The Cordish Companies unveiled Tuesday a new executive appointment to Cordish Gaming Group, the company’s gaming division. As per the latest announcement, Steve Nathan will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Interactive Gaming, pending regulatory approvals.
Nathan brings more than 30 years of experience in traditional and online gaming to his new role, as a leader on both the operator and supplier sides, notes the company. He will direct the strategy, operations, and marketing of Live! Online business units, including social and real money gaming. In his new role, Nathan will oversee online casino products, including Play Live! in Pennsylvania, as well as sports and online partnerships.
Of the appointment, Rob Norton, President of the Cordish Gaming Group, said: ‘We are so pleased to welcome Steve Nathan to the Cordish Gaming Group family as we continue to expand the Live! Online businesses and Play Live in PA. Steve’s experience in the iGaming industry is unmatched and we’re confident he will help grow our interactive gaming channels and partnerships.’
Before joining Cordish Gaming Group, Nathan most recently served as Vice President of Omni Channel Marketing at Bally’s Interactive in Providence, Rhode Island, where he was developing a seamless integration of branding and messaging between online and offline for all of Bally’s assets.
Prior to that, he held the position of Chief Interactive Officer at Betworks, a startup company for online sports betting. There, he was responsible for building the team from four employees to more than two hundred, in addition to overseeing the company’s operations, finance, compliance, legal, human resources, and marketing activities.
Nathan began his career in Atlantic City, New Jersey, working his way up the ranks at various casino resorts including Tropworld Hotel and Casino, Sands Hotel and Casino, Caesars Atlantic City, Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, and Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa. His tenure at Borgata spanned more than 17 years, where he most recently served as the property’s Vice President of Online Gaming.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He previously served on the board of the Atlantic County Chamber of Commerce.