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DraftKings Deepens its Presence in Colorado with New Colorado Rockies Deal and Opening of Sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that the Company has reached an agreement with the Colorado Rockies to be named both the franchise’s Official Daily Fantasy Operator and the franchise’s first Official Sports Betting Operator. Separately, DraftKings also announced that it has set September 25, 2020, as the grand opening date for DraftKings Sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado.

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10/20/2020

article OP/ED: DraftKings: Now Is The Time To Place Your Bet
(Wall Street) -- Almost every technology stock has seen choppy trading over the past few months, but one high-flyer, in particular, has seen a harrowing correction that...

10/12/2020

article DraftKings stock bounces after string of losses, as Oppenheimer analyst sees 'compelling buying opportunity'
(Wall Street) -- Shares of DraftKings Inc. DKNG, 3.44% surged 3.1% in premarket trading Monday, putting them on track to snap a 5-day losing streak, after Oppenheimer...

10/9/2020

article NetEnt, DraftKings Agreement Includes PA & WV Expansion
(West Virginia) -- After seeing a resurgence of online casino games in New Jersey, NetEnt on Friday announced an expansion of its agreement with DraftKings to make its...

10/7/2020

article DraftKings Falls On $52 Share Offering, NFL Uncertainty
(Wall Street) -- Shares of DraftKings Inc (NASDAQ: DKNG) hit a new high of $64.19 on Oct. 2. An offering has sent shares lower. What Happened: DraftKings announced...

10/6/2020

article DraftKings Gives a Sneak Preview of Q3 Results in Its Stock Prospectus
(Wall Street) -- When it announced a 32 million share public common stock offering yesterday, sports betting company DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) also provided third-quarter...

10/5/2020

article DraftKings, Patriots’ Kraft Cash In on Betting-Fueled Surge
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings Inc. and some early investors including New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are taking advantage of the stock’s 264% surge from an...

9/30/2020

article Two monstrous New York Giants-related bets led to $1 million in gambling losses in Week 3
(New York) -- It's always a risk to bet on winless team in the NFL and someone learned that lesson the hard way in Week 3 when they lost $1 million after making two...

9/28/2020

article DraftKings: A Winning Bet, And Maybe The Fun's Just Starting
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings (DKNG) has yet to make a penny of profit off of sports-lovers' gambling fantasies. Bets on the company's stock, on the other hand,...

9/25/2020

article First look: Inside DraftKings’ new in-person sportsbook in Black Hawk
(Colorado) -- As enthusiasm for sports betting continues to grow with the return of major league sports, one of the biggest players in the betting game is offering...

9/24/2020

article DraftKings Deepens its Presence in Colorado with New Colorado Rockies Deal and Opening of Sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk
(Colorado) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that the Company has reached an agreement with the Colorado Rockies to be named both the franchise’s...

9/23/2020

article DraftKings appoints two new members to Board of Directors
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings Inc. today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Jocelyn Moore and Valerie Mosley as new directors effective as...

9/22/2020

article Five DraftKings Casino Games That Score Big With Sports Fans
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings built their reputation on sports — first as daily fantasy, then as a sportsbook. With the growth of DraftKings Casino, it only seems...
article Barstool App Breaks DraftKings Download Record, Analyst Says
(Wall Street) -- Penn National Gaming Inc. shares rose as much as 4.5% in early trading Tuesday after Morgan Stanley said Penn’s minority owned Barstool Sportsbook...

9/13/2020

article Second DraftKings sportsbook opens in NH at Manchester casino
(New Hampshire) -- A second DraftKings in-person sports betting location has opened in New Hampshire. The location opened at the Filotimo Casino and Restaurant in...

9/11/2020

article DraftKings CEO on sports betting: ‘We’re seeing huge numbers across the board, virtually every metric is way up year-over-year
(New York) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robins joins The Final Round panel discuss the return of professional sports during the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for the...

9/8/2020

article DraftKings and Sportradar CEOs discuss Michael Jordan industry impact
(USA) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl have extolled the virtues of gaming companies working with big sporting names like Michael Jordan....

9/4/2020

article What The First DraftKings Sportsbook With SBTech Looks Like
(Ireland) -- DraftKings Sportsbook has launched its first product outside the US after going live in the Republic of Ireland. The site was soft-launched this week, with...
article DraftKings opens Irish online sportsbook in SBTech test
(Ireland) -- US sports betting operator DraftKings has launched an Ireland-licensed online sportsbook through its new in-house SBTech platform provider.
article Michael Jordan places his latest bet with DraftKings deal
(Wall Street) -- Michael Jordan had something he needed to get off his chest. Ninety minutes before the start of the first game of the 1993 National Basketball...

