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Moderator: Chad Millman

Head of Media
The Action Network

Chad Millman is the head of media for The Action Network, a new company launched in October of 2017 focused on delivering premium content and analytics to the invested sports fan. He joined The Action Network from ESPN, where he was the VP, Editorial Director for ESPN Domestic Digital Content. Prior to that he served as editor-in-chief of ESPN The Magazine, during which time the magazine was honored with numerous awards for storytelling, design and photography. During his 16-year tenure at ESPN he was a regular contributor to many of the network’s television programs, launched the popular podcast Behind The Bets, wrote weekly columns and created the gambling beat. Millman has also written or co-authored seven books, including the bestselling The Odds, about a trio of Vegas bookmakers and professional gamblers.

Wednesday, April 18

The Impact of Expanded Legalized Sports Betting in the U.S.

Stakeholders inside and outside the world of sport are actively working to lay a profitable foundation for what many now see as an inevitability — the expansion of legal, regulated sports betting in the U.S. The opportunities for team owners, leagues, franchises, broadcasters, gaming companies, states and more are significant. This discussion will examine latest developments, what’s at stake for everyone involved, and the next steps to realizing the impact of a legal, regulated sports betting market in America.

Rick Arpin, Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Development, MGM Resorts International
Jeremy Elbaum, Vice President, Business Development, DraftKings TBC
Dr. Laila Mintas, Deputy President, Sportradar US
Sara Slane, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, American Gaming Association
Morgan Sword, Senior Vice President, League Economics and Operations, MLB
Moderator: Chad Millman, Head of Media, The Action Network