While legalized sports betting has spread across the country, Las Vegas continues to be home to the serious action and exceptional sportsbooks. This list covers all the sports betting operators in town. Each links to an article written by a local professional sports bettor. It covers the types of bets and sports offered, as well as betting limits and the type of action that is sweat. Each sportsbook listed below has mobile and live betting.
MGM Resorts and its BetMGM product are among the leaders in the Las Vegas sports betting industry. MGM caters to serious and recreational bettors. It is offered at all casinos under MGM Resorts. Many of the sportsbooks are on the destination level. This includes Aria, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand and Mirage. BetMGM also has legal real money online sports betting in more than a dozen states.
Boyd Gaming was one of the first to the mobile sports betting market with its BConnected app. It was later rebranded to Boyd Sports. Boyd Gaming offer sports betting at all its Las Vegas casinos except Main Street Station, which connects to California. It is known for its smaller limits and caters to recreational locals and tourists.
Caesars is one of the most competitive sportsbook operations in Las Vegas. It is located at all of the company’s casinos. These includes Bally’s, Caesars Palace, Cromwell, Flamingo, Harrah’s and Planet Hollywood.
Caesars Entertainment merged with Eldorado Resorts. After that was finalized, William Hill took over operations of the sportsbooks within the company, but that brand was later retired at the company’s properties in favor of a relaunch of Caesars Sportsbook. The William Hill brand is still used at sportsbooks in casinos not owned by Caesars.
Circa is the newest sportsbook company in Las Vegas. It operates out of Circa, The D and Golden Gate on Fremont Street, as well as Tuscany and The Pass in the locals market. The new Circa casino is home to the largest sportsbook in the world. Circa is known for taking serious action from anyone. The Circa sportsbook is open 24 hours a day. The other locations are open 8an to 10pm.
Golden Nugget has only one location in Las Vegas. It is downtown on Fremont Street. The casino offers reasonable limits that most bettors will find acceptable. It has a medium-sized sportsbook on the west side of the casino.
South Point is a small sports betting operation that accepts decent action. In addition to its home casino, it also operates the sportsbook at Rampart. The South Point sportsbook is open 24 hours a day.
Station Casinos and its STN Sports app cater to the locals market. These sportsbooks may be found at casinos like Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station and Wildfires. The app includes horseracing.
Treasure Island is a small independent sportsbook. It takes action mostly small bets from hotel guests and other tourists. TI’s owner also owns Circus Circus. However, that property uses William Hill for its sports betting services.
Westgate is one of the most prestigious sportsbooks in Las Vegas. That reputation follows it from back in the Las Vegas Hilton days. It offers higher limits than most books and is not afraid of action. It only operates out of the Westgate casinos just east of the Las Vegas Strip.
William Hill operates dozens of sportsbooks in the Las Vegas area. Most are small and in the locals market. On the Strip, you will find William Hill sportsbooks at Circus Circus, Sahara and The Strat. It has downtown sportsbooks at Binion’s, Downtown Grand, Four Queens and Plaza. William Hill aims is products more at recreational players than professionals.
Wynn operates the sportsbooks at Wynn and Encore. Both sportsbooks are among the most luxurious in Las Vegas. Its mobile betting platform is branded as WynnBet.
Former Las Vegas sportsbook operations
CG Technology operated sportsbooks at Cosmopolitan, Palazzo, Silverton and Venetian. It had the sports betting contracts at Palms and Tropicana. The company merged with William Hill in 2020.
Types of bets accepted by Las Vegas sportsbooks
Las Vegas sportsbooks accept a variety of wagers. Bettors will find the typical menu of straights bets with point spreads, totals and moneylines on sports like football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, golf, boxing, mixed martial arts and tennis. Other types of wagers available, depending on the sport, include parlays, teasers, pleasers, futures and props. A variety or parlay and teasers cards are typically available at retail sportsbooks and on mobile betting apps.
How to create a mobile sports betting account in Las Vegas
Nevada mobile sports betting apps are not permitted to allow players to create accounts on a phone or any other device. Bettors must go to a sportsbook and complete a form while providing a photo ID. A Social Security Number or other type of tax ID number is required.
How to deposit onto Nevada mobile betting apps
There are several ways to deposit into a Nevada mobile betting app. All Las Vegas sportsbooks and others throughout the state accept cash at the counter or kiosk. Make sure to bring a photo ID with you for an in-person deposit. A players card from the casino may also be needed.
Some Nevada sports betting apps process deposits and withdrawals. The Play+ card is a common method. It permits deposits via Visa, Mastercard, Discover and electronic checks from a bank account. Some sportsbooks offer PayNearMe as a cash transfer service.
How to withdraw from Nevada mobile betting apps
The most common way to withdraw from a Nevada mobile betting app is cash at the sportsbook counter. Other options may include the Play+ debit card, bank wire, electronic check and paper check. The withdrawal methods depend on the sportsbook’s policy.