Industry leaders announced for Betting on Sports America 2020 speaker roster

Joe Asher (CEO, William Hill US), Kenny Gersh (EVP, Gaming and New Business Ventures, MLB) and legendary Las Vegas oddsmaker Roxy Roxborough are among a host of big names already confirmed for the speaker roster at Betting on Sports America 2020.

The second edition of the largest dedicated sports betting trade show in the US takes place at Meadowlands Exposition Center on April 28-30, and features one of the deepest gatherings of expertise the industry has seen.

Among those joining Asher in sharing invaluable insights from an operator perspective are Stacie Stern (Manager – Government Affairs, FanDuel), Aviram Alroy (VP of Interactive Gaming, Mohegan Sun), and Jeff Gural (Owner, Meadowlands Racetrack).

The speaker line-up has been carefully selected to give delegates the opportunity to learn from the experiences of all sectors of the US sports betting industry and features senior representatives of regulators, lotteries, major sports leagues and the media.

They include Sandra Morgan (Chairwoman, Nevada Gaming Control Board), Jennifer Roberts (Director of Sports Gaming Regulation, Tennessee Education Lottery Corp), Scott Kaufman-Ross (Senior Vice President, Head of Fantasy & Gaming, NBA) and David Purdum (Gambling Industry Reporter, ESPN).

Attendees can also look forward to insights from key suppliers, such as industry veteran Jay Rood (Chief Risk Officer, Bet.Works), and the finance sector, including Joel Simkins (Managing Director – Head of Gaming & Leisure Investment Banking, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey) and Christopher Granger (US Gaming & Lottery Lead, Visa Inc).

Sue Schneider, VP, Growth & Strategy, Americas for SBC, said: “We’re pleased to give you just a taste of some of the speakers we’ve secured for Betting on Sports America 2020. 

“It’s our intent to cover the whole ecosystem and we’re aiming at that representation among our speaker roster. Stay tuned for updates as we finalize the program and add to our speaker list.”

The completed line-up for the event will feature 200 industry leaders sharing their knowledge of the key issues shaping the future of the sports betting sector in North America, with the 50 conference sessions covering subjects including regulation, sportsbook operations, technology, marketing & sponsorship, safer gambling, and investment.

The 2,500 attendees can also take in a 61,000 sq ft exhibition showcasing the latest innovations from leading suppliers and enjoy exclusive evening networking events at upscale New York and New Jersey venues, all of which are included with the delegate pass.

Registration for Betting on Sports America 2020 is now open, with the general pass available at the Super Early Bird Rate of $395, a saving of $300 on the standard price.