Tag Archives: DraftKings

DraftKings debuts ‘Flash Bet’ tool for Wimbledon 2019

DraftKings’ has upped its ‘live betting and instant win’ capacities for sportsbook customers after launching its ‘Flash Bet’ tool. The US bookmaker, which at present operates mobile and retail sportsbook services for the states of New Jersey and Mississippi, will make ‘Flash Bet’ wagering available for Wimbledon 2019 markets. The new wagering tool allows DraftKings sportsbook customers to ‘place live, …

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Tech hungry DraftKings reported to be eyeing SBTech takeover

Published as a ‘developing news story’, US industry news source LegalSportsReport.com (LSR) informs that DraftKings is on the ‘cusp of acquiring’ online gambling platform provider SBTech in a deal that will have global ramifications for multiple industry stakeholders. In its update, LSR reports that multiple sources have confirmed negotiations between the two parties, but as yet no information has been …

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Industry leaders headline Betting on Sports 2019 conference

Betting on Sports

Jason Robins (DraftKings), Paris Smith (Pinnacle), Jose Duarte (BetCris), Dominik Beier (Interwetten), Lahcene Merzoug (ComeOn!), Jesper Svensson (Betsson), Carmelo Mazza (Betaland), Sergey Portnov (Parimatch) and Stan Reoutt (Fonbet) represent just a small selection of the industry CEOs taking to the stage at this year’s Betting on Sports conference. Organiser SBC Events has released the full agenda for the fourth edition of …

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Nathan Rothschild: GTG – Take your shot on Super Bowl LIII engagement

A year on from PASPA’s federal repeal, liberalising the US sports betting market. Nathan Rothschild, co-founder & partner at Genius Tech Group details that Super Bowl LIII presents the industry’s first test at proving its audience engagement credentials… _______________ The usual level of excitement generated at this time of year by the Super Bowl has been compounded within the gambling …

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DraftKings are hip to be square with Genius Tech Group for Super Bowl LIII

Seeking to enhance this Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl LIII viewing experience and audience participation, DraftKings has teamed up with sports data specialist Genius Tech Group (GTG) to deliver ‘the world’s largest-ever Squares game’. A ‘squares game’ is a familiar concept to American football fans, who play in groups/parties and with its playing format requiring no prior betting knowledge. Contestants pick …

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Post-PASPA Kambi navigates the changing regulatory landscape

Kambi

Last year, Kambi, together with its partner DraftKings, secured the first transactional waiver which enabled the operator to accept the “first legal online bet in a post-PASPA world”. Fast-forward six months, and Kambi Chief Legal Officer Chris Fox has shared his thoughts (see video above) on an “exciting time” in which the company has strengthened its processes and technology to …

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DraftKings launches first phase of its NJ online casino

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DraftKings has launched the first phase of its NJ online casino platform, after a blackjack game for Android users was incorporated into the firm’s existing sportsbook app for The Garden State. According to Online Poker Report, more games will follow as the iOS client becomes available for Apple devices in the near future, but the operator has “no apparent plans …

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Kambi ramps up ‘on-property’ East Coast profile

Stockholm-listed betting technology and systems supplier Kambi Group Plc has made its ‘US brick and mortar debut’ supporting partner DraftKings sportsbook launch at New Jersey’s Resorts Casino. Kambi which maintains the biggest digital platform supplier presence within the regulated state of New Jersey, details a crucial launch for its US growth strategy, supporting DraftKings ongoing sportsbook expansion. “This week, Kambi …

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DraftKings enhances New Jersey footprint

DraftKings has partnered with the Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel in New Jersey, for the launch of a premium sports betting experience at the venue. The operator has announced that the sports betting venue, which is set to open its doors in at the end of this month is nearing completion, pending approval from the Division of Gaming Enforcement. …

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New York judge rules against Daily Fantasy Sports

An Albany judge has thrown the future of Daily Fantasy Sports into potential turbulence, ruling that gambling prohibitions in the state were being breached by the daily contests offered by DFS operators. The ruling contradicts that of a previous judge, who in 2016 outlined his belief that DFS sites fell under the umbrella of permitted games of skill, highlighting that …

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