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Public Relations

Phone: +44 ** **** ****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Las Vegas , Nevada , United States
William Hill PLC
Greenside House 50 Station Road
Wood Green , London N22 7TP
United Kingdom

Company Description: Founded in 1934, William Hill is one of the best-known names in the gambling industry, providing gaming and betting services across three channels: online, on the...   more

Employment History

  • Director of Sports Operations and Public Relations
    Brandywine Bookmaking LLC
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Vice President
  • Blackjack Dealer
    Barbary Coast
  • Sports Book Director
    Barbary Coast

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
198 Total References
Web References
Lucky's Race & Sports Book | About Us - Executive Team, 3 May 2012 [cached]
Jimmy Vaccaro - Director of Sports Operations & Public Relations
Jimmy Vaccaro - Director of Sports Operations & Public Relations
Jimmy Vaccaro, widely considered Las Vegas' most influential bookmaker, serves as Director of Sports Operations and Public Relations for Lucky's. Vaccaro's storied career in the sports betting business traces back more than 30 years after he moved from his native Pittsburgh to Las Vegas and took a job as a blackjack dealer at the Royal Inn in 1975. Soon after, he was chosen to open and run the Royal Inn's first sports book. From there, Vaccaro helped open the sports book at the Barbary Coast on the Vegas Strip in 1979. Six years later, Kirk Kerkorian recruited Vaccaro to open up the sports book at the MGM Grand.
In 1987, Vaccaro hooked up with Steve Wynn to manage the book at the Golden Nugget.
Wynn then chose Vaccaro to open and manage the new sports book at the Mirage.
In 2003, Vaccaro left Las Vegas to open the race and sports book at the Atlantis on Paradise Island, Bahamas. In 2009, he went to Delaware for the launch of the state's sports lottery. Vaccaro is a frequently quoted expert on sports betting in the national media and has been featured on ABC, Bloomberg, CBS, CNN, ESPN and NBC TV and The New York Times. The Las Vegas Review-Journal called Vaccaro "the most influential linesmaker of the past 20 years. Follow Jimmy on Twitter - @JimmyVaccaro
Online Casino News : Sportsbook Scene, 4 Sept 2006 [cached]
Legendary bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro, easily one of the most popular and respected bookmakers ever to grace a Sin City sports book and Vinnie Magliulo, who for many years graciously and authoritatively was the corporate executive in charge of race and sports book operations at Caesars Palace were the entrants.
Jimmy came to the desert in 1975 and quickly impressed a number of properties with his gaming and managerial expertise.It culminated in his ascendancy to becoming head man at the Mirage race and sports book when it opened its doors in the late 1980s.He currently is a consultant to the world class resort hotel Atlantis, Paradise Island, in the Bahamas, and is promotions manager for Leroy's.
Jimmy Vaccaro
Arizona +11 vs.
Handicapper finds Gophers attractive as home underdog [Archive] - SportsCrew Forums, 19 Feb 2006 [cached]
The contest was created by Jimmy Vaccaro, public relations director for Leroy's, and has attracted a large public following.
John Kelly, who co-hosted all 11 ... [cached]
John Kelly, who co-hosted all 11 seasons of the Stardust Invitational, will handle microphone duties with Jimmy Vaccaro, a former Las Vegas bookmaker who currently is marketing director for Leroys.
Odds Are With Jimmy Vaccaro - Sports USA Media, 13 Feb 2014 [cached]
Odds Are with Jimmy Vaccaro is a weekly podcast hosted by the most legendary oddsmaker in America. * *With 38 years in the business, Jimmy will guide you through all of the events happening across the country and will take you on a ride from when he first started in the business to today! Jimmy Vaccaro is the Vice President in charge of Race and Sports Marketing at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
You can submit your questions for Jimmy to be answered by either emailing or sending him a tweet at @JimmyVaccaro and including the @insidesportsusa twitter handle in your question.
Download "Odds Are with Jimmy Vaccaro" on " title="iTunes" target="_blank"> iTunes.
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