9/2/2020

article DraftKings Stock Surges As Michael Jordan Joins Board As Advisor
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings stock jumped 12% this morning after the company added Michael Jordan to its board of directors. Jordan will act as a “special advisor...
article NBA legend Michael Jordan makes bet on DraftKings, will also advise board
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings Inc said on Wednesday basketball legend Michael Jordan will take an undisclosed equity stake in the fantasy sports and gambling company and...

8/28/2020

article DraftKings Pledges Profits to Help Battle Racial Injustice
(Boston) -- DraftKings plans on donating profits from their NBA and WNBA DFS contests this weekend to organizations that advance racial justice in the United States....

8/27/2020

article DraftKings CEO Jason Robins: Our vision is to be the hub of all betting, not just sports
(Boston) -- Special purpose acquisition companies are all the rage on Wall Street now, and there’s little doubt the craze has a lot to do with the success of...

8/26/2020

article DraftKings’ stock soars on analyst’s bullish Illinois take
(Illinois) -- DraftKings stock soared more than 9% on Tuesday on an analyst’s bullish rating on the company, focusing on the opportunity in Illinois. “We...

8/15/2020

article DraftKings Loses $161M Amid Lull in Betting
(Boston) -- DraftKings reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday but said business is picking up as major professional sports have returned to action...
article Playtech Investor Ader Wants DraftKings to Make an Offer
(Wall Street) -- Ader made the comments in a Friday interview with Bloomberg, just hours after DraftKings reported a wider-than-expected second-quarter loss. The...

8/14/2020

article Hot gambling stock DraftKings falls 7% after company reports larger loss than expected
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings sank more than 5% in premarket trading Friday after it said its loss for the second quarter widened despite strong revenues and a turnaround...

8/12/2020

article DraftKings opening sports betting retail location in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- The first sports betting retail location is opening in New Hampshire, a little over a year since Governor Chris Sununu signed a bill legalizing...

8/3/2020

article Expect DraftKings To Go Live With Sports Betting In Illinois This Week
(Illinois) -- It appears that DraftKings will be the next sports betting operator to go live in Illinois — and likely this week. Industry sources have been...
article DraftKings’ Fate Is Tied to Pro Sports During the Pandemic
(Wall Street) -- When you think about companies that should be feeling the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, DraftKings ) is definitely up there.

7/27/2020

press release DraftKings Stock Is Dropping as Marlins Outbreak Threatens Pro Sports’ Comeback
(Wall Street) -- The Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies postponed their Monday home games following a reported outbreak of Covid-19 among a dozen or so Marlins...

7/25/2020

article DraftKings gets back to sports after a run of oddball bets
(Massachusetts) -- As big-time sports fell one by one in March, DraftKings Inc. and Flutter Entertainment’s FanDuel hatched crazy ways to entice America’s...

7/24/2020

article DraftKings, Kambi Will Part Ways by September 2021
(Sweden) -- DraftKings and sports betting technology company Kambi Group are setting Sept. 30, 2021 as the date when their relationship will end with sportsbook operator...

7/23/2020

article Casino Queen partners with DraftKings, rebrands
(Missouri) -- Prominent fantasy sports company DraftKings Inc. said Thursday it has partnered with the East St. Louis-based Casino Queen, which will be rebranded as...

7/16/2020

article DraftKings Becomes First to Offer Mobile Casino Gaming in West Virginia
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia officially joined the online casino club on Wednesday as state lottery officials announced the approval of the DraftKings Casino product...

7/15/2020

article DraftKings Unveils New Pennsylvania Casino App; Analyst Says Buy Now
(Pennsylvania) -- Online betting giant DraftKings (DKNG) has announced the launch of a standalone Casino app in Pennsylvania. This marks the second state where the app...

7/11/2020

article DraftKings Continues Its Climb To The Top With New Retail Sportsbook In Colorado
(Colorado) -- Friday saw gaming powerhouse DraftKings commence live sports betting operations in Colorado, with the opening of windows at the Mardi Gras Casino in Black...

7/9/2020

article DraftKings to open its first Colorado retail sportsbook in Black Hawk
(Colorado) -- DraftKings will open its first retail sportsbook in Colorado Friday when the company launches a temporary facility at Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk. The...

7/8/2020

article GVC, MGM Pledge To Spend ‘Whatever It Takes’ With DraftKings In Their Sights
(USA) -- GVC pledged Wednesday to spend “whatever it takes” to ensure its US joint venture, Roar Digital, ends up on top of the US sports betting pile with...

