The Hot Stove was quiet most of the winter. It was only a matter of time that one of the big free agents in Major League Baseball would sign a deal. The first really big name free agent, Manny Machado, is off the board. He’s now a member of the San Diego Padres.
Lucky Cat Blackjack is a new variation of a blackjack game that is currently undergoing a field trial at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. The game debuted on February 6 and will be live for at least 45 days. If the game is even partially successful, the trial period may be extended by …
Blackjack players over the years have been mellow and cerebral gamblers. Players are usually looking to minimize the house edge to have a better chance at winning or to play longer. Frankly, serious gamblers have always been looking for a way to maximize the chance to win in most games.
Sports betting isn’t dead in Las Vegas just yet. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas might be an annoying old slogan, but it’s still very real for many visitors. It’s also real for some sports bettors around the country.
The Alliance of American Football (AAF or “The Alliance” as CBS calls it) kicked off its inaugural season over the weekend. The new professional football league is presenting itself as a minor league of sorts to the NFL. In fact, 81 percent of the players in the AAF have been under contract with an NFL team.
Super Bowl betting in 2019 told different stories for sportsbooks in New Jersey and Nevada . The sportsbooks on the east coast saw heavy sports betting action on the winning New England Patriots. The west coast sportsbook operators saw more balanced action with more Los Angeles Rams bets than their east coast brethren.
The National Football League (NFL) season might be over, but the thirst for football never goes away. Sure the NFL combine and draft will satisfy the need for some but there’s no legal betting on that in the US. Have no fear. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) season kicks off on Saturday, Feb.
By law, all sports bets in Nevada have to be confirmed by statistics from leagues on events that typically happen on the playing field. This is why “fun” Super Bowl prop bets like the length of time for the National Anthem or halftime performances have only been offered offshore.
Nevada sportsbooks have been longing to offer odds on non-sporting events for years. Last year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board took a small step forward allowing sportsbook operators to take bets on the Golden Tee World Championship that was held at the Orleans. Well, New Jersey is taking non-sports betting to a new level in 2019.
We’re always looking for the best times to visit Las Vegas. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a great event to either watch or participate. Poker’s most popular festival is set to run from May 28 to July 16, 2019. Once again, WSOP will take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.