Connelly was named to his current position in November 2013. Connelly joined Bally Technologies in 2004 as Vice President of Governmental Markets, but was quickly promoted in 2005 to Vice President of International Sales. In 2011, Connelly was promoted again and named Vice President of Business Development. He currently oversees new business development and Bally’s Interactive Division. Connelly has more than 20 years of experience in the global gaming industry, serving as Senior Vice President of Sales for Oberthur Gaming Technologies Corporation, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Automated Wagering International, Inc., and as an Account Executive for GTECH Corporation.