FanDuel President: CA Tribes Weren’t Always Anti-Online Sports Betting

November 17, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

During a company presentation Wednesday, FanDuel President Christian Genetski claimed the large California tribes who so vehemently fought against Prop 27 weren’t always so opposed to online sports betting in California. “I don’t want to go into too much detail about all the conversations we had along the way,” Genetski said. ” … Suffice it […]

Boyd Gaming Will Finalize Pala Interactive Acquisition in Coming Weeks

October 26, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Boyd Gaming will complete its $170 million acquisition of Pala Interactive in the coming weeks. That’s according to the gaming company’s third-quarter earnings report, which showed a $877.3 million revenue helped, in part, by the opening of Sky River Casino in Elk Grove, California, which it runs in partnership with the Wilton Rancheria. The Pala Band […]

DraftKings, FanDuel CEOs Doubt Prop 26 or Prop 27 Will Pass in California

October 12, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

The CEOs of DraftKings and FanDuel don’t believe California sports betting will be legalized in the November 2022 election. They said so Tuesday at the Global Gaming Expo, or G2E, in Las Vegas. “More than likely, this will pass in 2024,” DraftKings CEO Jason Robins said at the event, referring to getting another sports betting […]

Despite Grim Outlook, DraftKings, FanDuel Funding Prop 27 in October

October 6, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Private sports betting companies aren’t giving up on Prop 27 in California just yet, despite polling suggesting it has a slim-to-none chance of passing Nov. 8. According to the California Secretary of State’s database, FanDuel and DraftKings have continued funding the Prop 27 campaign into the month of October. On Oct. 1, DraftKings contributed $101,700 to Yes […]

FanDuel Donates $6 Million to Prop 27 Campaign to Start September

September 7, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

FanDuel is now the leading funder of the Prop 27 campaign in California. The sportsbook giant gave a $6 million contribution to the online sports betting initiative on Sept. 1. It added $5,000 in two other early-September contributions, too. That means FanDuel, which would launch FanDuel California if Prop 27 passes, has donated just north of $31 […]