DraftKings clinches first daily fantasy sports licence in Iowa

25 October 2019

DraftKings has become the first operator to secure a daily fantasy sports (DFS) licence in Iowa and has revealed plans to launch in the state in the coming days.

The new licence, awarded by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC), will permit DraftKings to roll out online and mobile DFS contests in the state.

IRGC administrator Brian Ohorilko confirmed the news to iGamingBusiness and said the state regulator is also considering at least one other application a for DFS licence.

DraftKings looks set to go live in Iowa within the next few days, after it replied to a number of comments on its official customer service account on Twitter saying that it will enter the state “in the coming days”.

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