DraftKings extends Stats Perform deal. DraftKings Inc. extends its deal with US-based sports data firm Stats Perform. The deal enables DraftKings access to Stats Perform’s sports data feeds for use in its daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests and DK Live, the company’s play-by-play fantasy app.
The partnership sees DraftKings incorporating Stats Perform data from a multitude of professional sports leagues. This includes the NBA, MLB, NHL, WNBA, FIBA, CFL, college football, men’s college basketball and most top soccer leagues worldwide.
“We are proud to continue our partnership with DraftKings to create a fun and exciting DFS experience for sports fans worldwide. Using Stats Perform data, DraftKings has sparked innovation and dramatic growth within the fields of predictive sports analytics and digital entertainment. As interest in DFS continues to grow, we look forward to our continued work with DraftKings to power a new wave of AI-powered sports statistics that drive new insights and opportunities for the DFS experience,” Steve Xeller, Chief Revenue Officer of Stats Perform, said.
“DraftKings has become a premier destination for skin-in-the-game sports fans. Our growing list of DFS games are extremely popular and require fast and accurate data for fans who are following along to games in real-time. Through our longstanding partnership with Stats Perform, we have developed an important layer of trust between our customers and the sports data they interact with. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Stats Perform as we expand our offerings in the U.S and abroad,” Ezra Kucharz, Chief Business Officer of DraftKings, said.
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