VP Sport and Race Operations
Art Manteris brings more than 35 years of Nevada race and sports book expertise to his role at Station Casinos as Vice President of Race and Sports Operations where he oversees the race and sports book operations for the Company’s 16 sports books in Southern Nevada.
Manteris recently oversaw the design and development of ten expanded or remodeled state-of-the-art race and sports books for Station Casinos, several of which now offer the best video screen and odds display technology available in the world today. Manteris was also instrumental in creating and overseeing the Company’s STN Sports mobile gaming app that offers enhanced browsing and wagering on sporting and racing events delivered in real time and with more engaging content. He also continues to spearhead the company's ongoing technology evolution in race and sports with a new management software and introduced a mobile prepaid debit card. He has been instrumental in the development of a new "live" in-play sports wagering product expected to launch exclusively at Station Casinos Sports Books in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Prior to joining Station Casinos in 2001, Manteris was with the Las Vegas Hilton and later its parent company Park Place Entertainment (today Caesars Entertainment) for 15 years, where he first served as Vice President of Race and Sports Operations for one property and expanded his role to oversee nine major sports books on the corporation’s behalf. He also served in various sports book capacities for Caesars Palace, Barbary Coast, the Stardust and Fremont Hotel & Casino.
Regarded as one of the foremost authorities in the sports gaming industry, Manteris oversaw the first computer networking of race and sports books in Nevada history in the late-80’s and has been a policy contributor to the Nevada State Gaming Control Board, Nevada State Gaming Commission, Nevada Resort Association and previously assisted the American Gaming Association as well. He was also a leading advocate and creator of the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association and longtime member of its influential Rate Committee that negotiates track video signals from all major US racing circuits. He has produced multiple company record sports book years in handle, revenue and hold percentage in all of his leadership positions in the gaming industry.
Additionally, Manteris authored the original Sports Book House Wagering Rules and Regulations used by the majority of race and sports books in Nevada and many betting operations worldwide and co-authored “SuperBookie, Inside Las Vegas Sports Gambling” back in 1991. He is a former college casino management instructor and was a longtime security consultant to the NBA. He has been licensed by the Nevada State Gaming Commission since 1991.
Manteris is a graduate of the University of Nevada- Las Vegas. He is married to former KSNV NBC Las Vegas news anchor Sue Manteris and has three children.