Last week a person at the Grand Sierra in Reno wagered $400 at 500-1 odds that the Kansas City Chiefs would win the Super Bowl. At that time, the Chiefs were 0-3 and that person’s undeniable optimism would have been defined as genuine "chutzpah," $200,000 worth.
One week later, the Chiefs are now 1-3 after defeating the winless Minnesota Vikings. That said, we have not heard of a rush to the windows for futures bets on the Chiefs.
Through three games, KC was outscored 129-27. This week the Chiefs are 2-point underdogs at Indianapolis, which has a short week coming off the Monday nighter with Tampa Bay.
Taking the "glass half full" instead of "half-empty" view, KC could be 2-2 heading to the bye week. However, the next home game at Arrowhead is not until Oct. 31.
Vegas Sports Books | The Pac-12 (MGM Grand Garden Arena), Mountain West (Thomas & Mack) and Western Athletic Conference (Orleans Arena) will all have their champions crowned in here this week. The WCC just finishing up at the Orleans.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in Charlestown, West Virginia, has introduced Fusion Hybrid, a new e-table game that fuses live table gaming with electronic wagering, plus the option for concurrent game-play.
Pokin' Around | At Twincreeks, which opened with Fearnow in charge at Silverton in 2005, diners prefer Prime Rib Wednesdays and the 50 percent off Happy Hour discounts twice nightly (5-6 p.m. and 9-10 p.m.).
Karl Lagerfeld, chief designer for the Chanel and Fendi fashion houses, announced in Paris last week that he is teaming with SJM Holdings on the design of a 270-room casino in Macau.
Ohio’s four casinos saw gains in revenue last month after the facilities reported lackluster figures in January and December. Total revenue for the facilities approached $66.8 million in February. That’s up from roughly $59.7 million in January.
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