DraftKings

4th March 2021

DraftKings named UFC’s first sportsbook and daily fantasy partner

DraftKings has hailed a “groundbreaking” agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that sees it become the mixed martial arts competition’s official sportsbook and daily…

4th March 2021

DraftKings teams up with streaming operator Dish Network

North American TV streaming provider Dish Network has partnered with DraftKings to introduce a betting app integration as part of a broader agreement between the…

4th March 2021

DraftKings to pay over $7m in site credit in lawsuit settlement

Daily fantasy and sportsbook operator DraftKings has settled its part of a multidistrict lawsuit around its daily fantasy sport operations, agreeing to pay $720,000 plus…

3rd March 2021

Iowa sports betting dashboard – February 2021

The introduction of online registration helped Iowa’s sportsbooks reach an all-time high in both handle and revenue last month. iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are…

26th February 2021

DraftKings ends 2020 with strong Q4 showing as revenue grows 98%

DraftKings’ full-year revenue for 2020 finished up 49.0%, after the daily fantasy and sports betting operator ended the year by almost doubling revenue in the…

25th February 2021

State of the Union: Illinois, DraftKings, CDI and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes a bill to legalise online casino gaming in Illinois, figures from the American…

25th February 2021

DraftKings recruits MLB icon Cal Ripken Jr as advisor

DraftKings has appointed Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Cal Ripken Jr as a special advisor to its board of directors. Ripken, the…

18th February 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Michigan, New Jersey and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes efforts to introduce single-event wagering in Canada, January sports betting and igaming revenue…

18th February 2021

Pennsylvania sees seventh straight month of record igaming revenue

Pennsylvania operators recorded a seventh consecutive month of record online gaming revenue, with the total growing to $80.4, while state sportsbooks also set a record…

17th February 2021

Michigan online market debuts with GGR of $42.7m in January

Online betting and gaming operators in Michigan brought in a combined $42.7m in revenue for their first 10 days of activity in the state, up…

17th February 2021

Illinois betting revenue drops despite record handle in December

Illinois sports bettors set another new record for handle in December at $491.7m, up 9.0% from the prior month despite almost no retail activity, but…

16th February 2021

DraftKings selects Aguiar as new compliance chief

Jennifer Aguiar will become DraftKings’ new chief compliance officer as Tim Dent, one of DraftKings’ longest-serving executives, leaves the operator to pursue a consultant role.…

11th February 2021

CT Governor includes betting and igaming in 2022 budget

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has proposed a measure in his 2022-23 budget that would give him the power to amend or agree new tribal gaming…

8th February 2021

Online registration helps Iowa smash betting revenue record in January

Online registration helped boost Iowa sports betting revenue to a record $11.3m, up 250.7% year-on-year and 56.0% month-on-month, as the state also easily broke records…