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Rick Arpin

Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Development
MGM Resorts International

Rick Arpin

Rick Arpin is Senior Vice President of Entertainment for MGM Resorts International.  Rick’s responsibilities include oversight of the company’s entertainment operations, which consist of multiple entertainment and sports venues, including T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Rick has been with MGM Resorts since 2002. He previously served as its Corporate Controller. Prior to joining the company, he spent seven years in public accounting.

Rick holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a licensed CPA.

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