The Canadian Gaming Association has announced the appointment of four new members of the board, which took place during the CGA’s annual general meeting on November 10.
Scott Burton, CEO of FansUnite Entertainment, oversees the overall business vision and framework, global operations, corporate strategy and development at FansUnite. He served as the CEO of Askott Entertainment prior to its 2020 merger with FansUnite. He is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years of operational experience and is considered a pioneer in the esports betting industry.
Neil Erlick, chief corporate development officer at Nuvei, oversees strategic business development in key industry verticals, corporate partnerships, as well as enhancing the company’s overall growth in the North American regulated gaming market. He has over 20 years’ experience in payments, sports and entertainment and has facilitated partnerships with professional sports teams and leagues, as well as brokered transformational deals in high growth digital sectors.
Jeffrey Haas is SVP of international strategy at DraftKings, a digital sports entertainment and gaming company created to fuel the competitive spirit of sports fans with products that range across daily fantasy, regulated gaming and digital media. He has 20-plus years’ experience helping build some of the largest digital and terrestrial gaming businesses in the world.
Chuck Keeling, EVP of stakeholder relations and responsible gaming at Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, literally grew up in the horse racing/gaming industry. His family and outside partners owned racetracks in Surrey and Victoria, BC, and he started working in the business when he was eight years old.