Canadian Gaming Association Appoints Four New Members to Board

By | November 15, 2021
Florida News Times
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ns canadian game association (CGA) appointed four new members to its board of directors at last week’s annual shareholders meeting. they make Scott Burton, FansUnite Entertainment Inc., CEO; Neil ArikNuwei’s Chief Business Development Officer. Jeffrey Hasso, SVP, International Strategy, DraftKings Inc.; chuck key ring, EVP, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation.

Burton oversees FansUnite’s overall business vision and framework, global operations, corporate strategy and development. Prior to the merger with FansUnite in 2020, he was the CEO of Ascot Entertainment.


Erlik oversees strategic business development across key industries and corporate partnerships, driving Nuwei’s overall growth in the North American regulated gaming market. With over 20 years of experience in payments, sports and entertainment, he has facilitated partnerships with professional sports teams and leagues and arbitrage transformational transactions in a rapidly growing digital space.

Haas has over 20 years of experience helping build the world’s largest digital and terrestrial gaming business including DraftKings, PokerStars, World Poker Tour (WPT), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) and European Poker Tour (EPT) Is. I have. Party Poker.

Keering, which was organized by Great Canadian Gaming to oversee horse racing interests, was appointed executive vice president of Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming in 2019, reinforcing its responsibility to support its BC assets. Rice field.

Carrie ColmosThe Chairman said: “The addition of four new members by the CGA Board is a testament to the exponential growth of the Association in 2021. We welcomed 18 new members, sports betting and e-sports operators, payments companies and a number of non-game suppliers. .

“This gives CGA the opportunity to act as an industry-wide convener and build collaborations during this exciting time in Canadian gaming.”

Paul Burns, Chairman and CEO of CGA said:

“These seasoned professionals have a solid track record as trusted leaders in the gaming industry and are valuable in launching a regulated gaming market in Ontario and sports betting for singles events across Canada. Provides insight. “

Entire 2021/2022 CGA Board of Directors

  • FansUnite Entertainment Inc. CEO, Scott Burton
  • Danielle Bush, Lawyer, McCarthy Tetroult, LLP
  • Avery, Executive Vice President and Game Business Leader, Dean Ehrlich
  • Nuwei, Chief Business Development Officer, Neil Erlik
  • David Flynn, Canada, Latin America, IGT, Vice President of Regional Sales
  • Jeffrey Haas, Senior Vice President of International Strategy, DraftKings
  • Hard Rock International, EVP and Chief Legal Officer, Ilkim Hinser
  • Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, EVP, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Chuck’s Ring
  • Carrie Cormos, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Gateway Casino & Entertainment
  • Adrienne McGrath, Vice President of Business Development, Konami Gaming Inc.
  • Scientist Sports, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Bob Parente
  • HLT Inc. Managing Director Rob Scarpelli
  • George Sweeney, Vice President of Regulation, Flutter International
  • Richard Taylor, President of Niagara Casino
  • Sherry White, President and CEO of the Responsible Gambling Council