Boston, MA - October 2, 2017 – DraftKings, Inc., the sports-tech and media entertainment platform, is partnering with TuneIn, the world’s leading streaming audio network, to enhance the fantasy sports user experience. DraftKings will now be able to give customers direct play-by-play access to the sports, games and athletes that matter most to them in one place.
Beginning today, DraftKings’ customers will be able to access original, live and on-demand sports content through Draftkings.com and the DraftKings’ apps. Additionally, customers will have access to DraftKings’ own fantasy sports podcasts including, “The Edge” and “The Pat Mayo Experience.” This partnership offers TuneIn the exclusive opportunity to bring their livestreaming capabilities directly to the DraftKings customer.
“Our goal is to enhance the sports fan experience with a comprehensive product that enables you to do everything you want in one place,” said Jeremy Elbaum, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. “This partnership offers on-demand sports content that is available at any time, across any device and through the DraftKings apps and platform.”
TuneIn is exclusively offering DraftKings’ customers 20% off an annual subscription to TuneIn Premium. Customers can find and redeem this offer across any of DraftKings’ platforms for a limited time. DraftKings and TuneIn will continue to collaborate on relevant promotions as the partnership continues.
“With TuneIn as the leading global service in streaming premium play-by-play sports action, and DraftKings as the preeminent company in the fantasy sports industry, this partnership is a very natural integration,” said Tony Archibong, Vice President of Business Development at TuneIn. “We love DraftKings’ global reach and ambitions for fantasy sports expansion, and are dedicated to help continue serving our fans and theirs together across a range of new territories and within a variety of global sports.”
DraftKings is an innovative sports-tech and media entertainment platform changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams and athletes by bringing fans closer to the game. DraftKings, headquartered in Boston, MA, offers daily and weekly fantasy sports contests across ten professional sports in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Malta and Germany. Founded in 2012 by Matt Kalish, Paul Liberman and Jason Robins, DraftKings makes sports better and better sports fans by creating the ‘Game Inside the Game.’
Bringing together a wide collection of sports, music, news, podcasts, and audiobooks — including live, on-demand and original content — TuneIn lets people find what they love while helping them discover new things. TuneIn has grown to become one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with 75 million monthly active users. TuneIn has over 120,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations and more than 5.7 million on-demand programs stemming from every continent, and is available for free across 200 platforms and connected devices. TuneIn Premium subscribers can listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, over 90,000 audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations. With venture funding from Comcast Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Causeway, General Catalyst Partners, Icon Ventures, and Marker LLC, TuneIn is headquartered in San Francisco, California.