Congratulations to Jen Aguiar as she won Chief Compliance Officer of the Year at the Global Regulatory Awards (GRAs) 2021, beating out several top executives in the industry to take home the award. Jen transitioned to the Chief Compliance Officer role earlier this year which was a huge win for women in sports and the gaming industry. Her proven leadership in her time in the role has been impactful not only across DraftKings, but the industry as a whole. Congratulations to Jen on the award and to everyone at DraftKings that helps make our global compliance and responsible gaming practices some of the best in the industry.
Gisele Bündchen Joins DraftKings as Special Advisor to the CEO and Board for ESG Initiatives.
Today #DraftKings was named an Official Sports Betting Partner of the National Football League (NFL), expanding on its current relationship as the league's Official Exclusive Daily Fantasy Partner. The deal includes content integration and official league data.
DraftKings Acquires BlueRibbon, Tel Aviv-Based Leading Global Jackpot, and Gamification Company.
Today, DraftKings Inc. announced that it has acquired Vegas Sports Information Network, Inc. (VSiN, The Sports Betting Network), a multi-platform broadcast and content company delivering trusted sports betting news, analysis, and data to U.S. sports bettors since 2017. The acquisition will enable DraftKings, which is live with mobile and/or retail sports betting in 14 states, to further build out its content capabilities and will augment VSiN’s ability to broaden their audience alongside the expansion of legal sports betting in the U.S.
DraftKings and WWE Enter Historic New Deal
In honor of International Women’s Day, DraftKings is undertaking a variety of internal and external efforts to support women entrepreneurs and small business owners. In addition to the company-wide holiday, DraftKings will donate up to $350,000 to several U.S. and global nonprofit organizations focused on empowering and aiding women entrepreneurs and women-founded small businesses, including donations to the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE), Ladies Who Launch, and Bulgarian Fund for Women. With a tie in to the company’s free Women’s History Month Sports Popularity Pool, which highlights the greatest athletes and moments in women’s sports, DraftKings has committed an initial donation of $150,000, but for every 25,000 entries into the pool, DraftKings will increase its donation total by $10,000, up to a combined total of $350,000.
Today, we announced a historic deal as UFC’s first-ever Official Sportsbook and Daily Fantasy Partner, also designating DraftKings as the presenting partner for the league’s new, state-of-the-art Fight Clock.
DISH and DraftKings Introduce First-of-Its-Kind App Integration.
Ever wonder who sets the odds for our Sportsbook product? Our Sports Traders do! DraftKings' trading teams in Las Vegas, Plovdiv, and London use probability and statistics to calculate risk and ultimately the ever-changing odds for a given event. Enjoy math and numbers? We’re currently hiring Sports Traders at DraftKings! If you are interested: For Las Vegas: https://bit.ly/3q0Xh9s For Plovdiv and London: https://bit.ly/3pVFBfC