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NFL Launches Comprehensive Responsible Betting Education And Awareness Initiative

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

"We also recognize that responsible betting programs across the country are under-resourced, especially as legalization spreads nationwide.

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  • "We also recognize that responsible betting programs across the country are under-resourced, especially as legalization spreads nationwide.
  • "The National Council on Problem Gambling is pleased to partner with the NFL to shine a light on the importance of responsible betting," said Keith Whyte, National Council on Problem Gambling Executive Director.
  • Beginning today and continuing throughout the season, fans will see the NFL's responsible betting initiative roll out across a variety of channels including online, in-stadium, social media and in print.
  • Additional Details about the NFL's Responsible Betting Initiative and Related Partnerships include:
    The NFL's initiative is informed by fan research and was developed in collaboration with NCPG.

DraftKings Statement Regarding Entain

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:40pm

Any failure to comply with such restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

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  • Any failure to comply with such restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
  • NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION.
  • In the event that DraftKings enters into any transaction with respect to Entain (a Transaction), DraftKings may be required to file certain relevant documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
  • INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ ANY DOCUMENTS REGARDING A TRANSACTION IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

Autograph Partners with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures to Release Exclusive Digital Collectibles from the Saw Franchise to Launch Entertainment Vertical on DraftKings Marketplace

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

This series of frightening digital collectibles will be available exclusively for viewing on Autograph.io and for purchase on DraftKings Marketplace , by DraftKings Inc.(Nasdaq: DKNG) starting October 26th and leading into Halloween weekend.

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  • This series of frightening digital collectibles will be available exclusively for viewing on Autograph.io and for purchase on DraftKings Marketplace , by DraftKings Inc.(Nasdaq: DKNG) starting October 26th and leading into Halloween weekend.
  • Thiscollection is part of a broader partnership between Lionsgate and Autograph, bringing fans closer to the world's most legendary blockbusters and television franchises.
  • Digital collectibles for the Saw traps will drop on October 26th, followed by schematics and keys on October 28th.
  • Launched in August 2021, DraftKings Marketplace is a digital collectibles ecosystem designed for mainstream accessibility that offers curated NFT drops and supports secondary-market transactions.

Foxwoods and DraftKings Launch Online Sports Betting and iGaming in Connecticut

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 12:30pm

BOSTON, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods Resort Casino and DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that online and mobile sports betting and online casino launched in Connecticut at 6:00 A.M.

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  • BOSTON, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods Resort Casino and DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that online and mobile sports betting and online casino launched in Connecticut at 6:00 A.M.
  • ET today to officially kickoff and welcome online sports betting and iGaming across the state.
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Chairman, Rodney Butler, and DraftKings President, North America and co-founder, Matt Kalish, will be addressing media.
  • The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods and DraftKings take responsible gaming seriously.

NH Lottery and DraftKings Expand Retail Sports Betting in NH with New Dover Sportsbook

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:00pm

BOSTON and CONCORD, N.H., Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Hampshire Lottery, DraftKings Inc.(Nasdaq: DKNG) and Filotimo Casino & Restaurant are teaming up again to expand retail sports betting in New Hampshire.

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  • BOSTON and CONCORD, N.H., Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Hampshire Lottery, DraftKings Inc.(Nasdaq: DKNG) and Filotimo Casino & Restaurant are teaming up again to expand retail sports betting in New Hampshire.
  • Manchester-based Filotimo Casino & Restaurant, which houses DraftKings Sportsbook at Filotimo, today opened a sister retail sports betting establishment in Dover under the same name located at 887 Central Avenue in Rollinsford.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook at Filotimo in Dover marks New Hampshires third retail sportsbook; DraftKings Sportsbook at The Brook in Seabrook opened in August 2020 and DraftKings Sportsbook at Filotimo in Manchester opened in September 2020.
  • The DraftKings Sportsbook at Filotimo in Dover boasts multiple sports betting kiosks, 11 televisions within the sportsbook, and access to premium food and beverage, complete with a sports bar atmosphere customers love.

