The partnership gives FanDuel access to official XFL data, along with league and team marks and logos to create official daily fantasy football contests on FanDuel during the XFL’s 2020 regular season and post-season. FanDuel and the XFL will collaborate on custom content and special promotions for FanDuel’s fantasy customers, including social giveaways with unique XFL prizing.
Ahead of the kickoff to the 2020 XFL season on February 8, FanDuel Group will be hosting a special XFL kickoff show on “More Ways to Win” hosted by Lisa Kerney on TVG. To tune in, head to https://www.fanduel.com/stream. The league’s Opening Weekend features four games, starting with the Seattle Dragons at the DC Defenders at 2 p.m. EST on February 8. All XFL games will air nationally on ABC, ESPN, and FOX Sports.
“The XFL and FanDuel share the goal of creating compelling digital fan experiences and finding new ways to engage fans both at home and attending live sporting events,” said Kip Levin, President, FanDuel Group. “By teaming up directly with the XFL in the league’s inaugural season, we can work together to give our fantasy customers more ways to play, and XFL fans a new way to engage with the games.”
“Fantasy sports is an essential part of the football fan experience and we’re thrilled to be partnering with FanDuel, a leader in this space, to provide XFL fans additional ways to connect to our games,” said Jeffrey Pollack, President and COO of the XFL. “We’re looking forward to showcasing our new league and exciting brand of football to FanDuel’s customers.”
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