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New Hampshire signs sports betting contract with DraftKings

The Executive Council has voted to approve a sports betting contract between the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and DraftKings Inc. The council, an advisory body to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, voted 3-1 Monday to approve the six-year contract with the possibility of two, two-year extensions. DraftKings will pay the lottery 51% of gaming gross revenue for mobile and 50% of gross revenue from retail locations.

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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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