James Salinas Bio

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Salinas is one of the most successful sports betting contest winners in history, having earned over $1Million in prize money during the past few seasons. In 2015 Salinas won the largest NFL Sports Betting Contest in the world, the Westgate Resorts Super Contest, and has scored multiple cashes near the top of the leaderboard the last few years.


In addition to being an avid sports bettor for more than three decades, sports have always played a large and important role for Salinas. He has worked as a reporter and editor for the Rocky Mountain News sports desk, coach and mentor with the Denver Nuggets’ Night Moves youth basketball gang prevention program, and most recently as Director of Recreation for the City and County of Denver.