FanDuel Named Online Sportsbook of the Year

New York-based gambling leader FanDuel Group has been once again recognized for its exceptional services to the industry. Most recently, the company’s FanDuel Sportsbook has been awarded the Online Sportsbook of the Year award at the 2022 American Gambling Awards by, thus recognizing its platform for its regulated sports wagering services. Group Limited is a multi-award-winning performance marketing company and a leading supplier of online marketing services. It was founded in 2006, and it currently operates offices in the U.S., Ireland, and Malta. Via its proprietary platform, the company offers a portfolio of websites including, and to over 50 international jurisdictions.

Cementing the Top Spot

Over the last few years, FanDuel has become one of the most prominent online sportsbook names in the industry, and its recent win of 2022 Online Sportsbook of the Year comes as no surprise. Judges from the awards panel pointed to the sportsbook’s strong commitment to customer engagement through innovative promotions as one of the main reasons for voting for the brand.

Judges also praised the online brand for its continued leverage of strategic partnership as reasons for its major win. It should also be noted that in 2022, the sportsbook added new withdrawal processes such as real-time payments RTP and push to debit OCT, as well as improving the speed of withdrawals through automation, during the judging periods for the prestigious awards.

Charles Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer of Group, stated that FanDuel is one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the U.S., which impresses with customer-first initiatives and product innovation. He claimed that the company is very deserving of the annual award, and added that their offerings continue to provide top-notch gaming experience to many jurisdictions.

Some of the jurisdictions that the brand is currently online in include its home state – New York and the recently privatized iGaming market of Ontario. FanDuel Sportsbook launched in New York on January 8, 2022, which was the first day of the opening of the regulated mobile sports betting market, and after a few weeks, the sportsbook took the lead as the most popular bettors’ choice.

To this date, the company continues to lead the market and there are no signs of slowing down. For instance, for the week of November 13, 2022, the online brand collected US$140.1 million in handle out of the total weekly one of US$339.9 million. Also, the sportsbook generated the highest gross gaming revenue among its competitors with US$17.3 million.

Bolstering Presence in Canada

The company’s online gaming and sports wagering platform has also gone online in Ontario’s provincial market. And in order to bolster its presence, the betting firm announced a partnership with the NFL for the country. Via the partnership, the company gained access to the league’s team market, and will now also have the opportunity to create NFL-themed free-to-play games.

Source: “FanDuel Group is the American Gambling Awards Online Sportsbook of the YearBusinessWire, November 29, 2022

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