The Packers announced today they will team up with FanDuel, the leader in one-day fantasy sports. The agreement will prominently feature FanDuel inside Lambeau Field, on Packers.com and on a variety of other Packers media channels throughout the 2015 season.
With this partnership, fans will be introduced to the various Daily Fantasy Sports offerings that FanDuel provides. The Packers will kick off this partnership with FanDuel in conjunction with the NFL Draft, which begins April 30.
"The Packers are one of the most historic franchises in the NFL," said Nigel Eccles, FanDuel CEO. "As FanDuel continues to redefine sports entertainment we knew it was critical to partner with this organization to have a presence at Lambeau Field and the opportunity to create ultimate fan experiences for Packers fans everywhere."
The partnership between the Packers and FanDuel is a multi-year agreement.
FanDuel is the leading one-day fantasy sports company that is transforming the world of fantasy sports with an exciting new way to play. Since 2009 FanDuel has taken the one-day fantasy sports concept from launch to paying out over $10 million in prizes every week, and growing. New public and private leagues form daily and range in size from two to thousands of players. Buy-ins start at $1 and payouts happen after games end. Based in New York City with an office in Edinburgh, Scotland, FanDuel is venture backed and has raised $88 million in funding to date from investors including Shamrock Capital, NBC Sports Ventures, KKR, Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Piton Capital and Bullpen Capital. For more information, visit www.fanduel.com or download the iPhone or iPad app in the Appstore.