DraftKings, Inc.,* *a leading daily fantasy sports destination, today announced wide-ranging sponsorships with the Vikigns and 11 other NFL teams that will further enhance their football offerings for the 2015-16 season.
"Offering the best user experience is always our number one goal at DraftKings and partnering with 12 football teams of this caliber ensures that we will have the best games and offerings for the DraftKings community," said DraftKings CEO Jason Robins. "The sky is the limit for our partner teams and their fans this NFL season, as we host the largest contest in daily fantasy sports (DFS) history in Week One, join forces with ESPN to seamlessly bridge daily and season-long fantasy football, collaborate with FOX Sports on unique TV integrations and open in-stadium lounges at three outstanding facilities."
Through the NFL team sponsorships, DraftKings is opening fantasy sports lounges that will give the company a permanent presence at three NFL stadiums. AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys; Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots; and Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs will feature DraftKings lounges that will open in time for the start of football season.
This announcement comes following the recent news of the DraftKings $15 Million Guaranteed Fantasy Football World Championship, which is the biggest fantasy contest of all time with a $5 million top prize to be featured on ESPN as fantasy football's first network-covered championship. Additionally, DraftKings will offer exclusive fantasy games and money-can't buy experiences to fans in the 12 NFL team sponsorship markets, as well as premium in-stadium branding and online extensions on each teams' digital platform.
The DraftKings app is now also available on the Google Play Store. For more information, go to www.draftkings.com.
DraftKings, Inc. is a leading skill-based Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) gaming destination for fans in North America to compete in single-day online games for cash and prizes across the largest variety of professional and collegiate sports. DraftKings is the exclusive DFS partner of Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, NASCAR and Ultimate Fighting Championship. Founded in 2012 by CEO Jason Robins, CRO Matt Kalish and COO Paul Liberman, DraftKings is headquartered in Boston, Mass.**