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.

Bengals Super Bowl bet once won $1M

Bengals Super Bowl bet once won $1M

posted on April 25, 2017 by

Quite a bit of hoopla surrounded a $1.1 million wager on the Atlanta Falcons this past Super Bowl. However it was not the first million dollar Super Bowl wager made in Las Vegas history. There was a million dollar laydown on the 1989 49ers/Bengals Super Bowl in Miami.

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Dana got bamboozled by a fake farm sports tout

Dana got bamboozled by a fake farm sports tout

posted on April 11, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | I was a natural on the phones since I talked the BM’s (bookmaker’s) language to the guys on the other end. Don Best was all computers and I was all thumbs. I was expendable and Dana fired me under the phony guise of downsizing.

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Sports information was Vegas' game back in the day

Sports information was Vegas' game back in the day

posted on April 04, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Sports information powers the betting world. It might be diligently searched for or simply fall into our laps through generic means like ESPN, other sports broadcasts and opinion shows, newspapers or various mass media.

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Amount of money involved means Conor vs. Floyd will happen

Amount of money involved means Conor vs. Floyd will happen

posted on March 28, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | It looks like after they milk all they can with the phony bologna drama and hype, the biggest money fight of all time will happen. Too much money to be had to not let Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. duke it out in the ring.

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Vegas wasn't always full of Madness this time of year

Vegas wasn't always full of Madness this time of year

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | The NCAA Basketball Championship aka March Madness is not as maddening as it once was for those of us who were behind the scenes years ago, before the cookie cutter lines of today.

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