stage in "Renegades".

The best gambling options in the neighbourhood of Raiders' new headquarters in Henderson, Nevada

Jan 14, 2018 - 9:48 PM ET

The Raiders will be building their practice facility and team headquarters in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson, Nevada. This will become a very busy location for all non-game day activities and traffic. With that in mind, Marc Meltzer takes a look at the best places to gamble in the area.

More than ever, Casino gamblers in Las Vegas and beyond are chasing big jackpots

Jan 9, 2018 - 11:47 AM ET

In the past year or two, there has been one trend that crosses all casino gambling. More than ever before, gamblers are looking for a big jackpot with minimal investment. Not only are gamblers looking for a big score with a small bet on slot machines and table games, but they’re doing the same in the sportsbook with parlays and teasers.

What's Hot in Vegas: Start 2018 off right with a super January in Sin City

Jan 8, 2018 - 11:03 PM ET

The New Year opens with a busy January in Las Vegas, headlined by classic rock concerts and one of the biggest conventions of the year. Marc Meltzer and Patrick Everson are inside Sake Rok at The Park, telling you "What's Hot in Vegas" for January.

A look back at Las Vegas sportsbook renovations in 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 8:05 PM ET

In 2017 we saw a slew of renovations, upgrades, and even new sportsbooks. With the year coming to an end it’s a good time to look back at some of the best new sportsbook experiences in Las Vegas. Marc Meltzer recaps the improvements in Sin City during the last calendar year.

The perfect casual food/drink pairing for each New Year's Day football game

Dec 27, 2017 - 10:46 PM ET

New Year’s Day college football bowl games are one of the best traditions in sports. They’re the perfect way to recover from what’s typically a late boozy night. Marc Meltzer offers some eating and drinking advice for the best college football day of the year.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: There's nothing like a Sin City Christmas

Dec 17, 2017 - 10:00 PM ET

There's something about Las Vegas during the holidays. Between Christmas and New Year's more than 800,000 tourist will descend upon the city for the best in holiday cheer. We're inside Sake Rok at The Park getting the inside scoop on "What's Hot In Las Vegas" for the December.

2018 World Series Of Poker schedule and details announced with a few changes

Dec 13, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

One of the best traditions in gambling returns to Las Vegas for the 49th year in 2018. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will be played at Rio from May 29 through July 17. This is the richest, most prestigious and longest-running poker series in the world. Marc Meltzer breaks down the schedule.

Bowl season in Vegas: It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Dec 10, 2017 - 6:42 PM ET

While most football fans are just looking forward to the College Football Playoff games on New Year’s Day, sports bettors are eagerly anticipating the first game of the new season. The first day of bowl season this year has six games beginning with the Celebration Bowl at 9 am Pacific on December 16.

Listing Las Vegas: An overview of the best steakhouses in Sin City

Dec 2, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

Marc Metlzer loves a good steak. Who better to put together an overview of the best steakhouses in Las Vegas than a guy who has visited almost every one? This is an article you must bookmark and save for your next visit to Sin City.

This is my Las Vegas. What is yours?

Nov 23, 2017 - 1:43 PM ET

Marc Meltzer has been able to experience Las Vegas through many different lenses: wide-eyed tourist, veteran visitor, and now - after seven years in the desert - a Sin City local. He breaks down his experiences as he's grown alongside Las Vegas, which has undergone massive facelifts in recent years.

Look outside the casinos in Las Vegas for great food and drink options

Nov 19, 2017 - 7:37 PM ET

Our "man on the streets" of Las Vegas, Marc Meltzer, certainly knows a thing or two about the best places to eat and/or drink in Sin City. While the touristy restaurants and pubs in the casinos are mostly great, you can certainly find better value away from The Strip.

Are "side bets" at the craps table a good way to build or bust your bankroll?

Nov 12, 2017 - 3:56 PM ET

Side bets give action junkies a potential big jackpot payout. Some people need the extra action to make the games more fun. Like most side bets, the newer craps bets often come with a hefty house edge so if you want that chance for the big win, you’re going to have to pay for it.

With baseball in the rear view, it's now officially basketball season in Las Vegas

Nov 4, 2017 - 11:00 PM ET

While Covers' "man on the streets" Marc Meltzer remains a massive baseball fan, and sports betting in Las Vegas remains a football-first industry, basketball is certainly rising in popularity with bettors in Nevada and around the world.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Make it a November to remember in Sin City

Nov 2, 2017 - 3:09 PM ET

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas is one of the busiest times of the year. Marc Metlzer and Patrick Everson are inside Sake Rok at The Park, telling you "What's Hot In Las Vegas" for the month of November, including NASCAR, ax throwing, Tony Bennett, and more.

Improved gambling is the order of the day at The Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip

Nov 1, 2017 - 12:30 PM ET

It’s rare to find something you really like - it’s even more rare when that thing you like is improved. That’s the case with the gambling at The Cromwell. Marc Meltzer breaks down some recent changes that are great news for Las Vegas gamblers.

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