Josh Sidsworth has been confirmed as the new General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Score Media and Gaming, with his appointment coming into effect immediately.
Working from theScore’s head office in Toronto, he will lead all legal, regulatory and compliance matters for the company, supporting the multi-state rollout of its mobile sportsbook, theScore Bet.
John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore, commented on the new appointment: “We are very excited that Josh has joined theScore team. His extensive experience will be invaluable as we plan and execute the expansion of our gaming business – from our initial footprint in New Jersey to a multi-state presence across the United States.”
Prior to his new role, Sidsworth has gained ‘extensive experience’ across the betting and gaming industries, having previously served as EVP Corporate Development and General Counsel for the NRT Group of Companies, the world’s largest supplier of payment kiosk solutions to casino operators around the world.
Sidsworth added: “I’ve always been a huge fan of theScore and their authentic way of connecting with sports fans. Building on this connection by offering users an integrated sports media and betting experience is truly unique, and I’m thrilled to be joining the team to help them deliver on this vision.”