Thursday June 23, 2011 : Remit to deploy most comprehensive internet gambling platform in U.S.
U.S. Digital Gaming, Inc. ("USDG") has formally announced the hiring of former FOX and Walt Disney Senior Executive Jon Richmond as its Chief Executive Officer).
A company spokesman said Richmond will guide the company's activities to deploy the most comprehensive, legally compliant, Internet gambling platform in the US.
USDG believes the appointment is crucial at a time when numerous states are moving toward the legalization of online gambling.
"We welcome Jon Richmond to USDG, where he will help grow our company and redefine online gambling in America," explained Richard Bronson, USDG Chairman and Co-Founder.
Richmond added, "We are at a "perfect storm" moment, when all the elements are coming together to rapidly create incredible value, as this proven market becomes legal, regulated and adopted across the US market."
Scott Painter, USDG Co-Founder said: "The future of online gaming will require equal parts technology, entertainment, gaming and legislative expertise. Jon's leadership and experience in growing online entertainment properties in successful and profitable brands, combined with his unique perspective on this growing industry reinforces USDG's position as a market leader developing a true end-to-end solution for legal online gambling."