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FanDuel Group and Minute Media Team Up to Launch The Duel, a Fan-Fueled Content Platform for Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting


Today, FanDuel Group, innovative sports-tech entertainment company, and
global publishing platform, Minute
, announced the launch of The Duel (,
a fan-generated digital platform focused on fantasy sports and sports
betting news and information. This strategic partnership brings together
authentic, fan-fueled editorial content alongside expert-led video and
audio programming for the growing segment of fantasy sports and betting

"FanDuel is founded on the idea of bringing fans closer to the sports
they love, and now, together with Minute Media, we're letting fans into
the press box," said Matt King, CEO, FanDuel Group. "We want to give
fans a designated platform for all sports and fantasy content, and The
Duel is part of our broader efforts to do so."

Powered by Minute Media's fan-fueled content technologies, The Duel will
be a hub for the most popular fantasy sports, betting, and sports
entertainment content across NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAAF, NCAAB, and PGA. The
platform will also feature expert audio and video content from popular
FanDuel personalities including JJ Zachariason, Jim Sannes, and Brandon
Gdula. Whether fans are doing research for their fantasy lineups or
looking for trending sports news, The Duel will feature something for

"With the recent changes to the US sports betting market, there is no
better time to be making this strategic move," said Rich Routman,
President, Minute Media. "The fantasy and sports betting industries have
been on the rise for quite some time, and the opportunity to shake
things up by leveraging authentic fan voices, is an opportunity that
Minute Media and FanDuel are collectively excited about."

The Duel taps into Minute Media's platform that allows fans to create,
publish, share, and distribute thousands of pieces of content daily. The
platform will also have a dedicated section for sports betting odds,
powered by Oddshark.

To learn more about how to contribute to The Duel, head to

About FanDuel Group

FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is
changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and
leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel
Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports
betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media,
including FanDuel, Betfair US, DRAFT, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a
presence across 45 states and 8 million customers. The company is based
in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, and
Scotland. FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Paddy Power Betfair plc, a
leading international sports betting and gaming operator and a
constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

About Minute Media

is a leading sports media and technology company, powered by
authentic and socially driven content created by the fans, for the fans.
Minute Media's products enable fans to create, publish, share, and
distribute sports content around the world. This unique approach to
covering sports fuses topical sports stories with everyday pop culture,
creating a fresh new voice in the world of sports media. Minute Media's
family of sports destinations includes 90min,
The company is backed by leading venture capital firms and strategic
investors including Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital, Gemini Ventures,
North Base Media, ProSieben, Qumra Capital, Goldman Sachs, La Maison,
Vintage Investments, and Remagine Ventures.

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