James Sullivan

James is a longtime poker industry veteran, having joined Poker Royalty in 2005 and now serving as its President. Poker Royalty oversees the career management of the top professional and celebrity poker players, and has been a driving force in making poker players household names. Poker Royalty routinely ranks in the Top 10 in the annual “Power Poker 20” rankings released by Bluff Magazine, a list that identifies the most influential people and entities that are important in shaping the business and direction for poker.

James is also an investor and co-founder of several online startups, including online poker training site Poker VT, the video game user-acquisition platform GamerU, and most recently the daily fantasy sports platform iTEAM Network.

James earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and his Juris Doctorate from Marquette University Law School. He is a licensed attorney in both Wisconsin and Nevada, a former Adjunct Professor of Sports Law at Hamline University Law School, and is a recipient of the Certificate in Sports Law from the National Sports Law Institute. Before joining Poker Royalty, James worked as an athlete agent representing Olympic ski and snowboard athletes.