Tag Archives: DraftKings

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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Kambi leadership eyes ‘full US acceleration’ following record quarter delivery

Stockholm-listed betting platform and systems provider Kambi Group Plc, reports a ‘record-breaking performance combined with strong future prospects’, publishing its Q3 2018 trading update (period ending 30 September). Detailing growth across its core metrics and KPIs, whilst continuing to strengthen its commercial pipeline, Kambi records period group revenues of €20.5 million (Q3 2017: €15m), maintaining year-to-date revenue performance of €55 …

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iSport Genius steps up US expansion with DraftKings partnership

Marking its expansion into the US market, sports data platform provider iSport Genius has unveiled a new partnership with DraftKings. The deal will will help support DraftKings when it comes to deploying data insights across its sportsbook platform, with the data helping to educate customers on the teams and players in order to place a more informed bet. iSport Genius’ …

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Chris Murphy: Americas Outlook – New & Old worlds will collide in the development of US betting

Four months following the repeal of PASPA, intriguing partnerships have flourished as US and European gambling enterprises form strategic alliances seeking to crack world sports’ biggest market.  Chris Murphy Editor of SBC Americas details US betting’s early movers, and why they will likely collide against old influencers… ________________ Last time we reviewed the newly regulated American sports betting market I described …

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DraftKings ‘Flash Draft’ adds in-play dynamics for NFL season 2018/19

US fantasy sports operator DraftKings has detailed that it will bolster its DFS inventory adding aits new ‘Flash Draft’ component to its NFL Season 2018/19 games/tournaments. The game-play innovation, will allow DraftKings players to make line-up changes whilst NFL games are in-progress, adding an in-play dynamic to DFS tournaments. Updating players, DraftKings expects to launch ‘Flash Draft’ games mid-way through …

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DraftKings gets New Jersey check-up with Sir Charles Barkley

US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has launched its first sportsbook-centric advertising campaign ‘Dr.AftKings’ featuring NBA legend ‘Sir Charles’ Barkley. Promoting its New Jersey licensed sportsbook app, DraftKings introduces the character of ‘Dr.AftKings’ who diagnosis Sir Charles with a number of ‘sports-related disorders’. DraftKings new campaign has been co-developed by New York-based creative agency Deutsch and seeks to introduce the …

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Betting on Sports Week welcomes 250 expert speakers to Olympia London

Betting on Sports Week will present no fewer than 250 thought leaders, innovators and decision makers gathered from the sports betting, esports, casino, affiliates, media and sports sectors. The speakers will all play an integral role in making this year’s Betting on Sports conference the biggest and best on record, with the event taking place from 18-21 September at London’s …

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Kambi unites with DraftKings to create US sports betting history

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In a historic move, following the launch of the Kambi-powered DraftKings Sportsbook, New Jersey punters have for the first time, been able to place online wagers in the post-PASPA U.S. market. Yesterday’s ground-breaking launch comes after Kambi and DraftKings, along with DraftKings’ land-based licensing partner Resorts Casino, were approved for an online sports betting Transactional Waiver from the New Jersey Division of …

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DraftKings soft launches NJ mobile sportsbook product

Accelerating its US sports betting proposition, DraftKings has launched its New Jersey mobile app, bringing digital wagering to the Garden State. The fantasy sports operator has soft-launched its ‘DraftKings Sportsbook’ app, syndicated through its New Jersey licensing agreement with Resorts Casino () and developed in partnership with betting technology group Kambi Plc. The initial launch sees DraftKings operate an ‘invite …

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