A common phrase heard from experienced football bettors is: ” I don’t bet teams, I bet numbers.” Picking the winning team in a football game isn’t easy. It’s even more difficult to place a winning wager on a game that involves a point spread or total. Bettors look for key numbers.
As we recently discussed, most of the Las Vegas Strip casinos have updated their players clubs to be overall loyalty clubs for their customers. These newer loyalty programs reward customers for money spent throughout the casino and resort. The players club model only rewards players or gamblers.
Press Briefing: LAS VEGAS (Aug. 19, 2019) – Football season is back and Caesars Entertainment resorts are the Las Vegas headquarters for fans! The game plan includes food and drink features, giveaways, VIP packages and countless TV screens at the best viewing locations in the city. Catch all the action at these touchdown-worthy spots:
Caesars Palace will go for the extra point this football season with great food and beverage packages, gameday specials and mobile ordering. Guests never have to miss a moment of the big games with mobile ordering right from their seat available at Alto Bar, Montecristo Cigar Bar, Lobby Bar, VISTA Cocktail Lounge and the Race & Sports Book. Food orders are available from the entire Forum Food Court including The Halal Guys, Smashburger, Tiger Wok & Ramen, TACO, Earl of Sandwich and DiFara Pizza on Thursday 4 to 9 p.m., Friday 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Monday from 4 to 9 p.m.
Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book offers one of the best football viewing and betting experiences in Las Vegas. Fans will feel like they are on the sideline while watching the games on a custom built, 143′ HD LED video wall, coupled with state-of-the-art 4-Zone Directional Sound and “Listen Technology” available through mobile phones. Standard and VIP packages are available on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday games throughout the season with VIP packages including access to the VIP betting line and upper level seating.
To kick off the 2019 college football season, Bleacher Report will broadcast several of its football-focused B/R Gridiron shows and welcome special guests from the B/R Studio, located at the heart of the football action adjacent to the Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book. B/R hosts Matt Miller, Connor Rogers, Adam Lefkoe and Kelly Stewart will be broadcasting live podcasts including “Stick to Football” and “The Lefkoe Show” and a live Fantasy Football show as well as interacting with football fans throughout the week. On Saturday, Aug. 24, the first day of the 2019 college season, from noon- 4 p.m. fans are welcome to celebrate the return of football with Q&A sessions, contests and giveaways.
Featuring 36 draft beers and an additional 63 bottled beers, Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill is a great place to watch football while enjoying an ice-cold brew. Plus, on Monday nights throughout the season, the restaurant will offer a “Burgers & Brews” prix fixe menu in the bar area featuring a variety of different burgers offered with suggested draft beer pairings for each.
Montecristo Cigar Bar is a prime spot to catch all the games this season with a 208” video wall; premium cigars; more than 130 bourbons, whiskies and scotches; leather couches and food and beverage packages. Premium packages for college and professional football are available on Saturdays and Sundays, respectively, beginning Saturday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 8.
Located in the heart of the casino floor and adjacent to the Race & Sports book, Vista Cocktail Lounge will throw football parties on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of September. The parties will feature beverage packages, giveaways and premium seating for college and professional football games. Additionally, all-you-can eat packages will be available at the parties on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8.
Throughout football season, guests can also head to Spanish Steps Bar, Montecristo Cigar Bar and Alto Bar for drink features. Celebrate a win or chase down a loss with a specialty cocktail such as “Elderflower Aviation” made with Plymouth gin, St-Germain Elderflower liqueur, Luxardo Maraschino liqueur and fresh-squeezed lime juice; “Black Barrel Mojito” made with Mount Gay Black Barrel rum, fresh mint, hand-squeezed lime, house-made simple syrup and club soda; and “Pear Fizz” made with Grey Goose La Poire vodka, St-Germain Elderflower liqueur, lime, egg white and club soda. Each bar will also feature specials on their selection of domestic, import and craft beer.
