Boston, Jan. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced the launch of DraftKings Sportsbook in Virginia. This is the 12th state to have the top rated mobile and online sports betting available. Virginia customers can now place bets on a range of professional and college sports markets using the American-made DraftKings digital sports betting app.

“Just in time for Super Bowl LV, we are excited to bring the DraftKings sports betting experience to Virginia with a wealth of fan betting options,” said Jason Robins, Co-Founder and CEO of DraftKings. “With our customer-first approach, we hope to be the sports betting of choice for Virginians who like to be involved.”

Before the Super Bowl LV, DraftKings is offering all customers the opportunity to give any team the opportunity to score a touchdown. In addition to Super Bowl LV, DraftKings Sportsbook’s cutting-edge mobile technology gives sports bettors in the Commonwealth of Virginia the ability to bet on more than 250 unique leagues, including popular professional sports: baseball, soccer, golf, hockey, boxing, soccer, tennis, and motor sports Basketball. College sports are also available, with the exception of in-state college teams and college prop betting. DraftKings Sportsbook technology protects consumer information and offers built-in measures for responsible gaming such as time and deposit limits.

A consumer research study by DraftKings found that Virginia sports fans were most likely to bet the NFL, followed by the NBA and college football. The same study found that the Washington Football Team and Dallas Cowboys are the two most popular NFL teams in Virginia, while the LA Lakers, Chicago Bulls, and Washington Wizards are the most popular NBA teams. Ahead of Sunday’s NFL Conference Championship games, DraftKings is offering all customers an additional double double money option by betting on any of the four teams that are playing to score a touchdown.

DraftKings’ sports betting and fantasy products are available here on iOS and Android.

About DraftKings

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and games company founded to fuel the competitive spirit of sports fans with products that span the everyday imagination, regulated gaming, and digital media. Headquartered in Boston, DraftKings was founded in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman. It is the only vertically integrated sports betting provider based in the United States. DraftKings is a multi-channel sports betting and gaming technology provider that offers sports and gaming entertainment for more than 50 operators in 17 countries. DraftKings’ Sportsbook operates mobile and / or retail betting in the United States under the regulations of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The daily fantasy sports product from DraftKings is available in 8 countries internationally with 15 different sports categories. DraftKings is the official daily fantasy partner of the NFL, MLB, NASCAR and the PGA TOUR as well as an authorized game operator of the NBA and MLB and an official betting provider of the PGA TOUR.

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