7/7/2020

article Why Shares of DraftKings Plunged 16.2% in June
(Wall Street) -- Shares of DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) fell 16.2% in June, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, as shares took a breather from...

7/6/2020

article For DraftKings Stock, A Lot Rides on the Return of Sports
(Wall Street) -- Since lockdowns have lightened up and most U.S. states have struggled to reopen in limited ways, some clear market winners have emerged, and several...

7/5/2020

article DraftKings strikes deal to enter Illinois sports betting market
(Illinois) -- Online sports betting launched in Illinois two weeks ago, and a major player is now entering the market. DraftKings has reached a multi-year deal with...

7/3/2020

article DraftKings extends Stats Perform data deal for fantasy sports
(New York) -- New York-listed DraftKings has extended its sports data partnership with Stats Perform to include its daily fantasy sports contents and DK LIVE play-by-...

6/30/2020

article DraftKings Finds Workaround To Illinois Law Designed to Slow it Down
(Illinois) -- DraftKings has found a work-around to an Illinois state law designed to keep it from offering sports betting to residents for another 18 months. The newly...

6/29/2020

article Question marks over Germany’s troubled gambling treaty
(Germany) -- The big question about Germany’s newly agreed State Treaty on Gambling, is will it work this time? It is now with the European Commission in Brussels...

6/24/2020

article DraftKings, FanDuel Roll Out Standalone Online Casino Apps To Complement Sportsbooks
(Internet) -- The expansion of the largest daily fantasy sports companies into other forms of gambling continued in earnest this week. On Tuesday, DraftKings and FanDuel...
article Making Sense Of DraftKings’ Multi-Billion Dollar Valuation
(Wall Street) -- Sporting a pencil-thin mustache and a quarantine beard, much like thousands of millennial sports bettors during the global pandemic, Jason Robins took...

6/22/2020

article Making Sense Of DraftKings’ Multi-Billion Dollar Valuation
(Wall Street) -- Sporting a pencil-thin mustache and a quarantine beard, much like thousands of millennial sports bettors during the global pandemic, Jason Robins took...
article Jefferies initiates DraftKings with a buy rating, sees 30% upside over the next year
(Wall Street) -- Investors should buy DraftKings stock as the political landscape becomes more favorable for the gambling industry and sports betting picks up post Covid...

6/19/2020

article Should Investors Place Their Next Bet on DraftKings Stock?
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) is now a public company after merging with an already public shell company in April. Despite the unconventional IPO process,...
article Traders are Betting on DraftKings
(Wall Street) -- Trading and gambling are two separate things. Traders shouldn't gamble, and gamblers shouldn't trade. The worlds of trading and gambling are now...

6/17/2020

article DraftKings Raises Capital as Shares More Than Double Since IPO
(Wall Street) -- Online sports fantasy and gambling company DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) made its public debut in late April at an odd time, considering that play in...

6/11/2020

article How DraftKings Could Become The Uber Of US Sports Betting
(USA) -- DraftKings has the structural advantages to become the Uber of the US sports betting market, according to one financial analyst. Speaking to LSR this week,...

6/9/2020

article LSR Q+A: Nigel Eccles On DraftKings Stock, FanDuel Suit, And Cost Of A US Sportsbook
(New York) -- Books have been, and will be, written about the rise of the two DFS giants and their pivot to sports betting. And a central storyline will always be the...

6/1/2020

article How Is DraftKings Stock Soaring While There Are No Sports To Bet?
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings is now a $12 billion market cap company. The share price is hovering near $40 at the time of writing, up some 270% from when the transaction...

5/26/2020

article With no pro sports, DraftKings bets on fantasy, esports and ping pong
(Internet) -- The newly-public betting website DraftKings Inc. is delving deeper into e-sports and other nontraditional sporting activities as the coronavirus-driven...

5/25/2020

article DraftKings may have a back door into Illinois online sports gambling
(Illinois) -- When Illinois lawmakers approved sports gambling last year, they did so by taking a “do as I say, not as a do” approach by including a clause...

5/19/2020

article DraftKings Initiated Neutral at Goldman Sachs With $32 Target
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings positioned to score a large share of the U.S. sports-betting and iGaming market, according to a Goldman Sachs analyst, who initiated coverage...

5/18/2020

article Soaring DraftKings Stock Makes Israeli Entrepreneur A Billionaire
(Worldwide) -- On Friday, DraftKings released its first quarterly earnings since the reverse merger last month that took the company public and gave fans a chance to...
article Betting on Korean Baseball Showcases DraftKings Bull’s Optimism
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings Inc.’s ability to fuel Americans’ sports betting needs by providing an arena to gamble on Korea’s KBO League and eSports...

