New York and Boston, June 19, 2017 – Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it will attempt to block the proposed merger between DraftKings and FanDuel. We are disappointed by this decision and continue to believe that a merger is in the best interests of our players, our companies, […]
Gives German Sports Fans New Ways to Engage with Top Sports and Athletes Boston, Massachusetts (March 23, 2017) – DraftKings, the world’s largest daily fantasy sports company, today announced that the beta version of their platform in Germany is being opened up to all German consumers. DraftKings will deliver all […]
Malta Gaming Authority Issues Controlled Skill Games License to DraftKings; Malta License Allows for Operation in Additional European Countries VALLETTA, Malta, (January 30, 2017) – DraftKings, the world’s largest skill-based daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform, today announced that they have been granted a Controlled Skill Games License from the Malta […]
“As we have stated previously, a potential combination would be interesting to consider. However, as a matter of policy, we don’t comment on rumors or speculation, and there can be no assurances at this time that any discussion about a combination would result in an agreement or merger.”
“Today’s settlement concludes the process that we began with the New York Attorney General’s office last March. We are pleased to move forward and as our business continues to grow, we are focused on ensuring that millions of passionate sports fans across the country are able to continue engaging in […]
“Jason Robins, DraftKings CEO, talks about getting the legal OK to operate in New York and the best bets this season. Also Robins weighs in on growing fantasy sports in overseas…” Click here for video.
“Jason Robins, co-founder and chief executive officer at DraftKings, talks about regulation of fantasy sports, increased competition and the prospect of mergers, and gains in revenue and participation heading into the new NFL season. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg ‹GO›.” Click here for video.
“I am excited to announce that DraftKings has closed a $150 million round of funding. The round was oversubscribed and participants include several new investors, such as Revolution Growth. “Revolution Growth is a tremendous new partner for DraftKings, with an entrepreneurial outlook and spirit of innovation that meshes perfectly with […]
By Curt Woodward, Globe Staff “Last fall, flush with $500 million in venture capital, DraftKings Inc. burst onto the national scene with an inescapable ad campaign tied to the National Football League’s kickoff. What a difference a year makes. Chastened by battles with officials in multiple states that threatened to […]
DraftKings co-founders, Matt Kalish, Paul Liberman and Jason Robins join Governor Charlie Baker as he signs fantasy sports legislation in Massachusetts: