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Fox Corporation files lawsuit over FanDuel Group valuation dispute

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American media conglomerate Fox Corporation has reportedly filed a lawsuit against British iGaming behemoth Flutter Entertainment concerning its upcoming option on a 18.6% stake in prominent online sportsbook operator FanDuel Group. According to a Tuesday report from American broadcaster CNBC, London-listed Flutter Entertainment spent approximately $4.2 billion in December so as to purchase a ...

FanDuel Group partners with Gamban in responsible gaming commitment

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U.S. sports betting company FanDuel Group has partnered with safer gambling software specialist Gamban as a “next phase” in its comprehensive responsible gaming initiatives. Upon regulatory approval in the United States, the new alliance will see the UK company‘s blocking software made available free-of-charge to customers who decide to self-exclude from the operator’s real money gaming ...

FanDuel Group agrees exclusive content deal with Kenny “The Jet” Smith

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FanDuel Group has enhanced its roster of exclusive sports betting talent after partnering with two-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion and Emmy Award-winning sports analyst Kenny “The Jet” Smith. The exclusive content deal, making the New York City-based company the exclusive sports betting and daily fantasy provider for the 56-year-old Queens, NY native, will ...

Flutter Entertainment increasing its interest in FanDuel Group

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British and Irish gambling behemoth Flutter Entertainment has reportedly agreed a deal worth about $4.2 billion that is to see it acquire a further 37.2% stake in American online sportsbook operator FanDuel Group. According to a Thursday report from the Financial Times newspaper, the London-listed firm already held a 61% stake in FanDuel Group ...

FanDuel Group investing big in Illinois horseracing

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American online sportsbook operator FanDuel Group has announced the signing of a multi-million-dollar deal that is to see southwestern Illinois’ Fairmount Park Racetrack rebranded as the new-look FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing. The New York-headquartered firm used an official press release to declare that the agreement with track owner William Stiritz and Associates is ...

New FanDuel retail sportsbook to open at Bally’s Atlantic City via Twin River partnership

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Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino will soon be home to a FanDuel Sportsbook according to a joint announcement from Rhode Island-based gaming company Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:TRWH), new owner of the Boardwalk property, and the online sports betting company. According to an official press release from FanDuel, the deal is contingent ...

Turner Sports signs new multi-year partnership deals with DraftKings and FanDuel

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Boston-based daily fantasy sports contest and sports betting operator DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) and NYC-headquartered sports betting company FanDuel have both entered into partnerships with Turner Sports, a division of AT&T Inc.’s WarnerMedia. Under the terms of the multi-year agreements, DraftKings will serve as the exclusive sportsbook and daily fantasy sports provider on select Turner Sports ...