Mr. Singleton is an industry leader and will bring to FansUnite his deep gaming industry knowledge and expertise in North America, launching new innovative products and companies to market, operations and technology, corporate strategy, M&A and venture capital.
Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – October 6, 2022) – FansUnite Entertainment Inc. (TSX: FANS) (OTCQX: FUNFF) (“FansUnite” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the addition of Quinton Singleton to its Board of Directors, effective October 6, 2022.
Mr. Singleton has worked in the gaming industry for over 15 years across tribal and commercial land-based and digital or mobile operators and suppliers for traditional sports, racing, fantasy sports, casino, social, skill, slot and table games. Prior to joining FansUnite, he was part of the founding team at Bet.Works Corp. (acquired by Bally’s Corp. and n.k.a. Bally’s Interactive) where he served as Chief Operating Officer. He also previously served as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Government Affairs at NYX Gaming Group Ltd. and continued to hold this role following its acquisition by Light & Wonder (f.k.a Scientific Games Corporation). In addition, he previously provided professional services to the gaming industry at Lewis Roca and Deloitte.
Mr. Singleton is currently a part-time university lecturer at the UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation and is a graduate of the Master of Business Administration in International Management and Finance program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Given Mr.Singleton’s extensive experience in the gaming industry as a corporate executive, he will be able to provide the management team of FansUnite with expert guidance on optimizing the Company’s operations, launching products into new markets, growth strategy, which includes corporate finance and M&A, and most notably, developing and implementing a successful North American expansion.
“We are pleased to welcome Quinton as the latest addition to our Board of Directors,” said Scott Burton, CEO of FansUnite. “Our goal is to continue expanding our operations through the execution of an effective North American strategy that meets the strict local betting regulatory standards and with the arrival of Quinton, we expect to expedite the process given his previous track record of growing gaming companies and implementing successful go-to-market strategies for various gaming companies and products. We look forward to working under his guidance in executing strategic initiatives that will enable us to expand across this continent.”
Additionally, the Company announces the resignation of Harish Narayanan as a member of the Board of Directors, effective October 4, 2022. Mr. Narayanan has provided valuable insight on key strategic initiatives and was integral to FansUnite’s growth during the early stages of the Company. FansUnite would like to thank him for his contribution and wishes Mr. Narayanan well in his future endeavors.
FansUnite is a global sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming. FansUnite’s one-of-a-kind iGaming platform Chameleon offers operators a full suite of gaming solutions with a sports and esports focus geared for the next generation of online bettors and casino players. Along with providing B2B technology solutions, FansUnite operates multiple B2C brands, such as Scottish sportsbook McBookie and Brazilian esportsbook VamosGG, and produces casino style slot games under its Askott Games subsidiary. FansUnite is the parent company of North American-focused AmAff, which operates leading affiliate brands such as Betting Hero, Props.com, and BetPrep.
For further information, please contact:
Prit Singh, Investor Relations at FansUnite
Scott Burton, Chief Executive Officer of FansUnite
Darius Eghdami, President of FansUnite
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