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Las Vegas Sports Book Apps

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Here are links to the download the different Las Vegas Sports Book apps for sports wagering. Each operator is listed with casinos where you can fund the app. You can find details on loading and using the apps below the links.

Available now

B-Connected – Download iTunes, Android (Sports and Horses)
Aliante, Cannery, Eastside Cannery, The California, Eastside Cannery, Fremont, Gold Coast, The Orleans, Sam’s Town, Suncoast (Main Street Station does not have a sports book)

Caesars EntertainmentDownload iTunes, Android
Bally’s, Caesars Palace, The Cromwell, Flamingo, Harrah’s, The Linq, Paris, Planet Hollywood, Rio

CG Technology – Download iTunesAndroid
Cosmopolitan, Hard Rock, M Resort, The Palazzo, Palms (Station operates rest of casino, but not sports book), Silverton, Tropicana, The Venetian

Golden NuggetDownload iTunes, Android
Golden Nugget Las Vegas

MGM Resorts Download iTunes, Android
Aria, Bellagio, Circus Circus, Excalibur, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York

NV Sports – Download iTunes, Android
Rampart, South Point

Station Casinos – Download iTunes, Android (Sports and Horses)
Boulder Station, El Cortez, Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station, Texas Station, Wildfire Casinos

South Point – Download iTunes, Android (Only Horse Racing)
South Point

Treasure IslandDownload iTunes, Android
Treasure Island

Westgate SuperBookDownload iTunes, Android
Westgate Las Vegas

William Hill – Download iTunes, Android
Binion’s, The D, Downtown Grand, Ellis Island, Four Queens, Hooters, Plaza, Silver Sevens, SLS Las Vegas, Tuscany and more

Wynn – Download iTunes, Android
Encore, Wynn

You must be 21 to set up a wagering account. You must set up accounts in person to get started.

Accounts must be funded at first by using cash. All accounts can be reloaded using cash but a few offer other options. Check each app for specifics as this may change.

Sports wagering apps can only be used in Nevada at this time. To make sure you’re not using out-of-state your location is tracked by GPS and satellite by the sports book operator.

Photo: Pixabay

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5th Annual SuperContest Weekend at the Westgate SuperBook

SuperContest SuperBook

SuperContest weekend at the Westgate is one of the best times to visit Las Vegas if you’re a sports bettor. Regardless if you plunk down the money to participate in the football contest you’ll see people from the sports betting world that you’ve only heard or read about.

Here are details on SuperContest weekend from the press release:

LAS VEGAS – July 12, 2016 – Kick off the SuperContest, the ultimate pro football handicapping contest, inside the 25,000 square foot SuperBook at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Don’t fumble when you step foot inside the world’s largest indoor 4k screen featuring 4,488 square foot HD video screens. The world’s largest Race and Sports SuperBook is excited to celebrate the 5th annual SuperContest Weekend. Be part of the two days of the SuperContest action Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27.

Open to the public, the SuperContest Weekend will kick off Friday, August 26 with a reception and the free Super Seminar. The Super Seminar will begin at 5 p.m. and will feature some of the top names in the sports gaming business and previous SuperContest winners, offering attendee’s advice on college and pro football handicapping. The weekend will conclude with a golf outing at the famous Las Vegas Country Club. Registration begins at noon on Saturday, August 27 and entry is $110 a participant. SuperContest Weekend entry includes a box lunch, five raffle tickets, dinner reception and the chance to win great prizes, including a free SuperContest entry. To reserve a spot, please call 888.457.3307.

Guests will also have the chance to win a free spot in the SuperContest, with raffles being held throughout the weekend. Raffle tickets may be obtained in the following ways:

1. Participants must register for the SuperContest** prior to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 27. Each entry will earn 10 raffle tickets. SuperContest registrants may only have two (2) entries and, therefore, a maximum of 20 raffle tickets are available via this earning method. Registrants must present their original entry form at the Race & Sports Contest Window from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 26 or between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 27.
2. Place a $20 Football Future Wager** (Defined by “Odds to Win”). Place a Football Future wager prior to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 27 and receive one (1) raffle ticket per qualifying wager.
3. Second Chance Baseball Wagers** Customers with losing $20 Baseball Parlays (2-team minimum) can receive one (1) raffle ticket per qualifying wager prior to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 27.
4. Second Chance Pari-Mutuel Wagers** Customers with losing Pari-Mutuel wagers that total $50 or more per day prior to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 27 can receive one (1) raffle ticket per qualifying wager day.
5. Enter the Super Golf event and receive five (5) raffle tickets at registration. Call 888.457.3307 to register for the golf event.
7. Fresh off of awarding more than $914,000 to the 2015 winner, the SuperContest is the ultimate pro football handicapping contest in the world’s largest race and sports book, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Contestants can win their share of the prize pool by paying a $1,500 entry fee prior to the start of the regular professional football season and then picking 5 games each week against the point spread throughout the 17-week regular season.

