Westgate SuperBook
Westgate's Superbook has long been the standard bearer for sportsbook experiences in Las Vegas, and the venue to continues to reinvent itself with more than 4,000 square feet of digital space. Photo courtesy of Westgate.

How Las Vegas Still Raises the Bar for Sports Betting

There was a time not long ago that sports betting was taboo. Lawmakers scoffed at the idea of legalizing it. If somebody wanted to put down money on a game, they would have to find a bookie in their town. The entire industry was frowned upon. Las Vegas was the sole refuge for sports bettors […]

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Fans fill Allegiant Stadium before an NFL game between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Washington Football Team on December 5, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Las Vegas to Host Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium

Vegas, Baby. The NFL has awarded hosting rights for Super Bowl LVIII in 2024 to Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the league announced after multiple reports indicated that was the choice. The official announcement was made today during the league’s owners meetings in Dallas. The 2024 Super Bowl was originally scheduled for New Orleans but […]

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Tennessee Titans celebrate second round draft pick A J Brown, with Eddie George at the NFL Draft on April 26, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Al Wagner)
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The NFL’s Big Events: Potential Future Hosts
for the Super Bowl, Draft or Combine

The National Football League is far and away the most popular professional sports league in the United States and its biggest event, the Super Bowl, is often described as virtually a national holiday. In the search for ever-increasing amounts of future revenue, the NFL Draft moved out of New York, where it was held since […]

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L.A. Super Bowl Committee Releases 2022 Logo

The Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee, ahead of the 2022 Super Bowl that will be at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, unveiled the official committee logo and launch video, featuring Snoop Dogg, alongside the NFL’s trademark Super Bowl LVI mark. The logo is inspired by SoFi Stadium’s design and the campaign tagline “Champions Shine […]

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The inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during game action between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints.

NFL Delays New Orleans Super Bowl to 2025 Because of Mardi Gras

The National Football League will move the 2024 Super Bowl out of New Orleans and the Superdome because of a conflict with Mardi Gras and will give the city the hosting duties for Super Bowl LIX in 2025 instead, the league has announced. The conflict with Mardi Gras came after the league’s renegotiated CBA with […]

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Los Angeles’ Decade of Opportunity at SoFi Stadium

Even for a city with the history of hosting major sporting events, the upcoming decade for SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles will be unlike any other that a destination has experienced. What is being called “the decade of opportunity” will see the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams host the annual […]

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When football fans flooded the train system after Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey, the NFL had to adjust. Photo: AP Images/Matt Rourke

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Readers of SportsTravel work as the master planners of some of the world’s great sports events. We are the host-city strategists who can prepare the resources of the community to meet the needs of the most demanding event organizers. We are the marketers, coaches, leaders, tacticians, contractors and change agents responsible for serving our sports, growing […]

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