IFSG appoints former Mumbai DGP AN Roy as strategic advisor

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The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) on Friday announced the appointment of Mumbai’s former police chief A N Roy as its Strategic Advisory.

Roy, whose contribution to the Police force has been commendable, will play a strategic role and work closely with the IFSG board members to create guidelines for responsible industry practices.

“I am happy to join IFSG. Along with my fellow board members, I will work towards ensuring the fantasy sports users enjoy a fair playing environment and set industry benchmarks,” Roy said.

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In the last two years, the IFSG has got on-board eminent industry stalwarts, including Justice A K Sikri as Ombudsman, Prof. Ratnakar Shetty, Amrit Mathur, and Dilip Dixit as its advisors, and John Loffhagen, an eminent legal counsel, serving as the President of the body.

“It is an honor to have Mr. Roy on IFSG’s advisory board and further strengthen the bench,” Anwar Shirpurwala, CEO, IFSG said.

“The Fantasy Sports industry in India is growing rapidly, we believe that Mr. Roy’s rich experience in successfully planning, strategizing and executing policies is sure to have a positive impact on the industry at large.”

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