Teams Coming Off Bye Weeks Could Make a Difference in NFL Week 7, According to TheLines.com

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:06pm

Overall, NFL teams coming off bye weeks are 202-165-1 against the spread since 2011, according to data from Teamrankings.com.

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  • Overall, NFL teams coming off bye weeks are 202-165-1 against the spread since 2011, according to data from Teamrankings.com.
  • Road favorites coming off a bye, which is limited to the Saints and Falcons in Week 7, are 65% against the spread in recent years.
  • Bill Belichick is 13-9 after the bye week, and Andy Reid is 15-7, but both coaches have been consistent winners regardless of schedule.
  • Meanwhile, the Jets are just 2-8 against the spread after bye weeks since 2011, the worst record of any NFL team over that span.

Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 2:15pm

This deal provides DraftKings Marketplace with a scalable, eco-friendly blockchain solution that enables added throughput and expanded capabilities.

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  • This deal provides DraftKings Marketplace with a scalable, eco-friendly blockchain solution that enables added throughput and expanded capabilities.
  • Leveraging Polygons technology, DraftKings will be able to expand the variety and capabilities of DraftKings Marketplace for an enhanced user experience with even more exclusive content and drops, said Sandeep Nailwal, co-founder at Polygon.
  • Through the launch of Polygon Studios earlier this summer to boost awareness and adoption of NFTs, the Polygon brand has further expanded into the blockchain gaming and NFT space.
  • To view the latest exclusive NFT drops collectors can visit and registered DraftKings customers can visit to explore and transact on DraftKings Marketplace.

Triller Drops Verzuz Commemorative NFT Box Set Featuring 10 of the Best Moments of Verzuz Battles

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:30pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Triller today announced the drop of a limited Verzuz commemorative NFT bundle of 10 of the best-ever moments of Verzuz battles.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Triller today announced the drop of a limited Verzuz commemorative NFT bundle of 10 of the best-ever moments of Verzuz battles.
  • The Verzuz commemorative NFT bundle is priced at $199 and is available for purchase at www.trillernfts.com .
  • TrillerVerz, Verzuz, Triller Fight Club TrillerNet is a first-of-its-kind company consolidating technology and content platforms to lead the move to Internet 3.0.
  • TrillerNet additionally owns Verzuz, the massive live-stream music platform launched by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland and Triller Fight Club ( www.TrillerFightClub.com ).

Michigan's Online Sportsbooks, Casinos Make Major Gains in September, According To PlayMichigan

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:38pm

Michigan's online sportsbooks accepted $354.3 million in bets in September, up 84.2% from $192.3 million in August, according to official data released Thursday by the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

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  • Michigan's online sportsbooks accepted $354.3 million in bets in September, up 84.2% from $192.3 million in August, according to official data released Thursday by the Michigan Gaming Control Board.
  • September's handle fell just short of the online record of $359.5 million set in March.
  • Gross gaming revenue from online betting rose 49.0% to $23.7 million from $15.9 million in August.
  • Michigan's online casinos and poker rooms set another record, with $102.4 million in gross gaming revenue in September.

DraftKings to Release Third Quarter 2021 Results November 5

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 12:30pm

BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (the Company, DraftKings) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2021 results prior to 8:30AM EDT on November 5, 2021.

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  • BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (the Company, DraftKings) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2021 results prior to 8:30AM EDT on November 5, 2021.
  • At 8:30AM EDT on the same day, DraftKings will host a conference call to discuss the results.
  • To listen to the audio webcast and live Q&A, please visit DraftKings investor relations website at investors.draftkings.com .
  • Launched in August 2021, DraftKings Marketplace is a digital collectibles ecosystem designed for mainstream accessibility that offers curated NFT drops and supports secondary-market transactions.