Tag Archives: Daily Fantasy Sports

2 for 1 Wednesdays? The DraftKings-FanDuel Movie

It has been revealed that TriStar Pictures has acquired the film rights to produce the picture for the book The Big Game.  The book itself is being written by Albert Chen and has not yet been released itself though it’s expected to hit the shelves next year via Houghton-Mifflin. Chen is a staff writer at Sports Illustrated and covers baseball, college …

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Bienvenue DFS – Winamax brings fantasy to France

Winamax has become the first operator to offer daily fantasy sports in France. Having signed up national team manager Raymond Domenech as a brand ambassador it is currently the only operator allowed to offer real money DFS to customers, though more are expected to follow in the near future. Domenech will contribute weekly team line ups alongside content for the …

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Is it time for bookmakers to embrace fantasy?

Bookmakers are constantly on the lookout for new additions and features to both retain punters and attract new ones. This is ever trickier in an increasingly flooded marketplace. It’s one which shows no signs of clearing out too with numerous sportsbooks popping up this year from casino operators opening their own sportsbooks to the recent launch of Sun Bets. Real money …

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Southampton joins the Official DFS partner trend via Premier Punt

Southampton FC is delighted to announce that Premier Punt has become the club’s Official Fantasy Sports Betting Partner. The Edinburgh based social gaming and betting company has signed a multi-year deal deal with the Saints ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.  Founded in 2013, Premier Punt specialises in ‘No Commitment’ fantasy football betting, meaning users can play weekly, daily or on …

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Karol Corcoran – FanDuel – London Calling

Karol Corcoran is the International Marketing Director at FanDuel. It’s an important period for the company with the EPL kicking off this Saturday and the debut of its new product built for the UK’s football fans.  We spoke to Karol about why they set about creating a product from the ground-up, marketing strategy and club partnerships. SBC: Tell us more …

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Oulala expands operations to Italy

Malta-based daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator and B2B provider Oulala.com has signed a partnership with international gaming platform provider Game Interaction Group Ltd. Oulala, who has recently announced its expansion to Australasia and Indian sub-continent, has now tapped into the Italian market. Benjamin Carlotti, Managing Director at Oulala, said: “Italy is the next logical destination to offer our DFS platform to. The …

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BOS Speaker Profile – Valery Bollier – Oulala – Making fantasy moves

Valery Bollier is the CEO of Oulala, a company that is fast making tracks in DFS and has recently announced a move into India and Australasia via a deal with Cardinal House Group.  Valery is speaking on a panel at Betting on Sports 2016 (September 15-16) on the topic of how DFS operators and bookmakers can work together for mutual …

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DFS operator FanDuel lands in the UK

The much anticipated FanDuel DFS product for the UK market has now been announced and launched by the operator. The fantasy sports operator, which launched in Edinburgh in 2009 and took the States by storm, has now gone live with its product created exclusively for the UK’s football fans. There is an initial focus on the Premier League, and it will be available to …

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FanDuel confirms UK August launch with Opta agreement

Fantasy sports operator FanDuel has today announced a partnership deal with sports data provider Opta, ahead of launching its fantasy football product in the UK later this summer. FanDuel has secured an agreement with Opta, part of Perform Group, to provide live performance statistics for FanDuel’s brand new fantasy football platform, to be launched in early August. It will be available on …

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Oulala launches in India and Australasia via Cardinal House

DFS operator Oulala is spreading its wings yet further with the announcement that it has now agreed a deal to launch in both India and Australasia.  These will be monetized versions of Oulala and will be ready in time for the new football season. This latest expansion is a white label agreement between OulalaGames and Cardinal House Group, the Australian registered B2B …

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