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Joe Asher

Joe AsherJoe Asher

Board Director, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Joe Asher is the President of Sports Betting at IGT where he leads the ongoing expansion of the IGT PlaySports sports betting business in North American markets. Prior to that, he was the CEO of William Hill US for nine years. Asher has a long background in the gaming industry and a lifelong passion for the race and sports betting business. Starting when he was a teenager, Asher held management positions at several racetracks, including Brandywine Raceway, Dover Downs, Harrington Raceway, and Foxboro Raceway, and was the Wilmington News-Journal’s thoroughbred racing handicapper for Delaware Park. He became the youngest track announcer in North America, calling races at Harrington, Foxboro, Brandywine, and Dover Downs. Last year, he came out of retirement and called a race at the Elko County Fair.

Previously, Asher was an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Asher is a graduate of the University of Delaware and the Delaware Law School of Widener University, magna cum laude, served a judicial clerkship with the Delaware Supreme Court, and is admitted to the bar in Delaware and New York. He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Center for Political Communication at the University of Delaware and the Board of Directors of the University of Delaware Alumni Association, the Board of Trustees of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and the Nevada Board of Trustees for Olive Crest. Asher has testified on sports betting issues in state legislatures, spoken at numerous gaming industries.

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