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Amy Howe

American

CEO
FanDuel

Amy Howe is a digital gaming executive who has used decades of business experience – including eight years of entertainment experience – to usher FanDuel into its current position in the gaming marketplace. Under her leadership, FanDuel is looking to boost its size, balance sheet and iCasino in particular, having already become the top digital sports betting operator in the US.
Education
  • Cornell University
  • Wharton Business School

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

Under Howe’s leadership FanDuel, captured 51% of the online sports betting market in 2022.

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Amy Howe won the American Executive of the Year award at the 2022 Global Gaming Awards in Las Vegas.

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That same year, FanDuel won the Digital Operator of the year Award. Howe has previously stated that she hopes to grow FanDuel into a $7-10bn company as more states legalise sports wagering.

AWARDS

At the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2023, Howe became the first-ever executive at the Global Gaming Awards to win two years in a row – as she was named American Executive of the Year for the second successive year.

EMPLOYMENT

Howe began her business career in 1994 as a Business Analyst for the IT Services and IT Consulting company Accenture. She left Accenture in 1997, when she started her MBA at Wharton School.

After graduating in 1999, Howe became a Partner at McKinsey & Company, a Business Consulting and Services firm.

In 2014, she became Chief Strategy Officer of Live Nation Entertainment.

Less than a year later, she was appointed tCOO of Live Nation’s subsidiary, Ticketmaster North America. In 2019, she became Ticketmaster’s President and COO. In February 2021, FanDuel chose Howe as its CEO.

PRODUCTS LAUNCHED

With Howe as CEO, FanDuel launched FanDuel TV, a 24/7 sports channel. FanDuel has also launched state-specific betting apps with promo codes offering bonuses to help increase the apps’ popularity.

Howe has helped utilise Flutter Entertainment’s experience in online entertainment with the hopes of boosting the brand’s online casino offerings.

In December 2022, meanwhile, FanDuel announced that its customers can access parimutuel wagering on horseracing and traditional sportsbook wagering with a single account after a successful launch. The operator said it was the "first in the US" to do so.

Interviews and public speeches

In January 2022, Howe spoke exclusively to Tim Poole about having an identical twin sister, learning at McKinsey & Company and much more.


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