Tag Archives: FanDuel

Amaya Gaming eyes fantasy sports entry in 2015

During yesterday’s 2014 earnings call Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov indicated that the company was exploring entry into the burgeoning US fantasy sports market. Baazov indicated that Amaya views a great cross over fit between Poker and daily fantasy sports consumers. Baazov stated that the company would look to launch fantasy sports operations by the second half of 2015, targeting …

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Disney eyes fantasy sports venture with DraftKings

The New York Business Journal reports that US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has opened discussions with Walt Disney Co, with regards to a potential venture investment that could see the Seattle based start-up valued at $1 billion. At present the US sports market is seeing a tug of war being fought between heavily backed fantasy sports operators DraftKings and …

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Fanduel generates $37 million in Q4 2014 revenues

Fantasy sports operator FanDuel announced a record breaking $37 million in revenues for its final quarter 2014 performance (up 13% on Q4 2013 -$29.6 million). The Edinburgh founded company which offers daily fantasy sports prizes has witnessed increased player numbers and player activity, as the Fanduel created high coverage partnership with US sports franchises and released a mobile game apps. …

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Scott Longley – Regulus Partners – Hype Times

Scott Longley, Editorial Director of Regulus Partners, looks at Amaya Gaming’s acquisition of Rational Group, as igaming’s new giant looks to enter the US and awaken a thus far lacklustre market. Does a leveraged Amaya Gaming justify its hype?  Hyperbole and online gambling are inextricably linked. From the very first inception of the form, online gaming has surfed a wave of …

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FanDuel Partners with the Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA team The Cleveland Cavaliers have entered into a new partnership with New York based US fantasy sports operator FanDuel Inc, one of the market leaders in US fantasy sports entertainment The new partnership comprises an integrated marketing agreement which will include FanDuel promotional player campaigns, including in-arena signage and an online presence, to create a heightened awareness of FanDuel …

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