5/16/2020

article DraftKings posts weaker-than-expected first-quarter earnings but sees no long-term impact from COVID-19
(Wall Street) -- Online-gambling and fantasy-sports company DraftKings Inc. DKNG, +15.48% said Friday it had a net loss of $68.7 million, or 18 cents a share, in the...

5/15/2020

article DraftKings Reports $74M Loss In Q1 Earnings Call As Stock Continues To Rise
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings does not expect its future plans to be impacted at all by the coronavirus shutdown as long as sports return by 2021, CEO Jason Robins said....
article During sports drought, DraftKings posts first quarter loss
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings Inc. is betting on new product offerings to keep customers engaged as the coronavirus-driven drought of live sports events hurts its core...

5/14/2020

article DraftKings higher after Susquehanna boost
(Wall Street) -- Susquehanna starts off coverage on DraftKings (DKNG +3.0%) with a Positive rating and favorable view of the long-term potential for the sports betting...
article DraftKings Sports-Gambling Provider Initiated Positive at Susquehanna
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings shares rose after the Boston sports-gambling company, which went public last month, was initiated positive at Susquehanna Financial. The...

5/12/2020

article George Soros Wagers on Sports Betting With DraftKings Stake
(Wall Street) -- George Soros has a $66 million stake in DraftKings Inc., one of several big-name investors to receive shares in the sports-betting company through a...

5/11/2020

article Analysis: After DraftKings Goes Public, Which Sports Betting Company Could Be Next?
(Wall Street) -- US investors appear to have some pent-up demand for online gambling companies. Over the last couple of weeks, both DraftKings and GAN enjoyed quite...

5/5/2020

article DraftKings Lands More Bullish Coverage, This Time With Highest Price Target to Date
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) is in its eighth day of life as a public company and it’s already netted a trio of bullish analyst commentaries.

5/4/2020

article Analyzing Whether DraftKings Can Live Up To Lofty $6 Billion Market Cap
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings is officially a public company, and the public appears to be a huge fan of the combination with SBTech. DraftKings‘ initial market cap...
article SBTech Founder Shalom McKenzie, Major DraftKings Shareholder, Takes Board Seat
(Wall Street) -- SBTech founder and majority shareholder Shalom McKenzie is flexing some muscle as the largest holder of newly public DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) common...
press release DraftKings Debuts Online Casino in Pennsylvania
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings (DKNG) launched its online casino product in partnership with Hollywood Casino, an affiliate of Penn National Gaming, on Friday in...

4/29/2020

article DraftKings Launching PA iCasino Hours After Receiving License
(Pennsylvania) -- DraftKings is entering the increasingly crowded Pennsylvania iCasino market, preparing to do so within hours of receiving its license to provide online...

4/27/2020

article Here are 5 things to know about DraftKings, after it went public and fetched a $6 billion market cap
(Wall Street) -- Online-gambling and fantasy-sports company DraftKings Inc., received a market value of more than $6 billion after going public through a blank-check...

4/25/2020

article Sports Betting Firm DraftKings Closes Merger, Goes Public Despite COVID-19
(Massachusetts) -- While COVID-19 has turned the lights out on college and pro sports for the time being, sports betting firm DraftKings went public Friday after closing...

4/24/2020

article DraftKings debuts on Wall Street amid sports world lockdown
(Wall Street) -- Sports daily fantasy and betting website DraftKings made its stock market debut Friday against a backdrop of a near-complete shutdown of athletic...
article DraftKings jumps 18% in public debut during freeze on sports
(Wall Street) -- A stalled initial public offering, a failed merger, and one pandemic later, DraftKings Inc. is public. The Boston-based sports-betting company jumped as...
article DraftKings lists on the Nasdaq following SPAC merger; up more than 5% in early trading
(Wall Street) -- Diamond Eagle Acquisition, the fifth blank check company formed by entertainment veteran Jeff Sagansky, completed its previously-announced acquisition...

4/23/2020

article DraftKings Closer To Public Listing After Getting Shareholder Approval
(Wall Street) -- The acquisition of DraftKings and SBTech received shareholder approval Wednesday, meaning DraftKings is close to trading publicly on the Nasdaq. Diamond...
article DraftKings IPO Comes With Potential Governance Baggage
(Wall Street) -- On Thursday, Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:DEAC) investors overwhelmingly voted in favor of a previously announced reverse merger with...

