The lack of mobile wagering and a ban on betting on California colleges and universities could prevent Nevada sportsbooks from facing crushing competition.
Las Vegas took one step closer Friday to landing major college postseason events such as the Final Four men’s basketball tournament and the College Football Playoff National Championship.
The NCAA has at least temporarily changed its policy toward legalized sports betting, clearing the way for Las Vegas to bid on championship events such as the Final Four.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a nationwide ban on single-game legalized sports betting outside of Nevada. That could help Las Vegas’ case to host NCAA championship events, which currently is prohibited.
Gonzaga owned the lion’s share when it came to this whole leaving the West Coast Conference for the Mountain West scenario, but that doesn’t mean the league in which UNLV exists shouldn’t have made the effort.
When it comes to the UNLV vs. UNR rivalry, and the disparity it may cause among Nevadans, the Jingoli family of Las Vegas can identify with TV’s “The Brady Bunch.”
UNLV is certain to pocket nearly $100,000 next fiscal year — and about $600,000 over the next six years — and will get more if UNR continues to advance in the NCAA Tournament.
UNLV has gone cold during its five-game slump heading into the Mountain West basketball tournament. The Rebels must find their touch when they face Air Force at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
It’s that time of year again when college basketball takes over Las Vegas for March.
A sixth year of eligibility means Michigan State fans will finally get to experience the former Bishop Gorman standout as a player and, more important, a man.