Score Media and Gaming, the company behind theScore sports app, announced the appointment of Josh Sidsworth as general counsel and chief compliance officer, effective immediately.

Sidsworth will be based at theScore’s head office in Toronto and will lead all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters for the company, supporting the multi-state rollout of its mobile sportsbook, theScore Bet.

Sidsworth has extensive experience in the gaming space, most recently as EVP corporate development and general counsel for the NRT Group of Companies, the world’s largest supplier of payment kiosk solutions to casino operators around the world.