4/15/2020

article DraftKings Cleared to Go Public After Merger With Harry Sloan’s Diamond Eagle
(Wall Street) -- Sports betting giant DraftKings has been cleared to become a public company following approval of a merger with SBTech and Diamond Eagle Acquisition,...
article DraftKings IPO: No Sports, No Problem as Company Targets April Listing
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings, the daily fantasy sports (DFS) giant and sportsbook operator, isn’t letting a nearly non-existent slate of athletic competitions deter its...

4/7/2020

article DraftKings Digs Deep To Keep Bettors Interested, With Major Sports Halted By Coronavirus
(New York) -- In the sports world, every business’ models have been challenged by coronavirus. But DraftKings and the sports betting industry as a whole have been...

3/24/2020

article LSR Q+A: Kambi CCO Discusses Ongoing Relationship With DraftKings, Sportsbook Limits
(London) -- Much ink has been spilled about DraftKings and its changing relationship with chief technology partner Kambi. That includes Kambi CEO Kristian Nylén publicly...

3/23/2020

article DraftKings Casino Growing As NJ Sports Betting Remains Limited
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings Casino is experiencing a spike in play. With Atlantic City casinos closed for the foreseeable future, this trend is likely going to continue....

3/19/2020

article Why Did DraftKings Hire A New Federal Lobbying Firm?
(Washington D.C.) -- DraftKings recently hired Washington lobbying firm Ballard Partners to help the sportsbook operator achieve its federal regulatory and legislative...
article The Oral History Of The First DraftKings Sports Betting Championship
(Internet) -- Thursday, March 19 was the scheduled start date of the four-day 2020 DraftKings Sports Betting Spring Championship. It was to have a $1.5 million...

3/18/2020

article DraftKings Bets on Ballard Partners
(Washington D.C.) -- DraftKings is betting on Donald Trump-connected Ballard Partners to help it achieve its economic development and regulatory relief goals in...

3/13/2020

article DraftKings Posts Sizable Net Loss In 2019 Despite Major Revenue Growth
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings posted a $143 million net loss for the 2019 financial year despite a 43% rise in annual revenues. According to filings posted Thursday,...

2/29/2020

article DraftKings Opens New Office In San Francisco, Sports Betting To Follow?
(California) -- DraftKings has opened up a new office in the San Francisco area. This is the fourth new office opening for the sports betting and daily fantasy sports (...

2/20/2020

article DraftKings sports books go online for Iowa operations, including Clinton's Wild Rose
(Iowa) -- DraftKings is rolling out mobile and online betting options for its three sports books already operating in Iowa, including at Wild Rose Casino and Resort in...
article DraftKings Sportsbook Could Jolt Iowa Sports Betting Return To Growth
(Iowa) -- The launch of the DraftKings sports betting app could give Iowa sports betting handle the boost it needs to return to a growth path. The DraftKings Sportsbook...

2/19/2020

article How DraftKings hopes to set itself apart as it launches Iowa's latest sports betting mobile app
(Iowa) -- If you can't be the first, be the best. And be innovative in your options. That's just part of the message DraftKings hopes it's sending with its...

1/31/2020

article DraftKings Expects To Handle Tens Of Millions Of Dollars In Super Bowl Bets
(USA) -- The Patriots aren't in the Super Bowl this weekend, but Boston is nevertheless part of the action. The gambling action, that is. Boston-based DraftKings...
article DraftKings Super Bowl Poll Shows Legal Sports Betting in High Demand
(USA) -- A study released by DraftKings indicates that nearly a third, 31 percent, of all US sports fans have already placed a legal bet on a game or other competition...
article Gambling industry projects $6.8billion will be bet on Super Bowl LIV
(USA) -- With legal sports betting continuing to spread in the United States, the gambling industry is projecting that an estimated $6.8 billion will be wagered both...

1/27/2020

article DraftKings IPO: Investors Get Great Opportunity For Sports Betting Pure Play
(Wall Street) -- One of the most well-known sports betting companies is going public in 2020. DraftKings (DRAFT) is taking the unconventional route of going public...

1/26/2020

article DraftKings Isn't Public Yet, but it Could be a Takeover Target
(Wall Street) -- DraftKings isn’t yet a public company, but its status as the premier purveyor of online sports wagering platforms could make the company a...

1/25/2020

article No Fairy Tale Ending in DraftKings ‘Bachelor’ Collusion Flap, Roper Tolbert Stripped of $1 Million Prize
(USA) -- After nearly three weeks of social media criticism and debate, daily fantasy sports (DFS) giant DraftKings appears to be voiding a $1 million prize won by Jade...

