Sports wagering apps are more important than ever for sports bettors in Nevada. The various sports wagering apps can make you a smarter sports bettor. The quick access to find the best point spread or odds can be at your fingertips.
We’ll look at both scenarios and why any sports bettor visiting or living in Nevada should use a sports wagering app.
Nevada sports betting apps: the who and the where
The various sports wagering apps don’t offer the same number of wagers, point spreads, or odds. The only thing they may have in common is the software platform.
For example, the information on the Westgate sports wagering app may have different point spreads and odds from what you’ll find on the Station Casinos app even though they use the same software and look similar.
Some sports wagering apps also allow you to wager on horse racing. These accounts may be separate, so you’ll have to fund two accounts instead of using just one.
Here’s a list of sports wagering apps by name with casino affiliation and links to download for iOs and Android devices:
Atlantis Sports – Atlantis Sports App
B-Connected Sports – B Connected App
Aliante, Cannery, The California, Eastside Cannery, Fremont, Gold Coast, The Orleans, Sam’s Town, Suncoast (Main Street Station does not have a sportsbook)
Caesars – Caesars App
Harrah’s Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, The Cromwell, The LINQ, Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Caesars Palace, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Harrah’s Laughlin, Harvey’s Resort Hotel/Casino, Harrah’s Casino Hotel Lake Tahoe, Harrah’s Casino Hotel Reno
Cosmopolitan, Hard Rock, M Resort, The Palazzo, Palms (Station operates rest of casino, but not sports book), Silverton, Tropicana, The Venetian
Golden Nugget – Golden Nugget App
MGM Resorts – PlayMGM App
Aria, Bellagio, Circus Circus, Excalibur, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York
NV Sports – NV Sports App
Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Rampart, South Point
Station Casinos – STN Sports App
Station Casinos – Boulder Station, El Cortez, Fiesta Henderson, Fiesta Rancho, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station, Texas Station, Wildfire Casinos
South Point – South Point App
Treasure Island – Ti Sports App
Westgate – Westgate Superbook App
Westgate Las Vegas
William Hill – William Hill App
Binion’s, The D, Downtown Grand, Ellis Island, Four Queens, Hooters, Plaza, Silver Sevens, SLS Las Vegas, Tuscany and more
Wynn – Wynn App
Sports betting is on the rise
There has been sort of a boon in sportsbook upgrades and renovations in the past five years.
Sportsbook operators and casinos in Las Vegas upgraded no fewer than 10 sportsbooks in 2016 alone. There will be even more sportsbook upgrades and renovations in 2018. These renovations are making the sportsbook a more comfortable place to watch the games.
When the sportsbook experience becomes better more people will spend time in the sportsbook. On a semi-related note, some sportsbooks are so nice that the operators are charging a premium for seats during busy days like NFL Sunday, March Madness, and the Super Bowl.
Chances are good that when someone visits a casino to watch a game that they will wager on the game.
The amount of money wagered on sports has increased every year since 2004 and shows no sign of slowing down.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board is approving more and more wagering opportunities for sportsbooks. The casinos and sportsbook operators are taking full advantage of the opportunity to the satisfaction of bettors and the casino bean counters.
More people in the sportsbook means more people betting and more business for the operator. This also means longer lines to wager on a regular basis.
Super Bowl is one of the busiest sports betting weekends in Las Vegas
Super Bowl weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for Las Vegas sportsbooks. There’s more money wagered on this game than any other individual event.
According to ESPN, there was more money wagered on the Super Bowl in 2016 than any other year. In 2015, there were over 300,000 people in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend.
Visitation to Las Vegas continues to rise. Estimates for 2016 already show more people visited Las Vegas than ever before. There’s no reason to expect that 2018 won’t break visitation records again.
Between visitors and locals, there’s more interest to wager on the Super Bowl than any other game. Wagering on the Big Game is unlike any other sporting event of the year.
Between all Nevada sportsbooks, there will be nearly 500 proposition bets in addition to the normal point spreads, moneylines, and totals.
When you combine the number of people in Las Vegas wagering on the Super Bowl with the increased betting options, you have a recipe for chaos in the sportsbook. Funding a mobile sports wagering account will allow you to avoid the madness and lines of the sportsbook on Super Bowl weekend.
Become a better sports bettor with apps
Not all sportsbooks offer the same point spreads and odds.
Funding multiple sports betting accounts allows you the ability to shop around for the best odds without hopping in your car and driving to multiple casinos to get current numbers. Even if you do want to visit a casino and wager in person, you can compare odds on your mobile device to choose the best sportsbook to place a wager.
Betting on sports isn’t easy. The 10 percent advantage for the sportsbook operator means that you’ll have to win 52.4 percent of your wagers just to break even.
Winning is even more difficult. Why not take advantage of technology and become a better sports bettor?
Why use sports wagering apps in Nevada?
The convenience of sports betting apps is helpful on busy sports weekends like the Super Bowl, March Madness, and any NFL Sunday. However, that’s not the only time the mobile apps come in handy.
The advantage of employing an app spills over to everyday sports betting since there are more people betting in Nevada than ever.
Nevada locals no longer have to drive to the casino to wager on a game. You’ll just need to be inside Nevada state lines. Heck, you can place a wager from your seat in the sportsbook if you’re comfortable and don’t want to walk to the counter to place a wager.
