DraftKings locks relationship with Madison Square Gardens
NEW YORK- Draftkings and entertaining Arena Madison Square Garden are partnering up. The daily fantasy sports site Draftkings, which is one of the two big US Fantasy Sports sites will get exposure at MSG for all Knicks, Rangers and Liberty games and also the NBDL’s Westchester Knicks.
“DraftKings is a leader in daily fantasy sports and has been at the forefront of offering fans new ways to connect with their favorite teams and players on a nightly basis,” said Ron Skotarczak, executive vice president, marketing partnerships, The Madison Square Garden Company. “We are thrilled to welcome them to our industry-leading group of MSG Signature Partners and as the new marquee partner of the Liberty. We look forward to providing them with a platform that connects the fantasy sports destination with our teams' loyal and passionate fan bases.”
Draftkings keeps up the speed after the $250 investment from Disney. Madison Square Garden seems also be happy about the new partner.
“The Madison Square Garden Company's outstanding lineup of world-renowned teams and properties makes this an ideal partnership for us,” said Jason Robins, chief executive officer and co-founder of DraftKings. “We couldn't be more excited to have a brand-new DraftKings Fantasy Lounge at the world's most famous arena, where we will continue to provide our DraftKings community with the best of the best in innovative and exclusive experiences for years to come.”
This partnership seems to make a lot of sense. Draftkings certainly has to keep up the pace if they want to win the battle Fanduel Vs Draftkings. The two daily fantasy sports sites seem to have an never ending race for number one.