TORONTO, June 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. (referred to as "Global" or the "Company") (TSX-V: DFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of William Scott to the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Scott is a seasoned executive in the gaming industry with international experience across Commercial Gaming and Lottery. In addition, he is a non-executive Director of the South African National Lottery, Ithuba. Ithuba is the largest lottery operator in Africa. Mr. Scott currently works as an advisor and investor in the technology sector with a focus on the gaming industry. Prior to this, Mr. Scott worked for over 12 years at GTECH (now IGT).
Mr. Scott has a diverse and extensive executive background in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, business development and commercial operations. He has built and developed new businesses in over 20 countries and overseen the deployment of significant capital in M&A, JVs and organic corporate start-ups. In his varied experience, Mr. Scott has been responsible for, among other duties, developing market entry strategies, negotiating content agreements and identifying partnership opportunities for online gaming providers. Mr. Scott is regarded as a gaming industry expert and is frequently requested for speaking engagements at major gaming conferences around the world.
William Scott comments; "Global is in an exciting segment of the gaming market and they have had significant success to date. I am looking forward to working with the excellent team, Darcy and the Board."
Darcy Krogh CEO of Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. comments; "William is an industry veteran with an impressive network of C level relationships both in Gaming and Lottery around the world. I look forward to working with him to develop our business internationally and value his experience. He is a welcome addition to our Board of Directors"
Mr. Scott will replace Mr. Scott Emerson who has resigned as a director of the Company. The Board thanks Mr. Emerson for his contributions during his tenure with the Company and we wish him the best in his future endeavours.
Per: "Darcy Krogh",
Darcy Krogh, President and CEO
About Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. (TSX-V: DFS), with its subsidiaries, is a licensed and regulated provider of fantasy sports software with offices in Malta, Toronto and Vancouver. Its platform is a multi-tenant gateway that allows operators to offer their customers a world class Daily Fantasy Sports software solution. The platform allows for seamless integration at the operator level without having to share or compromise any sensitive customer data. Joining the Company's network allows operators to capitalize on a mature infrastructure, with shared liquidity that was built specifically for regulated market environments. As a true B2B global network, the Company is a SaaS product that offers a turn-key solution for sportsbook operators, land-based operators, media groups, and big database companies to participate in the daily fantasy sports industry.
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For further information: Darcy Krogh, President and CEO, Email: [email protected], Telephone: 604.685.9316; Bill Mitoulas, Investor Relations, Email: [email protected], Telephone: 416.479.9547