Bally’s Las Vegas:
Bally’s is going on an all-out blitz at Bally’s Race & Sports Book, Indigo Lounge, Casino Bar, Sully’s and Lobby Bar with drink specials sponsored by MillerCoors during the last two minutes of each football game on Monday and Thursday nights throughout the season.
The Cromwell, the Strip’s only stand-alone boutique hotel, will show this season’s football games at the sports book, Bound and Interlude with gameday specials and giveaways.
Fans who don’t want to miss a single score or update should head to the sports book, which features a 32-foot-by-9-foot LED video wall as well as a 9-foot-by-5-foot LED odds wall with ticker capabilities. The sports book also offers VIP packages that include reserved seating and food and beverage vouchers.
Flamingo Las Vegas:
Flamingo Las Vegas is pulling out the playbook for the 2019 football season with drink specials, games and giveaways at Garden Bar and Bird Bar.
Both bars will offer drink specials sponsored by MillerCoors on Monday and Thursday nights throughout the season. Additionally, Garden Bar will offer VIP packages with prime-viewing tables for up to six people and an included beer bucket on Thursdays, Sundays and Mondays as well as football squares pools on Sundays.
Harrah’s Las Vegas:
The Race Book & Sports Book at Harrah’s Las Vegas was recently remodeled to offer plush seats, HDTVs, a full-service bar and an exciting atmosphere to enjoy football with friends. VIP packages are available on Saturdays and Sundays throughout football season, which include reserved seating and two buckets of Millers or Coors beers. Football fans can check out the nearby Fulton Street Food Hall, which is not a simple food court, but a chef-driven marketplace offering various selections made fresh throughout the day.
Toby Keith’s I l Love This Bar & Grill is bringing a little country to the Las Vegas Strip for football season. Football fans can listen to today’s top country music hits, indulge in Southern-inspired dishes and drink from red solo cups while surrounded by HDTVs with all the football action. VIP experience packages are available, which include a choice of an appetizer, entrée and Millers or Coors bucket of beer from the football menu. The restaurant will also offer drink specials sponsored by MillerCoors throughout the season.
For additional drink specials at Harrah’s, fans can bump-and-run between Signature Bar, Carnaval Court and Lobby Bar.
The LINQ Hotel + Experience:
The Book at The LINQ Hotel + Experience will offer Fan Cave football experience packages throughout the season with reserved seating for up to 10 people and included food and beverage vouchers. Additionally, The LINQ Fan Cave will become the Taco Bell Fan Cave every Thursday from Thursday, Sept. 5 to Thursday, Dec. 12 featuring Taco Bell Chip swag, specialty menu items and décor. Guests will have the chance to win prizes by entering into the “XBOX 1 Madden 20 Tournament” sponsored by Taco Bell Chips and managed by EA Sports.
Drink specials will also be offered at Catalyst Cocktail Bar and Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar throughout football season. On the promenade, O’Sheas Casino will have football squares pools as well as beer pong packages available on Sundays for fans to play while they watch. O’Sheas will also offer drink specials sponsored by MillerCoors on Thursday nights throughout the season.
Paris Las Vegas:
Whether football fans are looking for a sportsbook, lounge, bar or restaurant environment to watch the games this season, they won’t find a bad seat in the house at Paris Las Vegas. The Race and Sports Book, Le Bar Du Sport, Napoleon’s Lounge, Burger Brasserie and Gustav’s Las Vegas Bar are offering drink specials sponsored by MillerCoors on Mondays and Thursdays throughout football season.
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino:
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will buzz with excitement throughout football season offering beer bucket specials on Mondays and Thursdays at Extra Lounge, Ringer/Pin Up Pizza, Blue Moon Bar and Heart Bar.
Fans can also plan their tailgate around additional football specials on property including VIP packages at Extra Lounge on Saturdays and Sundays, which include reserved seating and beverage vouchers as well as an optional Sunday buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and VIP packages at Ringer/Pin Up Pizza on Saturdays and Sundays, which include reserved seating and food and vouchers.
