A Westgate sportsbook bettor wagered $100,000 to win $500 on the Milwaukee Bucks to win their NBA playoff series over the Detroit Pistons.
The Westgate sportsbook has a six-figure liability on the Knights’ 2018-19 regular season point total.
A look back at the people, places and things that made for a memorable sports year in Las Vegas.
As the final seconds of their inaugural season filtered through the hourglass and the clock around Flavor Flav’s neck, it occurred that the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces had lasted longer than the Las Vegas Posse of the Canadian Football League.
A 19-member committee charged with identifying potential sporting events for Southern Nevada and to research the formation of a sports commission had its inaugural meeting Friday.
What if Las Vegas sporting events were seeded like the March Madness bracket? Here is how one might look.
If, as expected, a federal ban on sports betting is lifted in the coming months, the NBA wants sports books to pay the league 1 percent of the money wagered on its games as an “integrity fee.”
Southern Nevada real estate professionals already have seen indications of an anticipated climb in local land values as a result of Las Vegas’ leap into big-league status.
Norman Freedman is 83 but vividly recalled details of a bad beat he suffered 40 years ago, when Earl “The Pearl” Monroe mysteriously turned his apparent $2,000 win into a $100 loss.
Most avid sports bettors and poker players can write a book on bad beats. It would be a tragicomedy about the most agonizing losses of their gambling lives that double as miracle wins for other bettors.