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Leighton Webb 

VP & GM, iGaming and Sports Betting, PayNearMe

Leighton Webb 

As the U.S. gaming industry continues its digital transformation and evolution, the need for frictionless payment processes has never been more pronounced. As a leading provider of digital payment systems, PayNearMe is at the forefront of this movement, and Leighton Webb, the company’s vice president and general manager of iGaming and sports betting, has been a central figure of this success. He spoke with GGB Managing Editor Jess Marquez at the ICE London tradeshow in February.

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Jess Marquez is the managing editor of Global Gaming Business. A lifelong Nevadan, Marquez has communications experience across multiple sectors, including local government. Prior to joining GGB, he was the communications and advertising director for a prominent personal injury law firm based in Las Vegas and Seattle. He also founded and hosted The Pair O’Dice Podcast, a weekly show that focused on sports betting news and predictions. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019 with a B.A. in journalism. Outside of work, Marquez is passionate about professional sports, classic literature and leatherworking.

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