Media and sports betting firm theScore has confirmed the appointment of senior gaming industry executive Alvin Lobo as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.

He joins the Toronto headquartered company from major US-based casino operator Boyd Gaming Corporation, where he served as Vice President of Corporate Finance for three years. Prior to that, he worked with Wynn Resorts as its Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations.

John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore, said: “Alvin’s considerable financial and gaming industry expertise further strengthens our team during a groundbreaking period of growth and expansion for theScore as we prepare to launch our mobile sportsbook. We’re thrilled to secure someone of his caliber to lead our finance team moving forward.”

Lobo responded: “This is an exciting time to be joining a leading player in North American mobile sports media and gaming. theScore stands alone through its uniquely integrated approach to media and sports betting and I’m looking forward to playing a key role as the Company further grows and expands its core gaming and media businesses.”