1/22/2020

press release DraftKings lands data deal with Alation
(Worldwide) -- Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has entered into a new data partnership with data catalog company Alation.

1/17/2020

article DraftKings' Entry To Nevada Market Unclear Despite Vegas Office Opening
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a month after DraftKings announced a unique tri-merger that could lead to its public listing later this year, the company is expanding...

1/16/2020

article DraftKings opens office at Town Square to 'deepen ties to Las Vegas'
(Las Vegas) -- DraftKings plans to hire more than 200 workers within the next year for its newly opened Las Vegas office. “This is an iconic city when it comes to...

1/15/2020

article DraftKings Opens Las Vegas Office But When Will Its Sportsbook Follow?
(Las Vegas) -- DraftKings co-founder Matt Kalish and sportsbook director Johnny Avello led a tour Wednesday through the company’s expansive new Las Vegas office....

1/10/2020

article DraftKings Filings Show You Can’t Make Money Without Spending (A Lot Of) Money
(USA) -- Like any aggressive company in the early days of a gold rush, DraftKings reasonably could be assumed to be in the red. How far, though? Thanks to the...
article PlayUSA’s ‘On The Record:’ A Chat With Co-Founder Of DraftKings, Plus Sports Betting In 2020
(New York) -- Welcome to 2020 and a new volume of the PlayUSA series On The Record. To kick off this new decade, I wanted to explore the explosive way DraftKings ended...

1/9/2020

article Jason Robins to address ICR Conferece on merger and DraftKings strategy
(New York) -- Digital sports entertainment and sports betting firm DraftKings Inc has confirmed it will have a presence at next week’s ICR Conference in Orlando....
article Playing The Long Game: DraftKings CEO Jason Robins Brushes Off Short-Term Losses As Company Prepares For IPO
(New York) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robins downplayed concerns associated with mounting short-term losses as the company continues to expand sports betting operations...

1/6/2020

article A ‘Bachelor’ contestant won $1 million playing daily fantasy. People say she cheated.
(USA) -- A woman named Jade Roper Tolbert took home the $1 million top prize in this past weekend’s DraftKings Millionaire Maker daily fantasy contest, in which...
article DraftKings 2019 Revenue Surged, But Losses Swelled 53 Percent, Making Profitability Seem Far Off
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings, which recently said it plans to become a publicly traded company later this year, appears poised to have something in common with much of...

1/3/2020

article What Does The DraftKings-SBTech Deal Mean For US Online Gambling?
(USA) -- This year, DraftKings will become a publicly traded corporation. On December 23, the gambling revealed that it would be simultaneously going public in 2020 and...

1/2/2020

article DraftKings sports betting launches in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Lottery and DraftKings have officially launched mobile and online sports betting in New Hampshire. Governor Chris Sununu placed the...
article DraftKings to go public in $3.3bn deal
(Wall Street) -- US daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings is set to go public under a three-pronged deal with special-purpose acquisition company Diamond Eagle...
article PODCAST: Behind the Scenes with Jason Robins
(Wall Street) -- Bloomberg’s Tom Moroney and Kim Cararigan sit down with Jason Robins, the CEO of DraftKings about starting the company and the future of sports betting.
press release The Madison Square Garden Company and DraftKings Announce Renewed Partnership
(Wall Street) -- The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ: MSG) and DraftKings Inc., a leader in the digital sports entertainment and gaming industries, today announced...

12/30/2019

article DraftKings’ Jason Robins seeking to grow revenue to $540m in 2020
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings’ game-changing announcement last week regarding its public market debut and acquisition of SBTech hasn’t just thrown a rock into the pond....

12/28/2019

article DraftKings Files For 2020 IPO: Is This the Sports Betting Stock We've Been Waiting For?
(Wall Street) -- Online betting outfit DraftKings is going public in a three-way deal that will value the company at $3.3 billion. Because it is one of the primary...

12/27/2019

article DraftKings Merges With SBTech, Will Become Publicly Traded Company
(Wall Street) -- After months of conjecture and speculation, the mammoth merger between DraftKings and sports betting technology provider SBTech has become official....

12/24/2019

article With DraftKings App, N.H. Will Be 2nd State In New England To Allow Sports Betting
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire will join Rhode Island next week as the second state in New England to allow sports betting. The betting company DraftKings announced it...

