Contributor Profile

Vic Salerno

Job TitlePresident

Company NameUSBookmaking

About
Vic Salerno is a 40-year veteran of the race and sports book industry in the state of Nevada. Mr. Salerno was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of American Wagering, Inc., until the company was sold to William Hill in July, 2012. American Wagering, Inc. operated over ninety sports book operations in Nevada, in addition to Computerized Bookmaking Systems, which provided a computerized wagering and accounting systems to the majority of casinos in Nevada. Upon the sale of American Wagering, Mr. Salerno became Chairman of the Board of William Hill US until February 2016. Mr. Salerno currently serves as President of USBookmaking. Launched in 2017, USBookmaking has operate sports books in Nevada that are regulated by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The company also features fixed odds daily fantasy sports contests as part of its betting menu. USBookmaking is looking forward to offering its value-oriented platform in other states where they believe that their customer focused approach will allow them to compete effectively against any domestic or European sports book operator. Mr. Salerno is a legend in the race and sports book industry and is credited with initiating projects that grew Nevada sports wagering to its current success and popularity, including: first computerized book making systems (CBS), first sports bookmaking network hub operation in Nevada (Leroy’s), the first self-service kiosks and expanded the sports wagering business with the launch of the very first mobile sports wagering app in the US. On behalf of Nevada gaming industry trade associations, Mr. Salerno served as President of the Nevada Association of Race and Sports Operators, and as a member of the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association’s Rates Committee. Mr. Salerno was inducted into the American Gaming Associations exclusive “Gaming Hall of Fame.”Biography Victor J. Salerno-President of USBookmaking & USFantasy Sports Vic Salerno is a 40-year veteran of the race and sports book industry in the state of Nevada. Mr. Salerno was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of American Wagering, Inc., until the company was sold to William Hill in July, 2012. American Wagering, Inc. operated over ninety sports book operations in Nevada, in addition to Computerized Bookmaking Systems, which provided a computerized wagering and accounting systems to the majority of casinos in Nevada. Upon the sale of American Wagering, Mr. Salerno became Chairman of the Board of William Hill US until February 2016. Mr. Salerno currently serves as President of USBookmaking and USFantasy Sports. Launched in 2017, USBookmaking is licensed sports betting service provider to sports books in Nevada that are regulated by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The combined companies feature traditional sports wagering in addition to pari-mutuel and fixed odds daily fantasy sports contests as part of its betting menu. Mr. Salerno is a legend in the race and sports book industry and is credited with initiating projects that grew Nevada sports wagering to its current success and popularity, including: first computerized book making systems (CBS), first sports bookmaking network hub operation in Nevada (Leroy's), and expanded the sports wagering business with the launch of the very first mobile sports wagering app in the US. At Leroy's he also pioneered the development and use of self-service race & sports kiosks. On behalf of Nevada gaming industry trade associations, Mr. Salerno served as President of the Nevada Association of Race and Sports Operators, and as a member of the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association's Rates Committee. Mr. Salerno was inducted in 2015 into the American Gaming Associations exclusive "Gaming Hall of Fame." USBookmaking is the sports book service provider for the Santa Ana Star Casino and Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, NM. In the state of Iowa, USBookmaking provides sports betting services to the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel

Conference Sessions

  • Federal, Tribal and State-Specific Update on the Sports Betting Rollout in the U.S.

    October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Special Events Stage

    States have moved rapidly to legalize and regulate sports betting since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (P...

    • Language: English

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