There was more money bet at Las Vegas sports books on Saturday’s heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury at the Staples Center in Los Angeles than was wagered on any of Saturday’s college football conference championship games.
The result wasn’t anywhere near as controversial as Canelo-GGG I, which was ruled a draw, but the majority of Las Vegas sports book directors believed Golovkin won the rematch.
Lamar Jackson has been sensational this season, compiling 1,010 total yards and eight touchdowns while leading the No. 14 Cardinals to road wins against Purdue and North Carolina.
When Saturday’s 11 a.m. deadline to enter the Westgate SuperContest expired, there were a record 2,748 entries — an increase of 48 percent over last year’s record of 1,854.
If you’re an action junkie like me, Nevada is the only place to be this weekend.
Ken Norton Sr., the man who broke Muhammad Ali’s jaw, will be inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Saturday at Caesars Palace.
The CG Technology sports book took a six-figure bet on Floyd Mayweather, Jr. over the weekend and the Westgate sports book has taken two six-figure wagers on Mayweather over the last 10 days.
The odds are 9-1 that rookie point guard Lonzo Ball will help lead the Los Angeles Lakers to their first playoff appearance in five years.
From buying a ticket from a scalper for Gonzaga vs. Saint Mary’s in the WCC tournament to counting the hoodies at the WSOP, the Las Vegas Valley offers a Bucket List for those who prefer to stay close to home.
The Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members at 4 p.m. Friday at Orleans Arena. Honorees include boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., longtime golf instructor Butch Harmon and the Las Vegas Bowl.