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.

Sportsbooks just don't have the same issues

Sportsbooks just don't have the same issues

posted on June 28, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | I’m reading the tech section of my Wall Street Journal this morning and it smacked me right in the face. My gosh, most readers under 30 (if any) that might read my efforts have never seen, let alone experienced, a Las Vegas race and sportsbook...

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Doctor of the famous betting Computer Group

Doctor of the famous betting Computer Group

posted on June 21, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | The original Computer group consisted of three partners, gambler extraordinaire Billy Walters, originally from Kentucky; Michael Kent, a young computer whizz from Pittsburgh, and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ivan Mindlin from New York.

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Walters still the favorite against Feds

Walters still the favorite against Feds

posted on June 14, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | Billy Walters’ latest indictment is new territory, new for me anyway; not my area of expertise. His three previous gambling related indictments were all thrown out. 

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Sports betting could be on the verge of a renaissance

Sports betting could be on the verge of a renaissance

posted on June 07, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | Sports betting and race/sportsbooks are on a fast track to who knows where or when. A new version of Daily Fantasy Sports is now before the Gaming Commission plus eSports is also being considered and refined.

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Changes to Vegas keep on coming after 40 years

Changes to Vegas keep on coming after 40 years

posted on May 24, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | Happy Anniversary, Eileen, on 40 years with GamingToday. Like me you’re a lifer.

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