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Ira H. Raphaelson

Managing Member Ira H Raphaelson PLLC & Adjunct Faculty Member Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Mr. Raphaelson, 63, served as Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel of Las Vegas Sands Corp. from November 2011 and the Company's Secretary from January 2015 until August 2016. Mr. Raphaelson served as Vice President and General Counsel of Scientific Games Corp. from February 2006 until October 2011 and as its Secretary from June 2006 until October 2011. Mr. Raphaelson was a partner in and helped manage the Washington D.C. office of the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP for ten years and was a partner in the Washington D.C. office of Shaw Pittman for three years. Prior to entering private practice, he was a state and federal prosecutor for 15 years, serving the last two years as a Presidentially appointed Special Counsel for Financial Institutions Crime. Mr. Raphaelson has been selected to serve as a director due to his prior legal experience and network of relationships in the sports betting and gaming industries.

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