Las Vegas oddsmakers are welcoming in spring with available arms. After a run of 12 months which was filled up with underdogs overcoming long chances, the NCAA guys's basketball competition is supplying casino sportsbooks using the perfect elixir.
It has been more sorrow than celebration for patrons at Las Vegas sportsbooks this March Madness.
With the first week of March Madness into the books, it had been the oddsmakers in Nevada that played the hand that is winning the sports bettors.
Using the top-seeded and champion that is defending Wildcats out, also No. 2 seeds Duke and Louisville, many brackets and wagers have now been busted. And that's good news for the house.
Talking with ESPN, Frank Kunovic, director of specialty games for Caesars Entertainment, said, 'We essentially became Caesars Palace federal reserve and had been printing money.'
Vegas was due for a strong run after a 2016 that was filled with prediction and activities chaos that is betting. The election of Donald Trump, Leicester City winning the Premier League, the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, Cleveland winning the NBA Finals, Clemson upending Alabama in university football, additionally the 'Brexit' vote kept both domestic and international oddsmakers guessing.
The March Madness victory thus far is certainly welcomed while books in Nevada have largely weathered the storm.
Duke Loss, Vegas Win
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