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How Did People Place Sports Bets Before Modern Sportsbooks Existed?

December 31, 2019

This is a question that many don’t think to ask because they assume the modern parlor style sportsbook has been around since the dawn of Las Vegas. But that simply isn’t the case. The modern sportsbook set up really isn’t that old at all, just 45 years to be exact. Gambling in general was legalized […]

Sports Betting World Wide

October 24, 2019

Though much of our news skews in the direction of North American sports, we do report on sports betting on a world wide basis from time to time. Boxing is a very international sport and we carry stories on the biggest fights, especially the heavyweight division. For instance, we have posted odds on the Deontay […]

Break Even Point for Sports Betting

May 6, 2019

The question of what is the break even point for sports betting appears from time to time. Although there are many variables that would change the final answer, there is a widely accepted answer based on the standard -110 odds in which point spread betting in associated. The answer is you must win 52.38% of […]

2019 Kentucky Derby Odds

April 30, 2019

The 145th Kentucky Derby will be taking place this weekend at Churchill Downs. The 2019 Kentucky Derby will be at 6:50 PM on Saturday, May 4 Every year brings with it a new group of horses that will contend in “The Triple Crown”. The Kentucky Derby is the first, and most popular, of the Big […]

March Madness Handle Expected to Break Records

March 31, 2019

The sports betting numbers are not official for this year’s March Madness games because there are still games being played and officials have not filed their March reports yet, for obvious reasons. However, the word on the street is that the handle numbers have been very high thus far. This comes as no surprise as […]

Table Games and Slots Dominate Vegas Earnings Again in 2018

January 31, 2019

It is no surprise for people that work in the gambling industry that in 2018, tables games, lotteries and slots made much more money for casinos than did sports betting. Las Vegas is the most heavily regulated and monitored gambling location in the world. It also has the most data and for the longest duration […]

Super Bowl Betting History

January 24, 2019

As Super Bowl 53 approaches, we figured what better time to look back at some Super Bowl betting figures from the past. For this article, we will be using stats and figures gathered by Las Vegas Sportsbooks, because they have been reporting to and monitored by the state of Nevada since 1991. Since 1991, sportsbooks […]

What Happens to Unclaimed Winning Sportsbook Tickets?

August 3, 2018

I was recently in Sin City. My brother and I stayed at the Aria and in-between drinking and eating, we were gambling. The table games are always fun. Of course I had to throw down some bets at the sportsbook. At the end of the week I had a wallet full of losing sports betting […]

NBA Championship Odds

April 4, 2018

There are just five games left in the regular season and the playoff picture is just about set. The East is pretty well solidified but the West has some battling going on for the last spots in their bracket. Only five games separates 10th place Clippers and the 3rd place Trail Blazers. These last five […]

What Sports Betting Means for Las Vegas

March 19, 2018

For many years the famous Las Vegas Strip has been a place where people were coming to, looking for the promise of great riches and thrills of excitement. The location is known throughout the country from casino games entertainment and related activities. Among them is betting on sports, although it is certainly not the first […]