Executive Viewpoints: NHL Commissioner Bettman and Leading Gaming Executives Discuss New Business Partnerships

Executive Viewpoints: NHL Commissioner Bettman and Leading Gaming Executives Discuss New Business Partnerships

October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Special Events Stage
In this must-attend session, National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman and leading gaming executives, Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US, Greg Carlin, CEO of Rush Street Gaming and Matt King, CEO of Fanduel, will share their viewpoints on the evolution of their thinking about sports betting opportunities and the current and future value of new business partnerships. You will walk away from this session with new business imperatives for your organization. Themes to be covered include: • How learning more about the gaming industry changed the perception of betting on sports for a league commissioner. • Understanding how multiple partnerships benefit everyone. • Learning from the experts how leagues approach and evaluate business deals with operators and technology companies. • Determining the value to an operator of striking deals with sports leagues. • The fan acquisition and engagement opportunity on-line and offline as a result of sports betting.


  • Gary Bettman



    National Hockey League

    Gary Bettman has served the National Hockey League as Commissioner since February 1, 1993 and has guided the world's top professional hockey league...

  • Joe Asher



    William Hill U.S

    Joe Asher has been CEO of William Hill US since 2012, when William Hill acquired Brandywine Bookmaking, a company Asher created. Brandywine was a...

  • Greg Carlin



    Rush Street Gaming

    Chicago native Greg Carlin graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1988. While attending Penn, he occasionally visited...

  • Matthew King




    Matt King is the Chief Executive Officer of FanDuel Group, an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage...

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    Sports Betting Symposium

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