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.

Scams in sportsbooks including some behind the counter

Scams in sportsbooks including some behind the counter

posted on January 12, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | The yearly entertainment awards are close and handicapping winners, without risking any money, is fashionable among their followers.

Holidays or bust was taken literally

Holidays or bust was taken literally

posted on January 05, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | The Super Bowl then was in early January. The AFL and NFL league champs played a meaningful grudge game before they joined and became conferences. One game between them to settle a very real dislike they had for each other.

The true Las Vegas Hall of Famers

The true Las Vegas Hall of Famers

posted on November 24, 2015 by

Gaming Yesterday | These guys influenced the evolution of Las Vegas sports betting. As time and technology advanced Vegas kept the headlines and some of the original mystic, but our real place in the betting world has diminished.

The Beginnings of The Computer Group

The Beginnings of The Computer Group

posted on November 17, 2015 by

Gaming Yesterday | The most intriguing, conspiracy laden story – but absolutely true – in Las Vegas history is of The Computer Group.

40 ways to spot a Real Bookie

40 ways to spot a Real Bookie

posted on November 10, 2015 by

Gaming Yesterday | This week I’m going to tell you how to spot a Real Bookie. He is a person who: Books with his own bankroll; Knows everyone by their first name, which is usually “Pal.”

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