DraftKings Donates $340,000 to Advance Racial and Social Justice Efforts in America
BOSTON, August 30, 2020 -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) will be donating $340,000, all the company’s revenue from Friday’s WNBA and Saturday’s NBA DFS contests, to the following organizations who work tirelessly to improve racial and social justice in America:
Our customers are at the core of everything we do, and we are proud to use our platform to collectively give back to our communities. Whether it is for our Tech for Heroes Program training veterans and military spouses, Pink’Em Campaign for breast cancer support, “DK Rally” initiative for COVID-19 relief, or supporting natural disaster response efforts, the DraftKings community consistently shows their commitment to doing good. In the last few years, DraftKings and our community have donated over $2 million to these efforts and others, and for that, we say thank you to our customers and partners for your loyalty, trust and commitment to giving back.
DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company created to fuel the competitive spirits of sports fans with products that range across daily fantasy, regulated gaming and digital media. Headquartered in Boston, and launched in 2012 by Jason Robins, Matt Kalish and Paul Liberman, DraftKings is the only U.S.-based vertically integrated sports betting operator. DraftKings is a multi-channel provider of sports betting and gaming technologies, powering sports and gaming entertainment for 50+ operators across more than 15 regulated U.S. and global markets, including Arkansas and Oregon in the U.S. DraftKings’ Sportsbook offers mobile and retail betting for major U.S. and international sports and operates in the United States pursuant to regulations in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. DraftKings’ daily fantasy sports product is available in 8 countries internationally with 15 distinct sports categories. DraftKings is the official daily fantasy partner of the NFL, MLB and the PGA TOUR as well as an authorized gaming operator of the NBA and MLB and an official betting operator of the PGA TOUR.