12/23/2019

article DraftKings Goes Public in $3.3 Billion Deal With Diamond
(New York) -- DraftKings Inc. is going public in a deal with former Hollywood executive Jeff Sagansky that values the sports betting firm at about $3.3 billion. The...
article DraftKings Going Public, Combining With SBTech: Everything You Need To Know
(Massachusetts) -- The long-rumored tie-up between DraftKings and sports betting technology provider SBTech is finally happening with a public listing the cherry on top...
article Boston-based DraftKings to go public, merging with gambling technology provider SBTech
(Massachusetts) -- The Boston-based daily fantasy sports company DraftKings will go public next year, merging with SBTech, an international gambling technology provider...
article DraftKings to Become Public Company After Merger With Harry Sloan’s Diamond Eagle
(New York) -- Sports betting giant DraftKings is set to become a public company after setting a merger agreement with Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp., the public...
article DraftKings to Go Public in 2020, Merging With Online Gambling Platform SBTech
(New York) -- The fantasy sports company is going public with a $304 million Wall Street investment. With consumers of daily fantasy sports leagues now allowed to place...
press release DraftKings to become public company
(New York) -- DraftKings Inc., a digital sports entertainment and gaming company known for its industry-leading daily fantasy sports and mobile sports betting platforms...

12/3/2019

article New Hampshire signs sports betting contract with DraftKings
(New Hampshire) -- The Executive Council has voted to approve a sports betting contract between the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and DraftKings Inc. The council, an...

11/12/2019

article DraftKings And Resorts ‘Share The Same Vision’ In Growing Their Atlantic City Sportsbook
(Atlantic City) -- November is quickly becoming one of those big months for DraftKings. Last week, the DraftKings Sportsbook app went live in Pennsylvania. And Nov. 20...
press release DraftKings and Sportradar announce long-term partnership extension
(New York) -- Today, DraftKings Inc. a leader in the sports technology and entertainment space, and Sportradar, the world’s leading global provider of sports data...

11/11/2019

article DraftKings takeover reports unsurprising – but don’t expect too much too soon
(Massachusetts) -- In late October, Diamond Eagle Acquisition was said to be in advanced talks to purchase DraftKings. The acquisition firm, reportedly founded by...

11/6/2019

article DraftKings Exec Vows High Tax Rate Won’t Hurt Pennsylvania Gamblers
(Pennsylvania) -- Customers using DraftKings for their online sports wagering in Pennsylvania will not be harmed by the state’s comparatively high tax rate, the...

11/5/2019

article DraftKings becomes NBA’s authorized sports betting operator
(New York) -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and DraftKings announced Monday a multiyear partnership that will make the company an Authorized Sports Betting...
article DraftKings Joins Growing List of NBA’s Authorized Sports Betting Operators
(USA) -- DraftKings has signed a multi-year deal to become an authorized sports betting operator of the NBA, beginning with the current season. The agreement allows...
article NBA Agrees with DraftKings to Become Authorized Betting Operator
(New York) -- DraftKings has agreed to a partnership with the NBA, joining other gaming companies that have partnered with the league to become an authorized betting...
article NBA deal with DraftKings shows shift in data value
(Massachusetts) -- The NBA has added DraftKings as an authorized sports betting operator, giving the company access to real-time official data and use of league and team...

10/31/2019

article Diamond Eagle in talks to buy fantasy sports provider DraftKings: Bloomberg
(Massachusetts) -- Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp (DEAC.O), a special purpose acquisition company, is in advanced talks to buy fantasy sports provider DraftKings Inc,...
article Suitors said to be eyeing DraftKings
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings, the sports gambling and entertainment company that has been one of Boston’s most successful consumer tech startups, has become a hot...

10/30/2019

article DraftKings is said to be in talks to sell to Diamond Eagle
(Massachusetts) -- Blank-check company Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. is in advanced talks to buy Boston-based DraftKings Inc., the fantasy sports and gambling company...

9/12/2019

article New Venture Studio Aims To Put DraftKings In The Driver’s Seat For Sports Tech Innovation
(New York) -- The past five years have been something of a roller coaster for DraftKings, with metaphorical peaks coming in the form of the boom in daily fantasy sports...

8/23/2019

article DraftKings’ Legal Betting Shows How Big Gambling Can Be
(USA) -- DraftKings Inc., which launched in 2012 as a fantasy-sports company, is already on its way to doing more business in real gambling. The company’s legal...

8/22/2019

article DraftKings bringing sports betting to Wild Rose Casino locations
(Iowa) -- There will be more options for sports betting in Iowa after Draftkings announced it will offer sports betting at Wild Rose Casino’s three Iowa locations.

