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.

Different world in today's sportsbooks

Different world in today's sportsbooks

posted on April 05, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | One of my favorite sayings is “you can never go home again.” Even if we’re in the same house we were as kids it’s not the same home.

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Old Vegas didn't have as much crime as today

Old Vegas didn't have as much crime as today

posted on March 15, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | Murders were always part of Las Vegas in earlier days. They weren’t everyday occurrences and not two or three at a time.

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Joe would have made an interesting candidate

Joe would have made an interesting candidate

posted on March 08, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | Joe Rubino Jr. was a huge man, the over/under would be around 375 pounds. Joe Jr. and his dad Joe Sr. were from Atlanta so Georgia must have been one of the states he thought he’d carry. 

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Westgate's book a fitting tribute to the past

Westgate's book a fitting tribute to the past

posted on March 01, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | Congratulations to the Westgate race and sportbook. After enduring construction distractions and the accompanying anxiety, they finally got to show it off and what an overwhelming display it is.

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The mid 80's had a MLB live ball controversy

The mid 80's had a MLB live ball controversy

posted on February 23, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | In the mid-1980’s the “live ball” controversy was taking over the conversation in baseball. Balls were flying out of the stadiums.

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