Tag Archives: DraftKings
- DraftKings to test the Irish market
October 9, 2017
Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings will test the unpredictable Irish market as it seeks to find fresh revenues beyond the U.S. border. In a statement, DraftKings said they chose Ireland to be the next European country to experience their brand of daily fantasy sports due to the country’s fervent sports...
- DraftKings, FanDuel pay $2.6m to get Massachusetts off their backs
September 8, 2017
Daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to pay $2.6m to resolve allegations of consumer-unfriendly practices in the state of Massachusetts. On Thursday – just hours before the kickoff of a new National Football League season – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that the state had reached...
- We’re back: FanDuel, DraftKings re-enter Delaware market
August 24, 2017
Daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel are back in the state of Delaware – just in time for the Sept. 7 NFL season kickoff. The Boston-based DraftKings and New York-based FanDuel are heading back to Delaware this Friday after House Bill 249 takes effect. Gov. John Carney’s signed enabling...
- Fantasy sports giant DraftKings eyes Ireland launch
August 18, 2017
US-based daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings is once again setting its sights across the Atlantic Ocean after state regulators thumbed down its merger with DFS rival FanDuel. Fora reported that the leading American fantasy sports operator is looking to bring its gaming service to Ireland before the year ends. The...
- Commission urges Massachusetts to hold off online poker, casino legalization … for now
July 25, 2017
Massachusetts should legalize daily fantasy sports but hold off on legalizing online poker and casino gambling, according to the recommendations of a special commission. On Tuesday, State House New Service reported that the Special Commission on Online Gaming, Fantasy Sports Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports had submitted a draft report...
- DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy sports merger officially toast
July 13, 2017
The proposed merger of daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel was officially pronounced dead on Thursday by the CEOs of both companies. Early Thursday afternoon, FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles issued a statement saying he believed it was “in the best interest of our shareholders, customers, employees and partners to...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017