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DraftKings closes on $300M funding roundPublished in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 27 / 15
Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings has closed on a $300 million Series D round of venture funding, valuing the company at more than $1 billion and extending a historic wave of investment into the space. Fox Sports led the round, joined by MLB, the NHL, MLS, Madison Square Garden and Legends Ho...
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