GAN Appoints David Goldberg as New Non-Executive Director
LONDON & DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 14, 2018--GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming software, services and online gaming content in the United States, today announces the appointment of David Goldberg (age 50) as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Mr Goldberg has over 25 years’ experience in the entertainment, sports and gaming industries. From 2013 to 2016 he was the CEO of ScoreBig.com, the first online and mobile ticketing company to pioneer the open distribution of off platform ticket sales. Prior to ScoreBig.com, Mr Goldberg was CEO of Federated Sports & Gaming (2010 – 2012), CEO of YouBet.com (2008 – 2010) and Executive Vice President of Ticketmaster (2003 – 2008). In addition, Mr Goldberg is currently a senior adviser to TPG Growth.
Dermot Smurfit, CEO of GAN commented:
“David offers GAN significant US sports experience and his broad relationship network within the intersection of gaming, sports and Private Equity Industries in the US which is anticipated to prove complementary to GAN’s existing directors and highly relevant following the lifting of the Federal ban on Sports betting by the US Supreme Court earlier this year.”
Full details of Mr Goldberg’s current and past directorships and partnerships within the last five years are provided below:
Current Directorships / Partnerships Spring Valley Partners: 2012 - Present
Past Directorships / Partnerships (within the last 5 years) Trans World Corporation: 2014 to 2018 ScoreBig, Inc.: 2013 to 2016
Mr Goldberg was CEO of ScoreBig, Inc., owner and operator of ScoreBig.com, which made a general assignment for the benefit of creditors under California law in October 2016. In November 2016, a subsidiary of TicketNetwork Inc. acquired and licensed select assets of ScoreBig, Inc.. Mr Goldberg was CEO of Federated Sports & Gaming, Inc., owner and operator of a professional poker league, which filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in February 2012. In June 2012, Federated Sports & Gaming, Inc. was acquired by Pinnacle Entertainment Inc..
There are no further details to be disclosed as required under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules and the ESM Rules other than as set out below. Mr Goldberg does not currently have any interest in ordinary shares in GAN.
About GAN Plc
GAN is a leading business-to-business (“B2B”) supplier of internet gambling software-as-a-service solutions (“SaaS”) to the US land-based casino industry. The Company has developed a proprietary internet gambling enterprise software system, GameSTACK™, which it licenses principally to land-based US casino operators as a turnkey technology solution for regulated real-money internet gambling, encompassing internet gaming, internet sports gaming and virtual Simulated Gaming.
GAN is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GAN) and on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE: GAME).
For more information please visit www.GAN.com.
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CONTACT: For further information:
Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 20 7292 6262
dsmurfit@GAN.comUS Investors: The Equity Group
212.371.8660UK & Ireland Investors: Walbrook PR
+44 20 7933 8780Davy (Nominated Adviser, ESM Adviser and Joint Broker)
John Frain / Barry Murphy
+353 1 679 6363Liberum (Joint Broker)
Neil Patel / Cameron Duncan
+44 (0) 20 3100 2000
KEYWORD: UNITED KINGDOM EUROPE IRELAND
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT CASINO/GAMING TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT ONLINE
SOURCE: GAN plc
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