Posts tagged ‘nevada’

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 […]

MyBookie No Longer Accepting Players for NY, NJ or Nevada

September 17, 2019

In a recent memo sent out to marketers and affiliates, Web Partners, the company that owns MyBookie, stated that they no longer will accept new players from the states of Nevada, New York or New Jersey. As many people know, sports betting has been legalized at the state level in these areas. State legislators have […]

New Jersey Sports Betting Handle Beats Vegas in May

June 27, 2019

The Nevada betting numbers were released today and analysts have been pouring over them. An interesting fact that jumped off the page right away is the the fact that the sports betting handle for Nevada was lower than upstart sports betting state New Jersey. According to the Nevada Gaming Control, $317.4 million was wagered on […]

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 […]

Governor of Nevada Approves New Betting Measure

June 2, 2017

Nevada now has a new law that allows pari-mutuel wagering for esports competitions, the World Series of Poker and other sports events considered “nontraditional.” On Saturday, bill SB 240 became law with the signature of Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval after it was approved unanimously by Nevada’s Assembly and Senate. The law goes into effect on […]

The Ultimate Las Vegas Sports Betting Guide

December 22, 2014

Here at, we spend a lot of time helping you find the right online sportsbook. But for this post, we wanted to give some advice to those sports bettors traveling to Las Vegas. Sin City is the sports betting capital of the world, and the only legal place in the United States to gamble […]

Man Hits $57K Win on $5 Ticket

September 24, 2014

A man from Arizona picked all 15 NFL games right this past weekend to win a $57,000 progressive jackpot offered at William Hill Sportsbook at the Edgewater Hotel & Casino in Laughlin, Nevada. The jackpot is a progressive jackpot meaning the money rolls over week to week until someone wins it. The Arizona man needed the […]

The Best Sportsbooks in Las Vegas

February 24, 2014

Planning a trip to Las Vegas? It’s that time of year. Sin City is the sports betting capital of the world. Nowhere else will you find a sportsbook seemingly on every block. The only problem with betting on sports in Las Vegas is you have so many places to wager. So how do you choose […]

Nevada Regulators Approve William Hill’s Nevada Gaming License

June 22, 2012

Industry heavyweight and British Top Bookie William Hill PLC was approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission today to acquire 3 Nevada based Sportsbooks. William Hill agreed last year to pay $55 million to acquire American Wagering Inc., which owns Leroy’s, Brandywine Bookmaking LLC, owner of Lucky’s, and Club Cal-Neva’s sports book business in Northern Nevada. […]