DraftKings secures UK compliance deal with NMi

2 March 2016

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has entered into a partnership with compliance specialist NMi.

Under the deal, NMi will carry out compliance testing of the DraftKings platform in the UK.

NMi will test and certify the full range of DraftKings fantasy sports contests on desktop and mobile platform to ensure compliance with technical standards set by the UK Gambling Commission regulatory body.

“We are committed to providing competitive and entertaining contests for players while ensuring full compliance with regulatory requirements in every jurisdiction we work within,” DraftKings chief international officer Jeffrey Haas said.

“Partnering with NMi affirms this commitment and we are proud to work with such an experienced and trusted entity.”

Julian Borg-Barthet, business development manager for the NMi Gaming division added: “We have had quite a bit of experience with fantasy products across Europe already, so when DraftKings approached us for the UK, NMi were in a great position to support them.

“Daily fantasy sports as a new category have phenomenal potential here, and having DraftKings as one of our clients is a proud moment for us at NMi.”

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