Bragg Gaming appoints former OLG chairman to board

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Bragg Gaming expanded its board with the appointment of Canadian publishing magnate and former Chair of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp Paul Godfrey.

“Paul’s extensive experience in the media, gaming and sports worlds will be invaluable as we move forward with our rapid growth plans,” noted Adam Arviv, CEO of Bragg Gaming Group. “We’re extremely pleased to have him join the championship team that we’re building and look forward to his guidance.”

Mr. Godfrey’s experience in the Canadian gaming industry will also prove valuable as the Canadian government moves forward with their recently announced proposed federal legalization of single-event sports betting. Mr. Godfrey will guide Bragg’s strategy in this evolving market.

“I’m very excited to join the Bragg team,” said Mr. Godfrey. “They’ve had an exceptional year in 2020 and are on track to becoming a leader in the world gaming space. I’m happy to add my expertise to the mission.”

Mr. Godfrey is a renowned business leader and Canadian politician. He was the Founder of Postmedia in 2010 and held the role of President and CEO of Postmedia Network. He continues to act as Chair of Postmedia. Mr. Godfrey holds the role of Chairman of the Board of Trustees of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, and is on the Board of Directors of Canadian-based airline Cargojet. He also previously held the role of Publisher and CEO of the Toronto Sun Publishing. Mr. Godfrey is a recipient of the Order of Canada and of the Order of Ontario.