DraftKings Sportsbook is available in Virginia through the DraftKings Sportsbook app and DraftKings Sportsbook website and offers dozens of American and international sports for users to bet on. There are also many different bet types that are unique to DraftKings such as live, in-game betting, Sportsbook. FILE – In this May 2, 2019, file photo, the DraftKings logo is displayed at the sports betting company headquarters in Boston. DraftKings shares jumped 4% in morning trading, Wednesday, Sept. DraftKings launched DraftKings Sportsbook in Virginia, which will allow customers in the state to place bets on several markets across professional and collegiate sports using the app.
New Capabilities Further Fan Experience to Watch Live Games and Place Real-Time Bets Within Leading Sportsbook App
Betchain. BOSTON — Today, DraftKings Sportsbook has announced it will offer live-streamed sports games within its award-winning mobile app. In collaboration with Sportradar, the global provider of sports data and content, DraftKings Sportsbook will provide customers with a seamless entertainment experience in one convenient location.
Pursuant to state regulations, DraftKings Sportsbook customers who are logged in to their active accounts and have a wallet balance above $0.00 will have the ability to live stream games directly within the mobile app. At launch, DraftKings Sportsbook geolocated customers will be able to live stream a number of sports, including the Korea Baseball Organization and Bundesliga Soccer (Division 1) across all jurisdictions except Iowa. With over 100 different leagues in total on the DraftKings platform and as additional sports leagues return to resume play, DraftKings Sportsbook will explore potential expansion opportunities of the live-stream functionality.
“With a focus on innovation, we are excited to further enhance our product offerings to include a convenient, state-of-the-art experience through live entertainment,” said Ezra Kucharz, chief business officer at DraftKings. “At this difficult time for sports fans across the nation, we have extended our partnership with Sportradar to bring customers the best in-app experience from the safety and comfort of their homes, and closer to the games and players they love.”
Live streaming by legal sports betting operators has become increasingly popular in Europe and around the world.
“We are delighted to expand our partnership with DraftKings to include live streaming in their mobile app,” said Neale Deeley, Vice President of US Sales and Gaming, Sportradar. “We share DraftKings’ vision to deliver the best possible betting entertainment experience to US bettors, and we look forward to continuing to innovate together.”
DraftKings’ sportsbook and daily fantasy products are available for download via iOS and Android here.
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, 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 as well as an authorized gaming operator of the MLB and NBA.
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With online sports betting becoming legal in many states, big brands are working toward expanding across the US. Among these include DraftKings Sportsbook.
This site is also widely known for its daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests.
DraftKings recently merged with SBTech in a landmark deal that makes the new company the only US-based vertically integrated sports betting and online gaming company
DraftKings currently offers sports betting in NJ, PA, WV, IN, IL, NH, IA, CO, TN, VA and MI. In most cases, it has partnered with a local venue, opening the DraftKings-branded live sportsbook and app.
VA is expected to be the next states to join the DraftKings stable, with more sure to follow as online sports betting continues to be approved and regulated by more and more states.
When you sign up to DraftKings through our site, you automatically qualify for two bonuses worth up to $1,050. There’s an up to $50 free bet offer tied to your first deposit. That’s in addition to a 20% matched deposit bonus worth up to $1,000 on that deposit.
This guide to DraftKings Sportsbook provides a primer on how the app and website work, and shares info on bonuses and banking.