DRAFTKINGS ESTABLISHES COAST-TO-COAST PRESENCE WITH NEW SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE
San Francisco Space Marks Fifth DraftKings Office Location Nationally
BOSTON, MA (February 27, 2020) – Today, DraftKings announced the official opening of its new San Francisco office, furthering the company’s West Coast presence alongside its most recent opening in Las Vegas. Boasting 4,750 square-feet, the new space marks DraftKings’ third office opening since unveiling its Boston headquarters nearly one year ago. DraftKings has opened state-of-the-art offices in Hoboken, New Jersey, and Las Vegas, Nevada, in the last 10 months.
“Among the iconic sports teams and landmarks, San Francisco is an ideal combination of design, culture and technology,” said Matt Kalish, Co-Founder and President, DraftKings North America. “Our committed, in-house marketing team could not be more excited to channel the spirit of the Bay Area in establishing DraftKings as an influential fixture of the West Coast as we continue to provide sports fans with the ultimate in creative sports-entertainment content.”
Occupying the entire fourth floor on Sutter Street in downtown San Francisco, the brand-new office is decked out in DraftKings’ branding and floor-to-ceiling murals of some of the region’s most iconic views and athletes, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry. Made possible through DraftKings’ introductory collaboration with Knotel, a flexible workspace platform, the new space will house top talent with experience and expertise in the tech industry, as well as DraftKings’ marketing personnel.
Since October 2018, DraftKings has experienced immense internal growth. The company has seen a 40% increase in its company headcount and recently announced a 20,000-square-foot expansion of its Boston global headquarters and has taken additional space in the city to accommodate their rapidly growing Boston-based team. DraftKings continues to meet user demand through employee-base expansion as new states join the legal sports betting community.
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DraftKings is a U.S.-based digital sports entertainment and gaming company created to fuel the competitive spirits of sports fans with offerings that range across daily fantasy, regulated gaming, and digital media. Headquartered in Boston, and founded in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings’ daily fantasy product is available in 8 countries internationally with 15 distinct sport categories. Launched in 2018, DraftKings Sportsbook offers mobile and retail betting for major national and global sports, and currently operates pursuant to state regulations in Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. DraftKings is the Official Daily Fantasy Partner of the NFL and PGA Tour as well as an Authorized Gaming Operator of the MLB, NBA and XFL.
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