Caesars Sportsbook alone lost almost seven figures on the Raiders, and BetMGM lost six figures. The Westgate SuperBook and South Point reported losing days.
The fourth-year running back went for a career-high 144 yards on 28 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 32-23 win against AFC West rival Denver.
LVMS race winner Alex Bowman joins Las Vegan Kurt Busch on the sidelines with concussion symptoms after relatively light contact with a wall.
In starting the season 0-3, the Raiders rank 26th in the NFL in red-zone efficiency at 46 percent. They often treat those 20-yard quests for touchdowns like they’re from 40.
New coach Bruce Cassidy has the numbers to boast when it comes to his zone defense, something Golden Knights players are continuing to learn.
The Raiders are the only 0-3 team in the NFL, and the AFC West is a combined 5-7 straight-up and 3-6 ATS. The division also has gone under in eight of 12 games.
The Raiders are 0-3, but nobody can question the play of wide receiver Mack Hollins, who leads the team with 240 receiving yards and is averaging 17.1 yards per catch.
Top high school players in Southern Nevada are being bypassed as NCAA teams choose to reload with de facto free agents from other colleges.
Miami, which closed as a 4½-point underdog, was one of eight underdogs that won outright Sunday and among nine that covered (9-4-1 against the spread).
Baseball star Maury Wills gave the spikes in which he stole 104 bases in 1962 to the Exber family of Las Vegas as a token of their friendship.
Derek Carr is the 31st-ranked quarterback by Pro Football Focus after the Raiders’ 0-2 start. He has thrown for four touchdowns and three interceptions.
Darryl McDaniels, a founding member of the rap group Run D.M.C., highlighted education and called the ABCs “the greatest rap of all time.”
The Golden Knights began training camp Thursday, and to a man the players insisted there is much to prove after the team missed the playoffs last season for the first time.
San Francisco’s odds to win the Super Bowl dropped from 25-1 at Caesars Sportsbook to 19-1 after Jimmy Garoppolo replaced Trey Lance.