LONDON, 11 May 2016 – DraftKings, the world’s leading Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform, is expanding its payment options in the United Kingdom through a partnership with Paysafe, a leading global payment provider. DraftKings’ UK customers can now fund their accounts with debit and credit cards.
Through this agreement, Paysafe, a FTSE 250 company, will be the exclusive debit and credit card processor for DraftKings UK. Paysafe’s expertise in payment products and services will enable DraftKings UK to meet the evolving needs of the business and help make payments easier for its customers.
Jeffrey Haas, Chief International Officer of DraftKings said: “Working with Paysafe, a world leader in digital payments, is an important step for us in our business growth. They are assisting us in meeting our customer demands while reaching an ever-increasing number of players.”
Neil Erlick, Executive Vice President, Business Development at Paysafe added: “As a payments provider with considerable sector expertise across many rapidly-evolving industries, we are pleased to be enabling more ways in which DraftKings’ customers can pay to play. Helping the businesses we work with grow their payment options in existing and new markets is central to what we do.”
DraftKings, which has seen phenomenal year-over-year growth, now boasts more than 7 million registered players. More than 300,000 of them have played skill-based daily fantasy football games across a range of leading leagues, including: Premier League; UEFA Champions League; UEFA Europa League; Major League Soccer; and Liga MX.