The American provider of fantasy sports competitions and sports betting DraftKings, expanded its deal that began in 2012 with the data provider.
The agreement established the use of live data provided by Statistics Perform for the major leagues in the United States.
This includes the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Hockey League (NHL). Also men’s college basketball, college football, and “most of the best soccer leagues.”
According to Stats Perform, the competitions offered to DraftKings periodically to the provider expand the offer of daily fantasy sports competitions to more sports and leagues.
DraftKings Business Director Ezra Kucharz discussed the details of the deal:
“DraftKings has become a top destination for sports fans. Our growing list of DFS games is extremely popular and requires fast and accurate data for fans who follow games in real time.”
He added that:
“Through our association of long data with statistics, we have developed a significant capacity for trust between our customers and the sports data with which they interact.”
He also said they look forward to continuing to expand this association with Perform statistics “as we expand our offerings in the United States and abroad.”
For his part, Stats Perform Revenue Director Steve Xeller highlighted the advantages of working with DraftKings. He said the company has been a great innovator using sports analytics in its games and a designee that he hopes will continue.