DraftKings

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Chris Halpin, National Football League chief strategy and growth officer. Eric and Chris also discuss the dramatic rise and fall of the proposed European Super League, Vivid Seats’ plan to go public in a merger with a special purpose acquisition company led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly, and a $80m (€66.1m) round of funding for digital sports media entity Overtime.
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DraftKings expands upon prior Dish Network agreement, grows content push

The Professional Fighters League has secured a double commercial boost by striking a sportsbook partnership with leading US gaming operator DraftKings and a content agreement with social media platform…

Caesars, DraftKings, FanDuel designated official sports betting partners

The PGA Tour and leading US gaming operator DraftKings have announced plans to open and operate a premium retail sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale as part of an expanded partnership.

Leading US gaming company DraftKings has appointed Brian Angiolet, the former senior vice president and chief business officer at Verizon, as the company’s inaugural chief media officer.

Latest acquisition comes just days after company's buy of VSiN

In this week's episode of the SportBusiness Finance Weekly podcast, co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Mike Dee, president of sports for Pennsylvania-based multiplatform audio company Audacy, which recently rebranded from its prior identity of Entercom. Eric and Chris also discuss Endeavor's revived efforts to go public, a major fundraising round for the developer of NBA Top Shot, and DraftKings' acquisition of the Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN).
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Investors in Skipper-led entity include DraftKings, DAZN, Wasserman

Gaming company significantly expands its content ambitions

Agreement arrives in advance of WrestleMania 37 next month

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has secured a wide-ranging partnership with DraftKings, which has been designated the mixed martial arts promotion's first-ever official sportsbook and daily fantasy…

US satellite TV provider Dish Network and prominent gaming operator DraftKings have announced a strategic agreement which will enable viewers to place bets with DraftKings directly from their television s…

Company raises its 2021 projections as American betting market matures

Baseball Hall of Famer joins basketball icon Michael Jordan in advisory role

The National Basketball Association's Charlotte Hornets have struck a multiyear deal with DraftKings, which has been designated the team's official daily fantasy sports partner.

New York, America's fourth most populous state and home to its largest media market, is on the cusp of legalizing online sports betting. But there remains significant political disagreement about the operating model in which it would happen. US Editor Eric Fisher explores the potential and pitfalls of opening up the Empire State to mobile sportsbooks.
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