Entry fees are accepted for the Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest through 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016. Sign up deadline for the Early Bird is 4:00 p.m. Monday, September 5th, 2016. The prize structure is based on the number of entrants and is structured so the contestants receive 100% of the prize money paid in. For 2016 SuperContest Rules, please visit www.westgatevegas.com.

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Boyd Gaming App Now Offering Horse Betting

BConnectedHorse

Update: This went live today. You can download the app for iOs and Android here.


I just confirmed that the B-Connected sports wagering app from Boyd Gaming will be adding Parimutuel horse wagering shortly. The date isn’t ready to be revealed yet but I’m told it will be released “very soon.”

The new app by miomni will combine race and sports wagering. I believe tThis will be the first Nevada sports wagering app to offer both race and sports.

Miomni is the software provider for Westgate, Wynn, Treasure Island and Aliante (until they become a Boyd Gaming property). I didn’t pry to see if any of the other properties will follow Boyd Gaming into horse racing.

I’ll have more details on the new app when it’s released. In the meantime, you can download any of the sports wagering apps from here.

 

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Scenes From Topgolf Las Vegas

Topgolf Las Vegas

Topgolf

I was lucky enough to get an invite for media night at Topgolf Las Vegas at MGM Grand. I have an article coming on Covers so I’ll save details until then. In brief think Topgolf a must-see for anyone who likes sports and sports betting. Golf is sort of secondary as you’ll see in the photo gallery below.

I’m sharing here in case anyone missed the fun live on snapchat and almost live on twitter. Enjoy the pics!

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Odds To Win 2016 Men’s College Basketball Championship

The next college basketball season begins in 2016 but the winner isn’t crowned until March Madness in 2017. Confused? I know someone is. I get tweets about it every year. 🙂

Anyway, here are the college basketball futures for next season from William Hill. Who ya got?

College Basketball Futures

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These 5 Station Casinos Are Upgrading Sports Books

Red Rock Sports Books

Red Rock Sports Books

Green Valley Ranch, Palace StationBoulder Station, Sunset Station, Santa Fe Station will all be upgrading their sports book in time for football season according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Each sports book will include new television screens at individual seats and improved electronic displays for betting lines. Some will receive entirely new viewing screens.

Expect larger sports books like Green Valley Ranch to receive the same beautiful screens that were installed at Red Rock Resort last year. These renovations will begin once March Madness is complete.

Green Valley Ranch won’t be the first Station Casinos sports book to be upgraded. The renovations will roll out beginning this week at Boulder Station where you’ll see new TV screens just in time for the NCAA basketball tournament.

The big change at Palace Station and Boulder Station is that sports book staff will no longer that to update odds and point spreads by hand. Welcome to 1985!

The most interesting note from the article unrelated to the renovations is this: “The growing influence of mobile sports wagering has led to a nearly 53 percent increase in Nevada’s sports betting handle since 2010.”

Visit A Look At The Renovated Red Rock Sports Book for an idea of what the changes will look like at Green Valley Ranch, which has a similar sports book.

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Westgate SuperBook Sports Wagering App Now Available

Westgate SuperBook

Westgate SuperBook App

Westgate SuperBook now has sports wagering app. The long-awaited app was rumored to be released in time for the beginning of the NFL season. The release date may have missed that mark but it will be available in time to use during the Super Bowl.

The Westgate SuperBook is the king of prop bets for the Super Bowl. An app is a great way to navigate through the hundreds of wagering options that Westgate SuperBook will have for the Super Bowl.

Nevada sports wagering apps can only be used in Nevada. Your mobile signal is tracked by GPS and satellite. Your wagering account must be filled in person at the SuperBook. No credit cards are allowed.

The app uses Miomni Gaming software which you’ll find in the B-Connected Sports (Boyd Gaming), Aliente Sports and soon to be available Wynn sports wagering app. The downside with this app is that you must turn your wifi off to use it. The upside is that the SuperBook has odds you won’t find anywhere else (like Aussie Rules Football!).

You’ll need to be a member of the Westgate players club and deposit at least $100 to start. If you’re a bigger bettor you’ll be happy to know that limits should be about half of what you can place in the casino. The upcoming Wynn app will supposedly have limits between $300-$500.

Download the app here:

iPhone – iTunes
Android – Direct Download

More pictures of the app below:

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Vegas Dave Wins $2.5 Million Payout on the World Series

Vegas Dave

Vegas Dave

Here are more details on Vegas Dave and the $2.5 Million he won on the Kansas City Royals winning the World Series.

Over the weekend I tweeted about my surprise that I was only just hearing about this now. News like this usually travels more quickly. Now there’s some publicly released information on the wager(s) and Vegas Dave.

