DraftKings Partners with Detroit PistonsDecember 21, 2020 Todd Winkler
DraftKings and Detroit Pistons today announced a new agreement under which the sports entertainment and technology company will become the exclusive official partner for daily fantasy sports, as well as the official partner of the NBA in iGaming and sports betting. In addition to access to Piston brands and logos, the deal also includes LED signage at the venue with the DraftKings branding and branding of the basketball platform. The deal involves DraftKings preparing to launch mobile online sports betting and gambling in Michigan, pending the necessary licenses and regulatory approvals.
Ezra Kuharz who is a Commercial Director at DraftKings says: “As the first activation of a team of professionals in Michigan, we are thrilled to partner with Detroit Pistons ahead of our next launch. This agreement deepens our relationship with a renowned local team to provide an even more immersive experience for fans who are familiar with regulated gaming in Michigan and newcomers to space.”
Detroit Piston fans also have the chance to fight for different types of awards. As part of the VIP package, singles will have the opportunity to sign an honorary contract with the Pistons to participate in indoor target shooting at the stadium, visit the official dressing rooms and sit on the field in the home match of the season. The Detroit piston is regular.
Mike Zavodsky is the commercial director of Detroit Pistons. He said: “We appreciate the approach to collaboration and partnership that DraftKings offers.” Detroit Pistons look forward to using our forum to help DraftKings enhance their existence and engagement with Detroit Pistons fans and the Metro Detroit communities.
More about Detroit Pistons
The Detroit Pistons opened in 1957. Since its inception, the Detroit Pistons have grown into one of the oldest franchises in the NBA. Over 2,300 regular season and a playoff win. The club played five NBA Finals (2005, 2004, 1990, 1989, and 1988), three NBA Championships (2004, 1990, and 1989), and eleven Eastern Conference Finals. In 2019, the club started the new Henry Ford DP Performance Center in the New Center area. It is a campus that serves as the organization’s learning center and headquarters. Since its 2011 purchase by Michigan-based Tom Gores, the organization has focused on serving the community while fostering an industry-leading culture of innovation and thinking.
More about DraftKings
DraftKings Inc is a digital sports and entertainment games company. It is designed to reward the competitive spirit of sports fans with products that include digital media, regulated games, and everyday fantasy. It was developed by Matt Kalish, Paul Lieberman, and Jason Robins in 2012.
The main office is located in Boston. It is the only vertically integrated sports gambling provider in the United States. DraftKings is a multi-channel sports betting and gaming technology provider. Support sports and gaming entertainment for more than 50 operators in more than 15 markets in the United States and other countries, including Oregon and Arkansas at DraftKings Sportsbook USA.
It offers mobile and retail betting on major American and international sports in the United States and operates in the United States according to regulations in New York, Colorado, Iowa, Mississippi, New Jersey, Indiana, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Hampshire, and Tennessee. Daily Fantasy Sports DraftKings is available in 8 countries around the world in 15 different sports categories. DraftKings is the official partner of the Daily Fantasy PGA TOUR, NFL (National Football League), and MLB.