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.

Female Stardust cashiers were skilled and honest

Female Stardust cashiers were skilled and honest

posted on August 01, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Talk about knowing your job. The girls who worked for me in the Stardust racebook cashier windows and back room were unbelievably skilled and honest. What a blessing.

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Yesterday doesn’t mean as much as it used to

Yesterday doesn’t mean as much as it used to

posted on July 18, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | My columns in GamingToday are under the heading Gaming Yesterday, which is self explanatory but it’s kind of getting blurred.

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Stats getting as silly as the prop bets

Stats getting as silly as the prop bets

posted on July 04, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | The available stats for handicapping baseball just keep coming. They’re getting as silly as most of the prop bets offered in Las Vegas sportsbooks.

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Charlie Brown a clown, but memorable at Churchill Downs

Charlie Brown a clown, but memorable at Churchill Downs

posted on June 27, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | There were some memorable characters who kept us writers on our toes at Churchill Downs on the Strip. Not all were big bettors or even close to being considered wiseguys.

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Hopefully Raiders move to Vegas helps end some of the NFL's nonsense

Hopefully Raiders move to Vegas helps end some of the NFL's nonsense

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | In poker good players look for tells. Like poker, the NFL has telegraphed a clue into the hand they hold and how they intend to play it.

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