DraftKings

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…

5th February 2021

DraftKings and NFL extend fantasy sports partnership to Canada

DraftKings and the National Football League (NFL) have agreed to extend their daily fantasy sports (DFS) and content partnership into Canada. The original deal, signed…

4th February 2021

Pennsylvania Gaming Dashboard – January 2021

For the fifth consecutive month Pennsylvania’s igaming market hit a new high in December, with the final month of last year’s 15.2% revenue rise the…

27th January 2021

DraftKings joins NBA’s Charlotte Hornets as official DFS partner

Daily fantasy and sports betting operator DraftKings has entered into a new partnership with the North Carolina-based Charlotte Hornets, of the National Basketball Association (NBA).…

25th January 2021

New Hampshire sets record sports betting handle in December

The New Hampshire Lottery has reported a new record sports betting handle for December 2020, though the US state also experienced a slight month-on-month fall…

25th January 2021

DraftKings launches in Virginia’s mobile betting market

DraftKings has become the second sports betting brand to launch in Virginia, with BetMGM securing a license ahead of its own rollout in the state. …

19th January 2021

Michigan sets January 22 launch date for online betting and gaming

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved eight operators to launch both online betting and gaming – and a ninth permission to launch online wagering…