DraftKings

Global Esports Audience Projected to Reach 474 Million Viewers in 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:20pm

"\nGogawi.com aims to deliver a powerful and dynamic platform for esports betting - which was an estimated $17 billion worldwide market in 2020, according to Wholesale Investor.

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  • "\nGogawi.com aims to deliver a powerful and dynamic platform for esports betting - which was an estimated $17 billion worldwide market in 2020, according to Wholesale Investor.
  • The relaunch of GoGawi.com, announced in March of 2021, showcaseshow Esports Technologies\' technology and platform investmentsimprove the esports wagering experiencefor customers, offering top tournaments and games 24x7.
  • Skillz is leveling the esports playing field, a goal that is reflected in its company culture, which embraces fairness and accessibility.
  • First Quarter 2021 Highlights: For the three months ended March 31, 2021, DraftKings reported revenue of $312 million, an increase of 253% compared to $89 million during the same period in 2020.

Global Esports Audience Projected to Reach 474 Million Viewers in 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:20pm

"\nGogawi.com aims to deliver a powerful and dynamic platform for esports betting - which was an estimated $17 billion worldwide market in 2020, according to Wholesale Investor.

Key Points: 
  • "\nGogawi.com aims to deliver a powerful and dynamic platform for esports betting - which was an estimated $17 billion worldwide market in 2020, according to Wholesale Investor.
  • The relaunch of GoGawi.com, announced in March of 2021, showcaseshow Esports Technologies\' technology and platform investmentsimprove the esports wagering experiencefor customers, offering top tournaments and games 24x7.
  • Skillz is leveling the esports playing field, a goal that is reflected in its company culture, which embraces fairness and accessibility.
  • First Quarter 2021 Highlights: For the three months ended March 31, 2021, DraftKings reported revenue of $312 million, an increase of 253% compared to $89 million during the same period in 2020.

DraftKings Reports First Quarter 2021 Results and Raises 2021 Revenue Guidance

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'BOSTON, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (\xe2\x80\x9cDraftKings\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) today reported first quarter 2021 financial results.\nFor the three months ended March 31, 2021, DraftKings reported revenue of $312 million, an increase of 253% compared to $89 million during the same period in 2020.

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  • b'BOSTON, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (\xe2\x80\x9cDraftKings\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) today reported first quarter 2021 financial results.\nFor the three months ended March 31, 2021, DraftKings reported revenue of $312 million, an increase of 253% compared to $89 million during the same period in 2020.
  • On average, 1.5 million monthly unique paying customers engaged with DraftKings each month during the first quarter.
  • The agreement also provided for the subsequent launch of SLING TV\xe2\x80\x99s new exclusive sports betting information channels in collaboration with DraftKings.
  • DraftKings is a multi-channel provider of sports betting and gaming technologies, powering sports and gaming entertainment for 50+ operators in 17 countries.

BETFEST Launches To Give Sports Fans The Inside Track On Betting Strategies And Careers

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

Hear from experts such as Doug Kezirian of ESPN\'s Daily Wager, Aubrey Levy of theScore, Johnny Avello of DraftKings, Art Manteris of Station Casinos, Geoff Reiss of Yahoo!

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  • Hear from experts such as Doug Kezirian of ESPN\'s Daily Wager, Aubrey Levy of theScore, Johnny Avello of DraftKings, Art Manteris of Station Casinos, Geoff Reiss of Yahoo!
  • "\nEvan Davis, Managing Director, SeventySix Capital Sports Advisory said: "We\'re excited to partner with SBC in bringing BETFEST to sports betting enthusiasts across the U.S.
  • Whether you\'re a sharp bettor or someone learning the difference between a moneyline and point spread wager, BETFEST will unquestionably be a rewarding and fun experience.
  • "\nSBC is a leading events and media business specializing in the global sports betting and igaming industry.

ZOE Announces $53M Total Raise from Investors Including Fund Backed by Top Scientists, and Two-Time Super Bowl Champion, Eli Manning

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 1:45pm

Funds to Meet Accelerating Demand for First-of-its-Kind At-Home Test Kit and Program That Brings Cutting-Edge Research to Your Dinner Plate

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  • ZOE decodes each customer\'s unique biological responses to food, and guides them on how to eat to maximize long-term health.
  • This round of financing is led by Ahren Innovation Capital ("Ahren"), whose Science Partners include two Nobel laureates.
  • "\nAdditional participants in this financing include two-time Super Bowl Champion and MVP, Eli Manning, two-time Super Bowl Champion and award-winning sportscaster, Ositadimma "Osi" Umenyiora, Accomplice (the fund behind AngelList, DraftKings, PillPack, and WHOOP), THVC and Daphni.\nUmenyiora said, "I\'m really excited to invest in ZOE.
  • "\nThe funds from the investment will be used to speed up the rollout of the ZOE program.

