Scott Schettler

Gaming Today Scott Schettler

Scotty Schettler began his Las Vegas journey in 1968. By the time he quit the race and sports book business he had booked over $1.5 billion for different employers. He says he knows where most of the cans are buried. His book, We Were Wise Guys and Didn't Know It is available on amazon.com.

Phones in the sportsbooks were banned once upon a time

Phones in the sportsbooks were banned once upon a time

posted on March 07, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | There was a time when you weren’t permitted to use a phone in a race and sportsbook. The thinking of Nevada regulators was you could read the line off the odds boards and disseminate it across state lines, take or make bets with a street bookmaker, or take orders and bet with the sportsbook where you were stationed.

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Sports betting's future will not resemble what we see now

Sports betting's future will not resemble what we see now

posted on February 28, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Which pro league is going to be first to take advantage of sports betting if and when our federal government legalizes it? The sports betting world is fast changing. In a few years it will not resemble what we see now.

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We could see sports betting legalized at the federal level

We could see sports betting legalized at the federal level

posted on February 14, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | State of New York Loses $33 million on Jets Victory Over Dolphins. That’s a headline we could see some day if sports betting becomes legalized at the federal level.

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Feds used to be fun part of Super Bowl Sunday

Feds used to be fun part of Super Bowl Sunday

posted on February 07, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | The best Super Bowl shows weren’t always on the field or at halftime. The Feds put on a few good SB shows also.

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Finally looks like the Patriots will eventually pass the Steelers for Super Bowl titles

Finally looks like the Patriots will eventually pass the Steelers for Super Bowl titles

posted on January 31, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Being from Western Pennsylvania my provincial pride is all in for the Steelers. Part of my hoping the Patriots stumble is because I don’t want them to pass the Steelers in Super Bowl wins.

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