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino:
Get in on the action at the Race & Sports Book at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, which offers VIP packages that include food vouchers, buckets of beer and reserved seating for up to eight people. With 10 70” HD TVs, 12 booths, 24 lounge chairs and 14 seats at its wrap-around anchor bar, the sports book is a lively place to catch the games with friends and easily place bets.
iBar will put football fans in the center of all the excitement where they can see and be seen on the casino floor. Watch football, play games and even order food – all without leaving your seat at this futuristic-themed bar. Throughout the season, iBar will be offering buckets of beer as well as other gameday specials.
Immerse yourself in all the games at All-American Bar & Grille. With dozens of televisions and all your favorite tailgating foods it the ideal game day location.
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The day is here – sports betting is now legal and operational in Iowa ! The Hawkeye State becomes the 11th state to accept legal sports bets on Thursday, Aug. 15 at noon. There are 19 licensed casinos eligible to offer sports betting in the state, but not all will be opening a retail or online sportsbook right away.
Major League Baseball (MLB) recently announced the first-ever ” Field Of Dreams” game. This unique baseball game will take place in Dyersville, Iowa on August 13, 2020, next to the baseball field from the 1989 movie. The New York Yankees will play the Chicago White Sox.
The mychoice players club is now available at casinos. It’s taken more than a year but the Penn National Gaming merger with Pinnacle Entertainment is just about complete, which ultimately means joint benefits for cardholders. Late in 2018, Penn National Gaming announced they would be using the mychoice (My Choice) players club from the newly purchased Pinnacle Entertainment.
Press Release: LAS VEGAS – The countdown begins: avid sports bettors only have 30 days left to turn fandom into fortune with the Circa Sports Million Pro Football Contest. Surrounding the debut of his all-new betting brand, Circa Sports, Downtown developer Derek Stevens has invited players across Nevada to compete for a chance to take home $1.5 million in prizes, including a $1 million payout and a custom Circa Million champion’s blazer. All entries must be received by September 7.
“As an avid bettor myself, my team and I have always wanted to make Downtown Las Vegas a go-to destination for sports fans,” said Stevens. “We are excited to elevate the typical betting experience with Circa Sports, while providing the opportunity to win some serious cash right off the bat with the contest.”
Promising a weekly dose of interactive betting, football lovers can download the Circa Sports mobile app to make five picks against the spread. The competition boasts no rake, 100 percent payback to players and nine additional season-end prizes. Marking the beginning of an annual tradition, the overall contest winner also will be first to receive a custom-made Champion’s Coat from Stevens and his team, presented by the hotelier himself.
The Circa Sports Million Pro Football Contest officially kicked off on June 1 with the launch of Circa Sports at Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, shortly followed by the opening of the brands’ second location at the D Las Vegas. Additionally, Circa Sports will also be housed within a multi-level, stadium-style sportsbook at Circa Resort & Casino in December 2020.
Over the next few years, players can enter the statewide contest by registering at any Circa Sports location and paying a $1,000 entry fee. All participants must be at least 21 years of age and must provide valid government identification prior to entry. For updates on total entries and overlay amount, players can visit the Circa Million website.
For full contest rules, please visit any Circa Sports location or find out more online at www.goldengatecasino.com/sportsbook.
There are only so many ways casinos can increase the house edge in a blackjack game before people stop playing. Gaming manufacturers understand this and continue to introduce new ways for casino operators to increase blackjack revenue. Casino operators love side bets because they help increase revenue.
Big news for NFL fans and gamblers across Pennsylvania. SugarHouse Sportsbook, in partnership with BetRivers Sportsbook , have announced the first online Las Vegas-style football handicapping contest in the Keystone State. The $500,000 Pennsylvania Pick’em contest will take place throughout the 17 weeks of the 2019 NFL regular season.