Dave Oancea, aka “Vegas Dave,” one of the most aggressive and successful future sports bettors in the gambling world, and World Series champions the Kansas City Royals.

“Vegas Dave” won a historic $2.5M payout – the largest future bet in the history of sports betting when the Kansas City Royals won last night’s World Series.

He placed his bet in week one when the odds were 30 to 1 and bet it all the way down to 8-1 (the Royals haven’t won a World Series in 30 years). Declining several opportunities to cash out and make a guaranteed $750,000, Vegas Dave showed his faith in the team by letting the bet ride. See all of his tickets here

Vegas Dave’s passionate, no-nonsense approach, along with actual postings of his tickets on his website validate his credibility as one of the most successful sports bettors of his time. His winnings have even prompted The Westgate casino to change their policy on accepting his bets, which will change the way casinos do sports betting (no longer accepting such extreme odds or allowing repeat bets). He plans to give back to his community by donating turkeys and toys to underprivileged Las Vegas residents during the holiday season. 

I wasn’t familiar with Vegas Dave until this weekend so this section of the press release was useful.

About Dave Oancea

Dave Oancea, better known as “Vegas Dave” started his gambling career in Las Vegas 15 years ago after moving from Honolulu, Hawaii in pursuit of “making it big” in Sin City. After years of weathering major wins, devastating losses and even a two-month stint in Gamblers Anonymous, Dave eventually learned the discipline needed to stay successful as a professional gambler. Today, Dave is regarded as one of the elite sports handicappers of this era. He regularly wagers high stakes bets from $100,000-200,000 per week on sporting events. He also consults for approximately 2,500 people on their bets. With the financial freedom he’s achieved through his gambling career, Dave is truly living his dream in his adopted hometown of Las Vegas. For more information and to view Dave’s actual winnings, please visit itsvegasdave.com

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New Gambling Documentary: The Best Of It

The Best Of It Movie

The Best Of It

Another sports betting movie. That’s always an interesting subject, let’s check it out. The Best Of It is a documentary as opposed to a feature film like Mississippi Grind. Here’s The Best Of It overview from their YouTube page.

THE BEST OF IT is a character driven feature length film that follows the arduous life of a professional gambler. The documentary focuses on Boston, Shrink, Dink, and Banker who all have strived to make a living in the dog eat dog world of a pro bettor. The lifestyle of a gambler is unforgiving and tends to chew up and spit out even the most seasoned gambler, a common story in Las Vegas. The film’s director/producer Scott Pearson Eberly filmed over 1,200 hours in the gambling trenches spanning four years.

The BEST OF IT focuses on a feud that develops between Boston and Shrink following a radio show when The Shrink accused Boston of gambling debts and failing to pay those debts. The animosity between the two was well known in the betting community, but sometimes behind the rumors and half-truths is the unexpected that eventually bubbles to the surface. The problem with the unknown is by the time it’s exposed it is often too late and the only outcome is a tragic endgame.

Here’s the official trailer.

I’m always interested in tales from sports bettors so I’ll probably watch this when it’s available.

There’s no specific release information for the movie but their website bestofitmovie.com has a lot more information than the trailer offers. You can also follow @BOI_Movie on twitter for updates.

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2015-2016 NHL Stanley Cup Futures From William Hill

2015-2016 NHL Stanley Cup Futures

Chicago Blackhawks Won. Time For 2015-2016 NHL Stanley Cup Futures

It’s only been a few days since the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup and that means that we must be ready to bet on the NHL champs for next year. Here are the 2015-2016 NHL Stanley Cup Futures from William Hill.

Reminder: Futures odds can vary widely. Shop around if you’re looking for the best price.

Who ya got?

Chicago Blackhawks 5/1
Tampa Bay Lightning 6/1
Anaheim Ducks 7/1
New York Rangers 8/1
Montreal Canadiens 10/1
St. Louis Blues 12/1
Pittsburgh Penguins 12/1
Minnesota Wild 15/1
Nashville Predators 18/1
Los Angeles Kings 18/1
Boston Bruins 20/1
Washington Capitals 22/1
New York Islanders 22/1
Vancouver Canucks 25/1
Calgary Flames 28/1
Detroit Red Wings 28/1
San Jose Sharks 28/1
Winnipeg Jets 30/1
Ottawa Senators 40/1
Columbus Blue Jackets 50/1
Colorado Avalanche 50/1
Philadelphia Flyers 50/1
Dallas Stars 60/1
Toronto Maple Leafs 75/1
Florida Panthers 75/1
New Jersey Devils 100/1
Edmonton Oilers 125/1
Carolina Hurricanes 150/1
Buffalo Sabres 200/1
Arizona Coyotes 200/1

Photo: Toronto Sun

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