Rivers Casino Pittsburgh has roped in Jimmy Vaccaro, the renowned Las Vegas oddsmaker, as its Director of Sports Relations. “We’re thrilled to bring Jimmy back home to Pennsylvania,” said Bill Keena, general manager of Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “When it comes to sports betting—customer experience, operational excellence, setting the odds—Jimmy is the gold standard.”
For many followers and fans of sports betting, Jimmy Vaccaro is a household name. Most recently, Vaccaro was Director of Sports Marketing for South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas, where he had been since 2013. He’s also a frequent expert commentator on CNN, ESPN and social media on all matters of sports betting and oddsmaking.
Vaccaro has worked top casino brands such as Mirage, MGM Grand, Golden Nugget and Barbary Coast, among others.
“That’s what makes sports betting fun,” said Vaccaro. “Fans of the movies will often guess the ending, but for sports fans, no two games are alike.”