Conference Agenda

Theme: The Transition, Growth and Crossover of Fantasy and Gaming

The touch points, connection and significance of the consumer and our products in our expanding industry


Tuesday, January 14

4:00pm - 6:30pm

Located in Social B

Tune in for the FSGA Experts League Fantasy Baseball Draft, broadcast LIVE on SiriusXM Radio. Learn more about our Experts Leagues.

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Located in Connection B

All FSGA members and non-members are encouraged to attend this welcome session with key insights into how to make the most of your first FSGA conference experience. This is a great opportunity to learn about the vast networking and educational opportunities occurring during the conference.

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Located in Social Square

Kick off your conference experience at this opening reception. Enjoy food and drinks and network with peers as you discuss the action that unfolded during the baseball draft.

Wednesday, January 15

10:00am - 10:15am

Located in Social A

10:15am - 11:00am

Located in Social A

Looking behind the scenes with some of the book making. How they prepare to set the opening line for a game, what are all the determining factors, things that shift the lines. Is there such a thing as a perfect line. What are major concerns that linemakers worry about (injuries, weather, starters or someone placing a big bet etc.). The difference between the various lines and bets, from moneyline, odds to parlay and props etc. Where does most of the money is actually get placed and other insight of things that the general public might not know.

Quinton Singleton

Chief Operating Officer

Betworks/The Score

Robert Walker

Director of Sports Book Operations

US Bookmaking

Tony DiTommaso

Director of Risk Management

CG Technology

Jay Kornegay

Vice President Race & Sports Operations

Westgate LV Resort & Casino

11:00am - 12:30pm

Located in Social A

Join fellow conference attendees for brunch and a Bloody Mary while we honor this year’s FSGA Industry Awardees!

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Located in Social A

Kip Levin and Matt Kalish, the leaders of FanDuel and DraftKings, discuss the complexities of growing fantasy-only companies into gambling companies. Topics include their legislative priorities, the importance of mobile gaming, regulatory challenges, financing, and how they plan to win against unregulated books.

Brian Musburger



Kip Levin

President and COO


Matt Kalish

President & Co-Founder, DraftKings North America


1:00pm - 1:45pm

Located in Social A

In this panel we explore exactly what legal online sportsbooks are looking for from their affiliate marketing partners. What are the preferred channels of advertising? Which types of traffic are most valuable? How to become an affiliate partner? All will be answered and more! Plus questions from the audience are welcomed, a great chance to ask any burning questions direct to a panel of sportsbook operators.

Daniel Kustelski

Co-Founder and CEO

Chalkline Sports

Chris Capra

Vice President Digital Operations

William Hill

Michael Daly

General Manager - Americas

Catena Media

Matt Holt


U.S. Integrity

1:45pm - 2:15pm

Located in Social A

The FSGA Elevator Pitch is a contest for up-and-coming sports gaming and fantasy businesses and those that have a revolutionary product/service who pitch their innovative idea to a crowd.

2:15pm - 2:45pm

Located in Social Square

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Located in Social A

Latest news, products, trends and other cool things that are shaping the ever-evolving Fantasy Sports landscape.

Peter Schoenke



Daniel Haight

Head of Paid Gaming

Yahoo Sports

Adam Wexler

Chief Executive Officer


Rob Phythian

Founder and CEO

SportsHub Games Network

Philip Caleb

Co-Founder Cricket

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Located in Social A

While our 2019 research into fantasy sports and sports bettors indicated that there was a tremendous amount of crossover between the two groups– 65% of sports bettors play fantasy and the same percentage of fantasy players place sports bets– there remains that 35% on the outside looking in. This study dives into the reasons why fantasy players don’t place sports bets, and will give us a better understanding of how to increase the appeal and attract more crossover play.

Dr. Andrew C. Billings

Executive Director, Alabama Program in Sports Communication

University of Alabama

Dr. Brody J. Ruihley

Associate Professor of Sport Leadership and Management, Kinesiology and Health

Miami University

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Located in Social A

What technologies will drive the massive growth for fantasy sports, gaming, and sports betting in 2020 and beyond? Who will be the innovators? Will well-known leaders from related industries continue to lead or will we see another wave of start-ups take advantage of these tremendous market opportunities? What ideas will attract capital investment to accelerate the growth of young companies? Our panel of experts will answer these questions and more as we discuss the future of innovation and what role venture capital might play.

Simon Jaworski



J.B. Bernstein

CEO & Chairman

AviSight, Inc.

Brad Cummings

Founder & CEO

EquiLottery Games

Chris Grove

Managing Partner

Sports Gaming Investment Fund (SGIF)

Cynthia Frelund

On-Air Predictive Analytics Expert


4:45pm - 4:50pm

Located in Social A

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Located at The Book (Sports Book) on the 1st floor of the Linq Hotel