DraftKings

10th June 2021

DraftKings to collaborate with AGA responsible betting campaign

DraftKings has announced a collaboration with the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) “Have a Game Plan, Bet Responsibly” campaign. The campaign will be featured on DraftKings’…

3rd June 2021

To SPAC or not to SPAC: An insider’s view

Having used special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) as to exit investments, Clairvest’s Mohit Kansal, Michael Andrisani and Michael Wagman explain why they are experiencing a…

24th May 2021

DraftKings to fund new responsible gambling research with ICRG grant

Sports betting operator DraftKings has announced that it will provide a financial contribution to the International Center for Responsible Gaming’s (ICRG) Fund to Support Research…

19th May 2021

Howdy, partner: The proliferation of sports betting partnerships

Partnerships between betting operators and leagues have rapidly spread across the US in the past three years. Cole Rush speaks to some of the brands…

7th May 2021

DraftKings ups guidance as revenue grows 252% but losses rise further

DraftKings’ revenue continued to rocket in Q1, growing 252.7% to $312.3m, but losses widened as the operator’s sky-high costs of sales and marketing costs continued…

5th May 2021

Nielsen: US betting and igaming TV ad spend rockets to $153.6m in Q1

A report by television data collection company Nielsen has found that the money spent on advertising online gambling on television has soared in the last…

28th April 2021

DraftKings to enter distribution deal with Dan Le Batard Show owner Meadowlark

DraftKings has announced a content distribution and sponsorship media agreement with Meadowlark Media in a continued effort to expand its sports entertainment reach. As part…

22nd April 2021

DraftKings partners with streaming service Sling TV to launch sports betting channel

Sportsbook DraftKings has partnered with live TV streaming service Sling TV to launch an exclusive sports betting information channel: DraftKings Basketball. The DraftKings Basketball channel…

22nd April 2021

Virginia sports bettors wager $628.7m from January to March

The Virginia Lottery has released a gaming update for the first months of legal gaming in the state, showing that a total of $628.7m was…

21st April 2021

DraftKings appoints Gisele Bündchen to board and ESG advisor role

DraftKings has announced the appointment of Brazilian model and environmental activist Gisele Bündchen as special advisor to the company’s CEO and as a member of…

21st April 2021

DraftKings becomes official partner of Professional Fighters League

Online operator DraftKings has become the first official sportsbook and daily fantasy partner of mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, the Professional Fighters League (PFL). The…

14th April 2021

DraftKings secures Arizona market access with expanded PGA Tour deal

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has expanded its partnership with golf’s PGA Tour to secure market access in Arizona. Arizona’s Senate this…

14th April 2021

DraftKings names Angiolet as first chief media officer

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has appointed Brian Angiolet to the newly created position of chief media officer. In his new role,…

12th April 2021

Indiana sports betting revenue and handle rebound in March

Indiana’s sports betting market saw handle increase to $316.7m in March, an increase of over $240m, or more than 300%, from March 2020 when casinos…