VP Counsel, Regulatory & Gaming Affairs

Atlanta, GA, USA

PrizePicks

About the Role

About This Role
This role will serve as the company’s lead counsel with respect to regulatory and gaming affairs. The VP Counsel will be the company’s lead representative and point of contact for all outside regulators, outside gaming counsel and other key stakeholders. This is a senior role and will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Responsibilities (Regulatory Affairs):

Regulatory Engagement, Investigations, Enforcement. Covers all state (and international jurisdiction) regulators and non-legislative decisionmakers for all product offerings in all jurisdictions handling both proactive engagement and education as well as reactive response to regulatory developments and enforcement engagements
Regulatory Models and Outreach. Draft and own model regulatory language for all product offerings and use same to perform state regulator outreach and educate on all product offerings.
Regulatory Public Comment & Strategy. Lead company efforts across all states to provide public comment on proposed regulations and own all state strategy on regulatory cohesion.
Attorney General Engagement. Work with government affairs department on outreach and engagement with Attorneys General and relevant associations.
Executive Regulatory Reporting. Responsible for design and delivery of quarterly Executive Regulatory Update as well as for keeping the Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors informed on key regulatory issues.
Regulatory Compliance, Monitoring and Management. In conjunction with Sr. Dir of Compliance and CTO, builds and manages frameworks, methodologies and state-specific internal controls and regulatory protocols necessary to maintain compliance with each state’s regulatory obligations and industry standards.
Regulatory Audits. Oversee all response to regulatory audits.
Regulatory/Compliance Training and Internal Communications. Lead, in conjunction with Sr. Dir. Of Compliance, internal regulatory compliance trainings for employees.
Regulatory Metrics and Reporting. Responsible for maintaining effective and accurate metrics to enable effective operational and strategic reporting for internal stakeholders and external third parties, including regulators.
Market Access and Strategic Expansion. Helm strategy on licensed domestic and international market expansion in DFS space and create reporting module to update executive leadership team on same.
Strategy Product Expansion. Work with product and marketing teams on potential product expansion with key focus on building brand cohesion and acceptance in regulatory space
Internal Stakeholder Engagement. Responsible for engaging regularly with the right internal stakeholders to bring transparency and encourage effective problem solving relating to all regulatory issues. Engages in close partnership with the technical regulatory advisory team, the lobbying team, the regulatory licensing team, the federal regulatory compliance team, the litigation team, the employment law team, the marketing team, the customer operations team and the risk team (among others) to enable a seamless and effective approach to our regulators.

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About the Company

PrizePicks is the largest independently owned Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform in North America. Centered around real-money over/under predictions, PrizePicks allows sports fans to play against the numbers rather than each other, and it is the simplest variety of daily fantasy sports with the widest breadth of sports coverage of any DFS operator. Boasting partnerships to date with the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves, and Miami Marlins, as well as Ghost Gaming, PrizePicks is currently the closest legal alternative to legal mobile sports betting in the majority of the United States. With an existing digital footprint covering more than 60 percent of the U.S. population, PrizePicks is the most accessible type of game for the masses. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, remote is an option for the immediacy of this position. If you would like to view our product, it can be found on the App Store and Google Play, as well as on the web at prizepicks.com.