DraftKings to launch sports betting in West Virginia
Dec. 18, 2018 2:42 PM ETDraftKings Inc. (DKNG)By: Clark Schultz, SA News Editor
- DraftKings (DRAFT) announces that it struck a licensing agreement with an affiliate of Penn National Gaming to cover sports betting.
- Penn operates the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia in the state.
- The DraftKings Sportsbook at the site will offer a superior and engaging online sports betting experience that includes live, in-game betting, the opportunity to wager on major and niche international and U.S. sports, as well as new features such as Sportsbook Pools for NFL, NBA and NHL.
- DraftKings says 90% of bettors return after trying the DraftKings Sportsbook platform for the first time.
- Source: Press Release