Posts tagged ‘DraftKings’

Iconic Wrigley Field to Host Sportsbook

September 3, 2020

The 106 year old stadium is the home of many fantastic events over the years. Concert from “The Who”, “Pearl Jam” and “The Beach Boys” have entertained the masses at The Friendly Confines. The Chicago Bears and Northwestern have both played football there. And there have even been hockey games. But now, Wrigley Field will […]

Caesars and DraftKings Strike Multi-State Deal

February 25, 2019

Land based casino and gambling powerhouse Caesars has teamed with online fantasy football/sportsbook company DraftKings. The deal was announced earlier today. “Caesars’ agreement with DraftKings, their first multi-state partnership, brings together the established leaders in gaming, daily fantasy sports and sports betting to provide customers more options,” said Mark Frissora, President and CEO of Caesars […]

New Jersey Sports Betting Update

September 13, 2018

Watching residents of states that have approved sports betting enjoy their new-found freedom has been gratifying to say the least. Before now, going down to the local sportsbook to throw down some cash on your favorite team (or some teams you think will cover the point spread) is an activity only enjoyed by residents of […]

DraftKings Partners with Kambi to Offer Sports Betting

June 22, 2018

A month ago, we reported how FanDuel partnered with Paddy Power Sportsbook (in a partial buyout) in order to offer users a sports betting option. Now, the other major U.S. facing fantasy sports provider, DraftKings, has secured a gaming partner to help power their push into the sports betting world. That partner is known as […]

DraftKings Considering All Options

May 24, 2018

After the recent merger of Paddy Power BetFair and fantasy sports company FanDuel, everyone is looking to the other largest supplier of fantasy sports services, DraftKings. They want to know what their big move will be in order to enter the budding sports betting market in the USA. The CEO of DraftKings has recently stated […]

Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting Would be Perfect Fit

May 8, 2018

Sports fans and entertainment companies alike are collectively awaiting the Supreme Court’s decision on the matter of sports betting. Any day now they are expected to strike down an antiquated law that prohibits sports betting and instead allow states to decide the matter for themselves. Afterall, the country is called the United STATES of America. […]

DraftKings Hires Head of Sportsbook

February 27, 2018

DraftKings is a very well known operator of a daily fantasy sports website and app. Their specialty is offering games of chance and skill with regards to popular sporting events. So, it came as no surprise that they have just hired Sean Hurley, a head bookmaker, formerly of Amelco UK Ltd. They are putting Hurley […]

DraftKings and FanDuel Call Off Merger Plan

July 14, 2017

DraftKings and rival FanDuel the two leading operators of daily fantasy sports have called off their planned merger, said the two on Thursday. It brings an abrupt end to this deal that the majority has looked at as the best way moving forward for the two companies, but one that also drew much scrutiny and […]

Powerhouses of Daily Fantasy Sports Likely to Merge

October 31, 2016

DraftKings and FanDuel, the two most dominant players in the growing industry of daily fantasy sports are said to be finalizing a deal for a merger, says a number of reliable sources that have knowledge of the situation. A deal of this nature has been long rumored but never before considered imminent like it was […]

DraftKings Finds More Investors in Partnership with Revolution Growth

September 2, 2016

DraftKings the operator of Daily Fantasy Sports announced on Thursday that it ended a round of funding by raising $153 million with venture capital company Revolution Growth that Ted Leonsis co-founded. Leonsis is the owner of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. The funding includes some new investors said Jason Robins the CEO at DraftKings. […]