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.
Gaming Yesterday | Believe it or not while I was at the Stardust from 1983-91 we did more business on baseball and basketball than on football. Football was huge and had the best bottom line but it was baseball that had the biggest handle.view
Gaming Yesterday | Bob Martin made the best bookmakers line, it was unimpeachable. Vara’s were betting numbers. You couldn’t book with Ray’s numbers but you could sure tell when the BMs had a bad number or a wrong favorite.view
Gaming Yesterday | Two days into October the NFL’s database reflected no arrests for the past two days. However, on Sept. 30 Titans rookie Dorial Green-Beckham snuck in under the wire with an arrest after getting pulled over for speeding.view
Gaming Yesterday | I’m pleading my rookie status as a writer (writer I’m not) to recount a couple games because I can’t find them in my records or on the Internet. If someone was involved in these next two “bad beats” or “good wins” help us out here. Thanks in advance.view