Betting technology supplier Newgioco has appointed industry veteran Kevin Slicker to lead its US sports betting operations and business development plan.
In his new position, Slicker will direct the US design and infrastructure of the supplier’s ELYS betting platform and also lead the Newgioco operations team build-out from his base in Oklahoma.
He will work directly with developers in Europe to create a unique online and land-based, US-facing sports betting solution for state lottery, casino, route operators and private operators.
Slicker has worked in the US sports betting market for over 30 years, spending the last 10 years as a consultant to sportsbooks, casinos and daily fantasy sports providers.
At present, Slicker is working with a number of US tribes in preparation for the legalisation of sports betting in certain states and also serves as sports betting consultant for the Arena Football League indoor American football competition.