The majority of sports wagering app users live in Nevada. However, tourists should find the convenience of the sports wagering apps useful too. There’s more reason to use sports wagering apps since more people are visiting Las Vegas and Nevada for major events like the Super Bowl.
Who can use a sports wagering app in Nevada?
You must be at least 21 years old (legal gambling age in Nevada). In order to place a wager, you must be inside the state of Nevada. Signals are triangulated using both satellite and GPS to ensure you’re in Nevada.
Setting up a sports betting app and account
The process to set up a sports wagering account is painless but may take a few minutes.
The accounts must be set up in person at a sportsbook. You will need a casino players club card when you fill out the basic information form. The process takes about 3-4 minutes each for both the customer and representative to enter the data.
Once you have an account set up, you’ll have to deposit funds. Minimum deposits range from $25-$100.
Most sportsbook operators require that you deposit cash when setting up an account.
Sportsbooks have different policies for future funding. Some sportsbook operators will allow you to deposit funds into your account remotely and others won’t. Check with the sportsbook when signing up for your account since this changes with new technology.
New customer bonuses
William Hill and Station Casinos often have promotions for new customers.
William Hill may offer extra money in your account. Station Casinos may offer Boarding Pass players club points.
Players club points
Station Casinos is currently the only sportsbook operator who reward sports bets with players club points. Since many of the sports wagering apps require a players club account, this could change in the future.
When to use NV mobile sports betting apps
We’ve looked at the who, what, where, and why you should consider using sports wagering apps. Now we’re going to look at, specifically, when you should be using the sports wagering apps.
These apps can be useful all of the time for an avid sports bettor. However, you may not see the necessity if you’re not wagering on games very often. That may be true, but there are more than a few sports events throughout the year where they come in especially handy.
Having a sports wagering app for these events will greatly improve your sportsbook and sports betting experience.
Super Bowl weekend is one of the busiest of the year for sports fans in Las Vegas. There will be no fewer than an extra 300,000 people visiting Las Vegas just for Super Bowl weekend.
Not only are there more people in Las Vegas than usual, but many will be in the sportsbook.
Many people visiting Las Vegas for the Super Bowl will be wagering on the game. The Super Bowl is typically the single most wagered-on the event of the year.
Beyond the number of people wagering on the game, there are more ways to wagers on the Super Bowl than any other event. There are approximately 10 times as many different wagering opportunities available via proposition bets.
The situation for the Super Bowl in a Las Vegas sportsbook is combustible. Not only are there a lot of people wagering on the game, but many of those bettors are new. Even experienced sports bettors can get tied up choosing from hundreds of proposition bets in the sportsbook.
The best way to avoid Super Bowl chaos in the sportsbook, and lines that take up to an hour, is to use a sports wagering app.
Once the account is funded, there’s no need to stand in line to place a wager. All you have to do is open the app, look at the hundreds of options, and place your bets. If you’re a winner and don’t want your money tied up, you can simply go to the sportsbook and withdraw funds after the game.
While the Super Bowl may be the most wagered-on event, the first weekend of March Madness might be the busiest weekend for sports fans.
The first weekend of games begin on a Thursday and continues through Sunday night. The first game will tip off shortly after 9 a.m. every day. The games will end sometime around 9 p.m.
There are 32 college basketball games to wager on Thursday and Friday. There are another 16 games played on Saturday and Sunday.
You’ll find a line at the sportsbook to place wagers all day and night for all four days of the weekend.
Since March Madness brings out a lot of younger college basketball fans, either in college or just out of college, there are a lot of inexperienced bettors. The lines to place wagers are often much slower than usual.
More than one basketball bettor will be standing in a lengthy and sluggish line and miss getting in a last minute wager in before tip-off.
In additional to the long lines, a free seat in a sportsbook isn’t easy to come by during the first weekend of March Madness. Holding seats for a long time is frowned upon. If you have to wait in line for too long, you might lose your seat.
Not only will a sports wagering app help keep your seat in the sportsbook, but they’re are the best way to avoid lines during the first weekend of March Madness.
Football wagers comprise more revenue for casinos than all other sports combined.
Not only is there a lot of money on the line, but there are a lot of people betting. Some football bettors are people who wager on football whenever they have time before the games.
However, not everyone will place wagers before game day.
Many football bettors wait for the last day to place wagers. Not only are they waiting until the day of the game to wager, but they often wait until an hour before the game(s). On Sundays, the NFL schedule has three time slots.
In Las Vegas games begin around 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Since the first time slot has the most games, there are usually more people looking to place wagers.
There are lines beginning to form as early as 8 a.m. on an NFL Sunday. No matter how fast the staff may work before kickoff, the lines to place wagers on the early Sunday games can take up to 30 minutes.
Once again, sports wagering apps can help you avoid the time crunch and get your wagers completed in time. You can even wager from your house or hotel room if you’re not ready to leave the bed.
Sports wagering apps are always an advantageous way to wager on sports in Nevada. They’re especially useful during the Super Bowl, March Madness, and football season.
Having an active account can come in handy for these events even if you’re not an avid sports bettor.
Image credit: f11photo / Shutterstock, Inc.