Is sports betting about to go mainstream? Bet on it

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, and New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, talk after a news conference at the Supreme Court where a case on sports betting is being heard, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

LAS VEGAS — Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking — and dispensing — money in this city’s sports books for the better part of 43 years.