Harian · October 2, 2021

IGT appoints Joe Asher as new President of Sports Betting

Intercontinental Match Know-how (IGT) has declared the appointment of its new President of Athletics Betting. The job (successful 1 Oct) was provided to Joe Asher, previous William Hill CEO, who will now report right to Enrico Drago, CEO of Electronic and Betting.

Inside of the very last weeks, IGT PlaySports has been expanding into Washington, Colorado and Wisconsin. The company’s sporting activities betting platform is also powering FanDuel’s sportsbook start in Connecticut. Asher is now expected to go on IGT’s ongoing enlargement in North American marketplaces.

Asher served nine decades as CEO of William Hill US (till April 2021, when the company was obtained by Caesars Leisure for $3.7bn) and 13 yrs in whole with the sportsbook.

Asher said: “I am really enthusiastic to be part of Enrico Drago and the IGT PlaySports staff to help this enterprise access new heights for our clients and our shareholders. This is a exclusive instant in the North American gaming market as sports betting is expanding rapidly and options abound.

“I have some qualifications performing in partnership with PlaySports, and I look ahead to functioning with our group to further more greatly enhance our engineering, and investing abilities to provide our existing and future buyers.”

Drago included: “The PlaySports athletics betting option is amongst the most commonly employed in the US, powering about 50 US sportsbooks for 20 customers across 18 states. We count on ongoing progress in our PlaySports organization, and Joe Asher’s expertise, knowledge, community and vision for athletics betting are essential components to boosting our upcoming success.”