DraftKings

21st September 2021

MGM to fight for BetMGM amid DraftKings-Entain merger talks

MGM Resorts International says it has no intention of selling its stake in BetMGM, as joint venture partner Entain is courted by DraftKings. Entain –…

21st September 2021

Entain confirms takeover proposal from DraftKings

Entain has confirmed that it has received a takeover proposal from US betting giant DraftKings. However it said there was “no certainty” that a firm…

20th September 2021

New York Jets joins AGA responsible betting campaign

NFL team the New York Jets has joined the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) “Have a Game Plan, Bet Responsibly” campaign. The announcement came just ahead…

9th September 2021

Arizona sports betting market opens for business

Arizona has today (September 9) launched its legal sports wagering market, with DraftKings and BetMGM among the operators to go live in the state on…

2nd September 2021

DraftKings, Genius, BetMGM receive Wyoming sports betting licenses

The state of Wyoming has granted sports betting licenses to major operators as its sports betting market launches, with DraftKings, Genius Sports and BetMGM among…

31st August 2021

Caesars and RSI among 18 operators in final Arizona licensee list

The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) has finalized its allocation of operator licenses ahead of the launch of sports betting in the state on 9…

27th August 2021

Four leading operators receive Arizona licenses before sports betting launch

A group of high profile operators are set to launch in Arizona, as DraftKings, BetMGM, FanDuel and Penn National Gaming and have all obtained operating…

27th August 2021

DraftKings to replace Scoreboard as Oregon Lottery sportsbook brand

The Oregon Lottery Commission has approved a measure to migrate its sports betting product Scoreboard from its legacy SBTech platform to DraftKings’ framework.  This will…

24th August 2021

DraftKings launches “micro-betting” platform with Simplebet

DraftKings has entered into a multi-year deal with Simplebet, which will see real-money micro-betting implemented across its sportsbooks. Through the new micro-betting feature, bettors will…

18th August 2021

DraftKings secures Baltimore Ravens as fifth NFL partner

Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has agreed a new partnership with National Football League (NFL) franchise the Baltimore Ravens. Though the length…

11th August 2021

DraftKings Marketplace goes live with first NFT drops scheduled

US sportsbook giants DraftKings has officially launched its non-fungible token (NFT) platform DraftKings Marketplace, with its inaugural content available for purchase this week.  The Preseason…

9th August 2021

DraftKings to acquire GNOG in $1.56bn deal

DraftKings has agreed to acquire 100% of Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) from Fertitta Entertainment, Inc in a $1.56bn all-stock deal that will see Tilman…

9th August 2021

DraftKings subpoenaed by SEC over Hindenburg allegations

US sportsbook giant DraftKings has revealed it received a subpoena from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerning allegations made by a report from…

6th August 2021

DraftKings raises revenue guidance again but H1 losses grow to $650m

DraftKings increased its revenue guidance again after recording half-year revenue of $609.8m, up 282.3% from 2020, though losses also continued to grow as operating expenses…