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All’s calm two days before carnival

Attending the Super Bowl is overrated. I would much rather watch the game in a Las Vegas sports book, and it just so happens that Mayor Oscar Goodman agrees. That’s no surprise, obviously, because Goodman is this playground’s top pitchman.

Las Vegas may score an economic touchdown from Super Bowl

If predictions are correct, this Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers will have a nongaming economic impact of $85.6 million locally, while sports books estimate a handle of $88 million to $90 million.

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Sports books giving bettors their props

Many UNLV basketball fans will be anxious to see if the Rebels can find a way to slow down Jimmer Fredette on Saturday, hoping the hometown team can avenge a loss to Brigham Young.

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Sports books could take big hit if NFL has work stoppage

With National Football League owners threatening to lock out players next season if a new collective bargaining agreement isn’t reached by a March deadline, sports books in Las Vegas are bracing for a financial hit.

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Decision XLV a close call

At polling places around Las Vegas — the sports books, in other words — some influential bettors are voting for Aaron Rodgers as the quarterback candidate most likely to win the Super Bowl.

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