8/21/2019

article DraftKings CEO: "The casinos have become more of our partners than anything"
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has become one of the country’s most popular locations for sports betting since it received the final approval from state lawmakers last...
article DraftKings to open New York sportsbook tomorrow
(New York) -- As DraftKings expects to use its New Jersey success to expand across the U.S., the daily fantasy sports and sports gambling operator isn’t wasting...

8/19/2019

article DraftKings CEO Sees NJ as Nationwide Model for Legal Sports Betting
(Massachusetts) -- A year after DraftKings launched its first legal online sports book in New Jersey, the daily-fantasy-sports service is preparing for the day when...

7/30/2019

article Exclusive: DraftKings launches own-brand live casino studio
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings has launched its own branded live-casino studio in New Jersey as the operator continues to build out its casino product, EGR can reveal. The...

7/23/2019

press release DraftKings named 'Official Daily Fantasy Game' of the PGA TOUR
(Florida) -- The PGA TOUR and DraftKings Inc. announced a new multi-year content and marketing relationship today that designates DraftKings as the first-ever “...
article PGA Tour announces its first daily fantasy sports integration with DraftKings partnership
(Florida) -- The PGA Tour took its next steps toward integrated gaming Monday, announcing a multi-year partnership with DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports entity....
article Where Did All Those Golf Bets Go At DraftKings Sportsbook In New Jersey?
(New Jersey) -- The 148th Open Championship, aka the British Open, is in the books. New Jersey sports betting customers who took a gamble on Shane Lowry made out quite...

7/7/2019

article Draftkings’ takeover of SBTech set to deliver extra punch
(USA) -- A gambling technology company promoted by Tyson Fury, the boxer, is in advanced talks about a takeover by an American suitor in a deal worth an estimated $600...

7/2/2019

press release DraftKings launches new in-play tennis bets for Wimbledon
(Worldwide) -- Sports betting and fantasy sports operator DraftKings has launched a new in-play betting product to coincide with the Wimbledon tennis championship.

6/19/2019

article New Jersey fines DraftKings for self-exclusion, ‘cooling off’ failures
(New Jersey) -- Daily fantasy sports cum sports betting / online casino operator DraftKings has been fined by New Jersey regulators for violating rules on protecting...

6/18/2019

article DraftKings Sportsbook Coming Soon To Del Lago Resort & Casino
(New York) -- Sports fans in New York’s Finger Lakes region will have a new favorite place to watch football this upcoming fall. Construction for the new...

6/4/2019

article Three Key Questions About Disney’s New Stake In DraftKings Sportsbook
(New York) -- The rapid pace of legal sports betting news makes it feel like Disney‘s acquisition of a stake in DraftKings happened years ago. The deal, in fact,...

5/23/2019

article Disney acquires stake in DraftKings
(California) -- "I don’t see The Walt Disney Company, certainly in the near term, getting involved in the business of gambling in effect, by facilitating...

5/21/2019

article Disney acquired Fox’s stake in DraftKings despite Bob Iger’s comments about not facilitating gambling
(California) -- It turns out that Disney is actually now involved in the business of gambling, at least in terms of holding a minority interest in a gambling company.

5/14/2019

article DraftKings Reflects On A Robust Start In NJ Sports Betting Since PASPA’s Fall
(New Jersey) -- Today is a day for celebration at DraftKings. It’s exactly one year to the day that the US Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur...

3/27/2019

article DraftKings opens new Boston headquarters
(Massachusetts) -- The company’s CEO and founders showed off their new facility in the city's Back Bay neighborhood with a tour and a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

3/26/2019

article DraftKings moves headquarters to larger Boston location
(Massachusetts) -- Major sportsbook DraftKings has outgrown its current digs in Boston. It has had to relocate its headquarters to a larger building, but asserts that it...
article DraftKings moves into new Boston headquarters
(Massachusetts) -- Fantasy sports betting company DraftKings unveiled its new Boston headquarters Tuesday morning. Company executives showed off their new digs near...

3/25/2019

article DraftKings moves into its new office — one of largest in Boston on one floor
(Massachusetts) -- The employee dining area at DraftKings’ new Back Bay office is modeled after a football field. It even has yard lines painted on the polished...

3/24/2019

article DraftKings Opening New Headquarters As It Plans Expansion
(Massachusetts) -- One of Boston's largest tech companies is moving into a new corporate headquarters. Sports betting company DraftKings is unveiling its new...

3/23/2019

article DraftKings opening new headquarters as it plans expansion
(Massachusetts) -- One of Boston's largest tech companies is moving into a new corporate headquarters. Sports betting company DraftKings is unveiling its new...

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