Pink ‘Em Program Established in 2019 Has Donated Over $330,000 to Fund Breast Cancer Research Through Free-to-Play Pools
BOSTON, September 30, 2022, /3BL Media/ - DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that this October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the company will host its fourth annual Pink ‘Em charity initiative in collaboration with The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation with a goal of donating $100,000 for breast cancer research and support for those impacted.
September 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The largest online gaming operators in the country have come together to agree to the first industry-led responsible gaming standards. The 12-point pledge is a commitment to principles of responsible online gaming and are recommended as the principles for an industry benchmark.
The announcement coincides with this month’s designation as Responsible Gaming Education Month by the American Gaming Association.
The collaboration includes Bally’s Corporation, BetMGM, DraftKings, Entain, FanDuel, and MGM Resorts International.
BOSTON, September 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (“DraftKings” or the “Company”) today announced its newest responsible gaming initiative – the Practice Safe Bets advertising campaign – as the Company marks the American Gaming Association’s inaugural Responsible Gaming Education Month this September.
Council Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Annual Conference and Awards Program; Honors DraftKings’ Chrissy Thurmond and Julie Hynes for Individual Achievements
On July 22, 2022, DraftKings was recognized by the National Council on Problem Gambling with three awards: the Corporate Social Responsibility program award, the Don Feeney Award for Responsible Gambling Excellence to Chrissy Thurmond, Senior Director, Responsible Gaming, and the Don Huley Award for Advocacy to Julie Hynes, Senior Manager, Responsible Gaming.
At DraftKings, we’re committed to creating inclusive and responsible pathways for people to build, create, imagine, and innovate. DraftKings S.E.R.V.E.S. is our program dedicated to facilitating meaningful relationships between our employees and customers and the communities and causes they feel passionate about in order to create a better world.
Written by Julie Hynes, Senior Responsible Gaming Manager at DraftKings
As Americans coast to coast celebrated July 4, our country’s independence, and those who serve to protect our freedoms, top of mind for me is how to better understand U.S. veterans’ gaming-related activities as distinct from other populations. Through recent research, we are exploring the ways in which gaming operators, as well as the academic and research communities, can better serve this population.
BOSTON & UNITED KINGDOM, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) and BetBlocker, a leading responsible gaming and safer play not-for-profit charity, today announced their collaboration to advance awareness of, and access to, BetBlocker’s acclaimed software. In a first for the gaming industry globally, consumers using BetBlocker are able to set restrictions on their gaming activities across all of their devices at no cost to them, and these restrictions will apply across thousands of gaming sites, whether regulated or not, anywhere in the world.
For every entry into the contest, DraftKings will donate $1 to the organization
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In celebration of Pride Month, DraftKings and Out In Tech joined forces in creating a custom Pride Month free-to-play pool where contestants can engage with & recognize LGBTQ+ activists, athletes and moments in time. For every entry into the free-to-play pool, DraftKings will be donating $1 to Out in Tech.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn., May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling is pleased to announce that it has received grants from DraftKings, FanDuel, and PlaySugarHouse to help fund its responsible gambling programs.
“Responsible gambling initiatives are vital to helping protect people who choose to play. We appreciate the support of DraftKings, FanDuel, and PlaySugarHouse in funding these important programs” – Diana Goode, Executive Director, CCPG.