DraftKings Strikes First Distribution and Content Relationship With Meadowlark Media

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 5:30pm

Headquartered in Boston, and launched in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings is the only U.S.-based vertically integrated sports betting operator.

Key Points: 
  • Headquartered in Boston, and launched in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings is the only U.S.-based vertically integrated sports betting operator.
  • DraftKings is a multi-channel provider of sports betting and gaming technologies, powering sports and gaming entertainment for 50+ operators in 17 countries.
  • DraftKings also owns Vegas Sports Information Network, Inc. (VSiN), a multi-platform broadcast and content company.\nMeadowlark Media is a content company co-founded by John Skipper and Dan Le Batard in January 2021.
  • DraftKings does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.\n'

DraftKings Announces Jason Robins’ Participation in Upcoming Virtual Event

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:31am

Headquartered in Boston, and launched in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings is the only U.S.-based vertically integrated sports betting operator.

Key Points: 
  • Headquartered in Boston, and launched in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings is the only U.S.-based vertically integrated sports betting operator.
  • DraftKings is a multi-channel provider of sports betting and gaming technologies, powering sports and gaming entertainment for 50+ operators in 17 countries.
  • DraftKings\xe2\x80\x99 daily fantasy sports product is available in 8 countries internationally with 15 distinct sports categories.
  • DraftKings also owns Vegas Sports Information Network, Inc. (VSiN), a multi-platform broadcast and content company.\n'

Gisele Bündchen Joins DraftKings as Special Advisor to the CEO and Board for ESG Initiatives

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:30pm

In collaboration with B\xc3\xbcndchen, DraftKings has set a goal of planting 1 million trees by Earth Day 2022.

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  • In collaboration with B\xc3\xbcndchen, DraftKings has set a goal of planting 1 million trees by Earth Day 2022.
  • As an initial step, DraftKings has launched several opportunities for customers to directly support the effort, including through charity daily fantasy sports contests and free-to-play pools.
  • "It is very important for successful corporations to make the necessary shifts in ESG initiatives to truly make a difference on a global level.
  • B\xc3\xbcndchen has also served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environmental Program since 2009.\nB\xc3\xbcndchen\xe2\x80\x99s status as special advisor to DraftKings\xe2\x80\x99 CEO and board of directors for ESG initiatives is effective immediately.

DraftKings Named First Official Sportsbook and Daily Fantasy Partner of the Professional Fighters League

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 12:30pm

b"The Professional Fighters League (PFL) today announced a new, multi-year partnership that designates DraftKings Inc. as the \xe2\x80\x9cOfficial Sportsbook and Daily Fantasy Partner of the PFL.\xe2\x80\x9d To start the season, wagering on PFL fights via DraftKings will be available for fans across the country, pending regulatory approvals.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • b"The Professional Fighters League (PFL) today announced a new, multi-year partnership that designates DraftKings Inc. as the \xe2\x80\x9cOfficial Sportsbook and Daily Fantasy Partner of the PFL.\xe2\x80\x9d To start the season, wagering on PFL fights via DraftKings will be available for fans across the country, pending regulatory approvals.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • Additionally, DraftKings will offer cash prizes coupled with PFL-branded pools tied to the league\xe2\x80\x99s regular season, playoffs and championship events.
  • Additionally, PFL and DraftKings will collaborate on exclusive, themed content across their social and digital platforms.\nSince its inception in 2018, Professional Fighters League has quickly established itself as the No.
  • DraftKings is the official daily fantasy partner of the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, PGA TOUR and UFC as well as an authorized gaming operator of the NBA and MLB, an official betting operator of the PGA TOUR and the official betting operator of UFC.

The National Football League Announces Official Sports Betting Partners

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:12pm

b'NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Football League (NFL) today announced their first-ever U.S. sportsbook partnerships naming three exclusive partners.

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  • b'NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Football League (NFL) today announced their first-ever U.S. sportsbook partnerships naming three exclusive partners.
  • As part of the multi-year agreement, FanDuel becomes an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NFL and will have the ability to leverage NFL marks within the sports betting category and activate around retail and online sports betting.
  • We are delighted to make that combination official by pairing America\'s #1 sportsbook with America\'s #1 sports league," said Matt King, Chief Executive Officer at FanDuel.
  • "\nAdditionally, FanDuel will have the right to integrate relevant sports betting content directly into NFL Media properties including NFL.com and the NFL App.