FanDuel names Craig Carton as responsible gaming ambassador

FanDuel aims to promote responsible gambling in the US.
FanDuel aims to promote responsible gambling in the US.

The sports radio and TV personality will join the company’s efforts to promote safer gaming.

US.- FanDuel has named the sports radio and television personality and problem gambling advocate Craig Carton as its first national responsible gaming ambassador.

Carton, who co-hosts the sports talk show Carton & Roberts in New York, will focus on advocacy, prevention awareness and content development focused on the importance of wagering within limits.

Mike Raffensperger, chief marketing officer, FanDuel Group, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to partner with Craig to place even more emphasis on responsible gaming behaviors.

“Everyone at FanDuel understands the importance of protecting our customers who are also our family, friends, neighbors and community members. Craig’s powerful personal story will help fuel our mission of making sure no bet placed results in hurting a loved one.”

Carton commented: “My story and personal history with gambling has been well documented. More than ever, I want to use my experience and platform to shine a meaningful spotlight on the issue of problem gambling.

“It was important to me that I find a real partnership with a company that shared my passion for this issue. It became clear FanDuel shared the same goals and was comfortable working transparently with me for the sole purpose of protecting people.”

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