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.

After all the talking heads how about we just leave sports betting to Nevada

After all the talking heads how about we just leave sports betting to Nevada

posted on April 24, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | As the country breathlessly awaits the Supreme blessings on sports betting, more and more “experts” are being given media space. Lazy journalists regurgitate this nonsense like giddy groupies.

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West Virginia moving way too fast on legalizing sports betting

West Virginia moving way too fast on legalizing sports betting

posted on March 27, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | I see the state of West Virginia is getting ahead of the game and has legislation ready for the launching of sports betting in anticipation of the Supremes giving the OK.

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Taking over Stardust book was like getting keys to Cadillac

Taking over Stardust book was like getting keys to Cadillac

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | When I took over the Stardust book in 1983 it was like getting the keys to a Cadillac. All I had to do was drive it and not wreck it. We drove it to the pinnacle of odds making not only in Las Vegas but the country as well. 

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Examples of how misguided sports betting in other states might go

Examples of how misguided sports betting in other states might go

posted on February 13, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | Continuing with last week’s theme where I discussed how impossible it will be to cut the sports betting pot with multiple leagues and how uncomprehending politicians will interfere, especially those who consider themselves sports experts.

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Sports betting bill has fault

Sports betting bill has fault

posted on February 06, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | In my previous Supremes assessment I was in the minority regarding the future of national sports betting. I wasn’t against it but laid out simple facts and predictions why, in my opinion, it won’t work.

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