Tag Archives: Jeffrey Haas

DraftKings opens Dublin hub seeking closer wagering controls

Leading US daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has moved to expand its operational capacity, opening a Dublin-based hub that will house a reported 30 software engineers. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Travis Dunn confirmed to the Irish Times that the Dublin Office would support DraftKings wagering expansion, working closer with its European vendors and helping the US outfit recruit top …

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DraftKings expands Fantasy Football to Ireland and Austria

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DraftKings, the world’s largest Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform, has announced plans to expand into Ireland and Austria. The Boston-based provider will offer several football leagues to Irish and Austrian players, including the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Spanish La Liga, as well as golf (PGA and European Tour), mixed martial arts, Esports, Canadian Football League, EuroLeague Basketball …

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Double C Foundation bolsters CasinoCoin advisory board

New industry body The Double C Foundation, which seeks to develop sector stakeholders’ crypto currency dynamics and knowledge, has confirmed the appointment of its first set of executives for its newly-established advisory board. This September, Double C Foundation announced the relaunch of CasinoCoin (CSC), an open source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency designed specifically for the regulated online gambling industry. Seeking to bring …

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DraftKings nets Official Fantasy Partner status of EuroLeague Basketball

Euroleague Basketball announced a new partnership this week which saw DraftKings become the Official Fantasy Partner for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. DraftKings will bring its expertise on board in order to help the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge undergo a makeover and offer fans several new fantasy games and opportunities in both the EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup. DraftKings is of course well versed as a …

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Willkommen DFS…DraftKings launches in Germany

Continuing its planned European market expansion, US daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has launched its services in Germany. The DFS operator enters the German sports market, through its recently secured Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘Controlled Skill Games Licence’ which was granted to DraftKings operations this March. Having officially launched its DFS services within the UK betting market in H1 …

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Long live the DraftKings of Europe

DraftKings recently became one of the first DFS operators to secure a Maltese Controlled Skill Gaming licence.  It didn’t take long for the company to reveal its European plans for 2017 either with a German launch planned for Q1. The operator entered the UK space around a year ago and the mega merger with FanDuel is expected to be fully …

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DraftKings adds TransferKings and the CFL to its roster

Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings has added another string to its bow in the form of TransferKings. This is a part of DraftKing’s UK expansion plans and this will now enable TransferKings UK players to access real money DFS contests. It was previously solely a free to play option. DraftKings Chief International Officer Jeffrey Haas said of the acquisition: “We …

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DraftKings expands banking options in the UK

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 …

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Variety is the spice of life – DraftKings adds new leagues

Daily fantasy sports platform DraftKings has announced the introduction of two new football leagues, extending its global product offering to the UEFA Europa League and Liga Mexicana. DraftKings launched its UEFA Europa League football contests to coincide with partner club Liverpool FC’s fixture against Manchester United last night. In addition to the Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Major League Soccer …

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NMi partners with DraftKings to ensure technical standards compliance

Gaming and IT specialised testing laboratory NMi has today announced that a partnership has been agreed with DFS operator DraftKings. The agreement will see NMi carry out the operator’s compliance testing in the UK. NMi, which has over 40 years experience in testing and auditing, will be testing and certifying the full range of DraftKings fantasy sports contests on desktop and mobile platforms …

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