SHFL Entertainment has hired Michael Daly as vice president of online gaming. In this role, he will be responsible for the worldwide execution of the company’s online business-to-business strategy, which includes leading a growing global team of industry experts focusing on SHFL’s real-money wagering, social, free-to-play and mobile initiatives. 

Daly has almost 10 years of experience in the gaming industry. Most recently, he served as the senior director of the interactive division at Bally Technologies, where he oversaw the creation of their mobile, Internet, and social division. He was responsible for both P&L as well as product strategies while leading a large global team. During his six years at Bally, he held numerous positions, working in business development, product management overseeing a number of gaming product lines, and managing North American field operations. 

From 2003 to 2006, Daly held the position of product manager at SHFL Entertainment, managing the initial rollout of the company’s electronic tables. Prior to joining the gaming industry, he served as an officer in the United States Navy for eight years, working with the surface and special warfare operations.