British players to enjoy DraftKingsDraftKings is a fantasy sports operator that offers daily skill based betting in North America. The company has been given licensing privileges by the UK Gambling Commission to offer their services to residents of the United Kingdom. Players will be able to take part in single day online games that will offer cash as well as prizes for quality fantasy sports betting skills.
Individuals who enjoy college and professional sports will have the opportunity to wager on their favorite teams and players on a specific day. Players who take part will earn points based on how their picks perform. Top-ranked individuals who choose wisely will be able to earn prizes or cash.
Chief Executive Officer for DraftKings, Jason Robins, stated that the expansion into the UK marks a milestone moment in the growth of the company. DraftKings can now introduce the world-class product to new audiences who enjoy sports.
As the company enters the market, DraftKings plans on adding new games and sports for players to enjoy. Favorite teams and players will be offered so individuals can enjoy a well-rounded experience. DraftKings welcomes companies so that they can create new partnerships. This can include leagues, media outlets and teams based internationally.
The company now plans on opening an office in London and will expect to go live in the fourth quarter of 2015. DraftKings will move forward and launch additional bases in Latin America, Asia and Europe. The CIO of DraftKings, Jeffrey Haas, stated that the company is well-poised for explosive growth internationally and he is excited to lead in the efforts for expansion.
Hass commented that daily fantasy sports is growing outside of North America and the company has a great opportunity to engage sports fans from around the world in the activity. The company looks to continue to hold a leadership position in the daily fantasy sports industry.
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