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US – DraftKings-Entain takeover talks breakdown

DraftKings and Entain have confirmed that following further analysis and discussions with the Entain board of directors, no firm takeover offer will be made for Entain. The news comes one week on from an extension to the takeover talks deadline. DraftKings previously cited the benefits of a possible combination for shareholders as expansion into regulated…

US – Foxwood, DraftKings and Mashantucket Pequot tribe launch online sports betting and iGaming in Connecticut

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods Resort Casino and DraftKings have launched online sports betting and online casino launched in Connecticut after successfully completing the required soft launch testing a week ago. The first wager accepted was $25 on the Los Angeles Dodgers at -180 to beat the Atlanta Braves in tonight’s National League Championship…

US – New DraftKings Sportsbook opens at New Hampshire restaurant

The New Hampshire Lottery, DraftKings and Filotimo Casino & Restaurant are teaming up again to expand retail sports betting in New Hampshire. Manchester-based Filotimo Casino & Restaurant, which houses DraftKings Sportsbook at Filotimo, opened a sister retail sports betting establishment in Dover under the same name located at 887 Central Avenue in Rollinsford. The Filotimo property is shared between the city…

US – MGM hints at BetMGM takeover if Draftkings buys Entain

MGM Resorts CEO Bill Hornbuckle has suggested it will go for a majority takeover of BetMGM, which it currently co-owns with Entain, if DraftKings completes its buy-out of Entain. DraftKings recently made a $22.4bn offer for Entain. MGM has previously said any deal ‘whereby Entain or its affiliates would own a competing business in the…

US – DraftKings announces development plans for new office location in Las Vegas

DraftKings has announced plans for a state-of-the art office location to be based out of Las Vegas, where the company expects to eventually have an expanded team of more than 1,000 employees. The company’s new 90,000-square-foot technology hub will occupy much of an entire building at UnCommons, Matter Real Estate Group’s 40-acre modern workplace and…

UK – DraftKings makes US$20bn bid for Entain

DraftKings has made a bid to acquire UK-listed Entain in a bid valued at US$20bn. Entain’s shares closed up 18 per cent following the DraftKings approach, as the move would give the DraftKings access to Ladbrokes and bwin online betting brands. This is the second time this year a rival has sought to acquire the business and…

US – BetMGM and DraftKings launch mobile sportsbooks in Arizona

DraftKings and BetMGM have launched their respective online sports books in Arizona, meaning sports fans aged 21 and over are now able to place wagers on a variety of betting markets across professional, collegiate and other sports leagues via the companies apps. The announcement comes following a successful launch of DraftKings’ daily fantasy product which…

US – DraftKings adds DraftKings Rocket to casino mix

DraftKings has launched its new and exclusive game DraftKings Rocket to the DraftKings Casino product suite, which is currently available in New Jersey with Michigan and West Virginia to follow pending regulatory approval. Built entirely in-house, DraftKings Rocket is the latest addition to the more than 30 games that have been developed by internal team…

US – DraftKings and BetMGM first to launch mobile sportsbooks in Wyoming

DraftKings and BetMGM have announced the launch of their mobile sportsbooks in Wyoming. The launches means that customers in Wyoming at least 18 years old can now wager on various markets across professional and collegiate sports using DraftKings’ and BetMGM’s mobile sportsbook apps. Per state regulations, Wyoming has joined Virginia as the second state this…