Evan Davis serves as Managing Director, Sports Betting and Gaming for SeventySix Capital Sports
Advisory, where he works with a wide range of companies looking to do business within or involving the
world of sports wagering. Evan previously served as Vice President and General Counsel of Rivers Casino
Philadelphia (formerly SugarHouse Casino). In this role, Evan oversaw all legal matters for a company
with over $300 million in annual gaming revenues. When the company launched its sports wagering
operation in 2018, Evan was on the front lines. He was involved at every turn, from ensuring legal and
regulatory compliance to spearheading numerous operational initiatives.
Evan is a frequent conference speaker and media presence on the topic, and has relationships with a
wide variety of media, team, league, and gaming contacts in this area. Evan has been widely recognized
for his work. He was named by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a 2019 “Influencer of Law,” and is a recipient
of The Legal Intelligencer’s 2019 “GC Impact” award and the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2017 “Best
of the Bar” award. Evan was also named by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2019 and Emerging
Leaders of Gaming and Global Gaming Business magazine in 2018 to their respective classes of “40
Evan is also very active in his community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Ed
Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, a charity that serves over 3,000 inner-city children in Philadelphia, PA
and Camden, NJ, and on the Board of Trustees for the Bala Cynwyd Library in Lower Merion Township,
PA. Evan received his B.A. from Duke University and his J.D. cum laude from the University of
Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.
He lives in suburban Philadelphia with his wife and two sons.