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Dr. Laila Mintas

Deputy President
Sportradar US

Prof. Dr. Laila Mintas, Ph.D. - Deputy President Sportradar US

Laila joined Sportradar in 2016 and oversees all operations in the USA.

Being a lawyer by trade, Laila previous worked several years at the international law firm White & Case LLP in Berlin, Germany and specialized i.a. in Sports Law, Compliance and Litigation. She wrote her Ph.D. in Betting via the Internet which became a well-recognized book in its field. Previously, she acted in Sports Executive positions in the Sports Industry, being the Head of Legal and Head of International Development for FIFA's Early Warning System (FIFA EWS) in Zurich, Switzerland and as Director of Sports Integrity at CONCACAF, the governing body for Soccer in North America, Central America and Caribbean being responsible for all 41 member countries.

Since 2009, Laila has published a significant number of law articles and has lectured law at the Humboldt University of Berlin and at Columbia University in New York where she is currently Professor for Global Sports Law in the ISDE Program.  Laila is Associate Editor of the well-known law journal ‘World Sports Advocate’ and has her own Sports Law Column at InsideWorldFootball.com.

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