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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.

As Supreme Court will rule, everyone should let Vegas be the model for success

As Supreme Court will rule, everyone should let Vegas be the model for success

posted on December 12, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Last week the Supreme Court heard arguments for and against repealing the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). They could clear the way for single game sports wagering countrywide.

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The old Stardust Holidays, what a great night

The old Stardust Holidays, what a great night

posted on December 05, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | The Christmas season starts in September now so before it’s too late I better get with it. Some of the now gone race and sportsbooks were in a giving mood regardless of how the year was going for them.

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Wish we still had Vegas' Churchill Downs

Wish we still had Vegas' Churchill Downs

posted on November 28, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | If I could resurrect one of the old haunts for all to experience it would be Harry Gordon’s Churchill Downs Race & Sportsbook.

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Amazing how pay phones were such a hot commodity

Amazing how pay phones were such a hot commodity

posted on November 21, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | The pay phones outside the Stardust south doors by the race and sportsbook actually were taped and tapped by the Feds as they watched from a car in the McDonald’s parking lot to see who used them and at what time.

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NFL can we please just get back to the game of football

NFL can we please just get back to the game of football

posted on November 14, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Let’s put the NFL protesters aside for a moment and take a look at other reasons the professional game is tanking in a self-inflicted spiral to the back of the pack. Used to be when a game was scheduled for 1 p.m. you tuned in at 1 p.m. and there it was.

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