I've noticed, in the last few months, a new disclaimer added to the old disclaimer at end of commercials for the lottery. The old disclaimer says for entertainment purposes only. The new disclaimer says something like the lottery is not to be used for investment purposes. That made me wonder if people ever hire professional gamblers to play and win on their behalf. Does that happen, and if it does, how would it work?
Next month, I will be travelling to Las Vegas. For the very first time in my life. I have a whole bunch of Vegas-newbie questions. I’d like to ask you for your help. [more inside]
Sports betting in the USA, specifically March Madness, is it legal? [more inside]
Help me gamble and eat during a six-hour Vegas layover. [more inside]
I'd like to make legal bets on top tier little league games. Forget whether it's ethical - is it POSSIBLE?
Is there any legal sportsbook/casino that takes bets on the little league world series? [more inside]
How do Vegas oddsmakers make their odds? [more inside]
I'm currently staying in Las Vegas and it seems silly not to have a go at playing some roulette and maybe some blackjack. The GF would like to try playing some slots. Where can we go on the mid-strip which is suitably classy but at the same time has low limits? [more inside]
Do I have to show up in person at a casino sportsbook to redeem a winning futures bet? [more inside]
Gambling and the IRS: I've been honing my poker skills and I think I'm ready to take my game to the next level: professionally. If I begin making gains at both casinos and online, what is my duty in terms of declarations and bookkeeping while filing my taxes?
Where can I find a craps table felt tablecloth in/around Dallas, Texas by Friday? [more inside]
Can any of you recommend a cool, affordable hotel in Las Vegas? [more inside]
How long would it take the average gambler to lose $50 in Las Vegas? Assume that they're playing at the lowest-stakes table possible. [more inside]
Need help coming up with the name of a former Vegas gambler who was murdered in Costa Rica. [more inside]