A Day in the Life of Wayne Root:
CNBC Profiles Wayne Root:
BIO of Wayne Allyn Root
“Wayne's the king of handicappers…he's the Warren Buffett of his world.”
-James J. Cramer, CNBC Host
Host of “Mad Money”
"Wayne Allyn Root is The Face of Las Vegas Gaming…(Wayne) has built a talent for picking football winners into a TV sports prognosticating empire.”
-Las Vegas Sun
“Wayne Allyn Root is perhaps the leading sports handicapper in the country… Root has made a fortune…with a business that looks and feels like a brokerage house, Vegas-style. It's Wall Street versus Wayne's Street!”
-CNBC Profile on Wayne Allyn Root
“The Odds King of Las Vegas.”
-Bill Griffith, Host
“Root is truly the King of Vegas.”
-Vegas Dreams (book about the legends of Vegas)
“The Prince of Prognosticators”
“Wayne Allyn Root is an American gambling legend.”
-John O'Reilly, Managing Director
The World's Largest Legal Bookmaker
"The Benjamin Graham of Gambling."
"Wayne Allyn Root takes a page from classy casino king Steve Wynn.”
“The Oddsmaker of everything in the world.”
Donny Deutsch, Host
"Wayne Allyn Root-A Vegas King Gambles on the White House!"
“Wayne Allyn Root is a Las Vegas legend…”
-The Financial Times
"For anyone who has met Wayne Allyn Root, it's no surprise that he has propelled himself to the highest echelons of success in the gaming, entertainment, business and publishing worlds. His exuberance, enthusiasm and winning smile speak volumes."
"Wayne Allyn Root is without a doubt the best prognosticator in the world...he is a millionaire...he has media recognition...he is known to all Americans...(we) might have made the acquaintance of the next President of the United States."
-Cover Story in Arrondir (French Business Magazine)
“Wayne's success is mind-blowing…talking to Wayne Allyn Root is like talking to Tony Robbins.”
-FOX News Las Vegas
“Wayne Allyn Root has already passed all of Jimmy The Greek's legendary exploits!”
-Top Pair magazine
“The Las Vegas Walk of Stars honored Las Vegas sports handicapper, author, television host and commentator Wayne Allyn Root as the newest recipient of a star on the Strip in front of the New York-New York.”
-Las Vegas Review Journal
"Pugnacious, tenacious, and outrageous- WAR is the gambling world's answer to Joe DiMaggio, Bill Gates and, oh yes, P.T. Barnum wrapped into one!”
-Chet Coppock, TV & Radio Host
Sporting News Radio
Host of Chicago Bears & Notre Dame Football pregame shows
“Wayne is Johnny Cash crossed with Liberace.”
-New York Times
“…the Charles Schwab of the weekend…Want some help picking the NCAA winner? Wayne Allyn Root can help- for a price.”
-The Wall Street Journal
“As a NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl MVP, I think I understand how to win championships…Wayne Allyn Root coaches his (clients) to victory in the game that matters- achieving high levels of wealth and financial freedom."
-Randy White, College Football & NFL Hall of Fame
Super Bowl MVP
9-time NFL All Pro
Dallas Cowboy Ring of Honor member
“Wayne Allyn Root is just your typical Vegas oddsmaker turned Vice Presidential candidate…add Root to Nevada's claims to fame.”
“Wayne Allyn Root wants you to be able to become the next Wayne Allyn Root. And you should take him up on it.”
-American Spectator magazine
“What Wayne wants, Wayne Root gets.”
THE W.A.R. STORY:
Wayne Allyn Root is quite simply the most honored professional sports handicapper and Vegas oddsmaker in the world. He is the brand name of sports gaming- dubbed by the national media as “the King of Vegas,” “The Face of Las Vegas Gambling,” “America's Oddsmaker,” and “The Prince of Prognosticators.” His rags-to-riches story is truly remarkable. Born a S.O.B. (son of a butcher), Wayne has morphed into high profile CEO, entrepreneur, best-selling author, TV celebrity and nationally recognized politician. Wayne is living proof that the American Dream is alive and well.
Wayne's childhood dream was to become the Jimmy "The Greek" of his generation. Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder was the legendary Vegas oddsmaker who predicted football winners for CBS television during the decades of the 70's and 80's. At the age of 16, the New York media dubbed Wayne "the next Jimmy The Greek" and "the Betting Whizkid." By the time Wayne was 27, he was named Network Oddsmaker and NFL Analyst for Financial News Network (FNN), now known as CNBC. He was one of the youngest anchormen and hosts on American TV, co-hosting with his TV partner Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder. Wayne went on to host many television shows for FNN Sports such as “Who Beat the Spead?” “The FNN Zone,” “Fantasy Football Weekly,” “The Fan Speaks Out,” and “Huddle Up.” He also anchored their all-day sports news programming.
Wayne has now built a sports prognosticating empire in the Nevada desert that far surpasses anything Jimmy "The Greek" ever imagined. Wayne is the creator of www.WinningEDGE.com the most popular sports handicapping sites on the Internet.
It is estimated that over $3 billion dollars is wagered on Wayne's sports handicapping advice annually. This entrepreneur extraordinaire has been profiled by CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Millionaire, TIME magazine, CNN/Money, The Robb Report, Success, Entrepreneur, Equities and EMMY magazine (among many others). He has been a guest on most every sports TV and radio talk show in America. His frequent media appearances have included ABC TV, ESPN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business, Fox Sports (with Tom Arnold on “Best Damn Sports Show Period”), Versus, CNBC, CNBC Europe, CTV (Canada’s Business News Network), CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Spike TV, and Superstation WGN.
Wayne is the author of 7 books- including an Amazon.com Personal Finance #1 Best-Seller. Wayne’s books include “ROOT on Risk: Betting to Win on Sports,” “The Zen of Gambling” and “The King of Vegas’ Guide to Gambling.” Wayne has served as Creator, Host and Executive Producer of many national television shows over the past decade, including “King of Vegas” on Spike TV. “King of Vegas" hit the magical TV ratings number of over one million viewers for an episode in 2006.
But Wayne is best known as the former host of “Wayne Allyn Root’s WinningEDGE”- America’s premiere football handicapping pregame show. WinningEDGE aired over the years on many of the biggest cable networks in America including FOX Sports, Comcast Sports, Superstation WGN, Spike TV and Discovery Channel.
On August 15th, 2006 Wayne received the honor of a lifetime- for his many years of success promoting Las Vegas on television, radio and in books, Wayne was honored with induction into the “LAS VEGAS WALK OF STARS” (a division of the “Motion Picture Hall of Fame”). Wayne's star is enshrined in front of New York New York. He joins only 30 Vegas legends ever honored with a star- including Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Wayne Newton, Liberace, Bobby Darin, and Siegfried & Roy. Wayne is the youngest recipient ever.
Wayne’s star is inscribed “MOTION PICTURE HALL OF FAME: In tribute to Wayne Allyn Root for his lifetime achievement and contribution to the world prominence of Las Vegas 8-15-2006.”