Four New Members of Canadian Gaming Association Board of Dire Announced

By | November 19, 2021

the_names_of_four_new_members_of_the_associations_board_of_dire_have_been_announcedVery good news is coming from Toronto. On November 15, the Canadian Gaming Association announced who had been appointed members of the Association’s Board of Dire.

1. Scott Burton, CEO, FansUnite Entertainment Inc.

Scott Burton is in charge of overseeing the company’s broader business picture, its global operations, and strategy at FansUnite. Before Askott Entertainment merged with FansUnite, Burton was its CEO. Another interesting fact when it comes to Burton is that he is a certified public accountant and has over 20 years of work experience.

2. Neil Erlick, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Nuvei

Neil Elick is in charge of controlling the strategic development of business in key markets, corporate partnerships, and monitoring the company’s growth in the North American market. Erlick can boast of over 20 years of experience in payments, sports & entertainment, which has helped him during his career to gain a large number of partnerships with sports teams, leagues, etc.

3. Jeffrey Haas, SVP, International Strategy, DraftKings Inc.

Jeffrey Haas is Senior Vice President of International Strategy for DraftKings. This company is engaged in providing services to its customers in the field of digital sports entertainment and games that stimulate competitive debt. Haas also boasts over 20 years of experience and has helped some of the world’s largest companies build the world’s most popular games including DraftKings, PokerStars, the World Poker Tour (WPT), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), European Poker Tour ( EPT) & PartyPoker.

4. Chuck Keeling, EVP, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

Growing up, Chuck Keeling was in constant contact with horses and horse racing. The family, with outside partners, owned racetracks in Surrey and Victoria, BC until Great Canadian Gaming bought them in 2004. However, Great Canadian Gaming did not completely exclude all family members from the business. The company left Chuck to take care of the company’s interests when it comes to horse racing. Mr. Chuck Keelin was appointed VP, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming in 2013, however, in 2019 his title was changed again to Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Responsible Gaming.

Carrie Kormos, Chair of the Board said: “That the CGA Board added four new members is a testament to the Association’s exponential growth in 2021. We welcomed 18 new members and diversified by adding sports betting and eSports operators, payment companies, and many non-gaming suppliers. This will provide the CGA with an opportunity to act as a convenor for the industry as a whole and build collaboration during this exciting period in Canadian gaming.”


”The Canadian Gaming Association Announces Election of New Board Members”,, November 15, 2021.

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