leadf
logo-loader
viewFansUnite Entertainment Inc

FansUnite Entertainment names US gambling industry expert Chris Grove to its board of directors

Grove is focused on market and policy forecasting for the legal US sports betting and online gambling sectors

director
Grove will advise the Vancouver-based company on US partnerships, regulatory requirements, M&A, financing, and corporate governance

FansUnite Entertainment Inc (CSE:FANS) (OTCPINK:FUNFF) said Thursday it has named gambling industry expert Chris Grove to its board of directors. 

Grove is a partner at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming of California, where he heads the firm's Sports & Emerging Verticals division. He is also a nationally recognized expert focused on market and policy forecasting for the legal US sports betting and online gambling sectors. 

FansUnite said his insights are regularly cited by lawmakers, analysts, and mainstream media including ESPN, Bloomberg, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Grove has testified before policymakers in multiple states on sports betting and related issues, including California, Illinois, New York, Nevada, and Washington State.

READ: FansUnite Entertainment acquisition target Askott Entertainment signs deal to integrate over 6,000 casino games onto platform

In addition to his work with Eilers & Krejcik, Grove established himself as a thought leader in the gambling market as the founder of Legal Sports Report and Online Poker Report, both of which were sold in 2017 to Catena Media.

"We are excited to welcome Chris and his vast experience in the global gaming market to the FansUnite Board of Directors," FansUnite CEO Scott Burton said in a statement.

"As a leading expert in the U.S. market, Chris brings a wealth of experience to our Company, as well as partnership, M&A, financing and regulatory opportunities for FansUnite. Chris has been a supporter of the Company for many years now, and we're fortunate to now solidify the relationship and have him join our board."

Grove added: "The explosion of legal online betting in the U.S. is opening an array of opportunities for suppliers like FansUnite that understand the importance of nimble technology, customer-driven brands, and deep integration of esports.”

Grove will advise the Vancouver-based company in various matters, including US partnerships, regulatory requirements, M&A, financing, and corporate governance.

Contact the author: [email protected]

Follow him on Twitter @PatrickMGraham

 

Quick facts: FansUnite Entertainment Inc

Price: 0.2 CAD

CSE:FANS
Market: CSE
Market Cap: $13.94 m
Follow

Add related topics to MyProactive

Create your account: sign up and get ahead on news and events

NO INVESTMENT ADVICE

The Company is a publisher. You understand and agree that no content published on the Site constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, or investment strategy is...

In exchange for publishing services rendered by the Company on behalf of FansUnite Entertainment Inc named herein, including the promotion by the Company of FansUnite Entertainment Inc in any Content on the Site, the...

FOR OUR FULL DISCLAIMER CLICK HERE

FansUnite Entertainment agrees to partnership with global gaming leader...

FansUnite Entertainment (CSE: FANS-OTC: FUNFF) Pres Darius Eghdami joined Steve Darling from Proactive with news the company has announced its latest partnership with Pinnacle Solutions. That company offers a comprehensive B2B sportsbook service and also is a leading supplier in esports...

3 weeks ago

2 min read