NHL selects FanDuel as another sports betting partner

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The National Hockey League on Monday announced that FanDuel Group, a unit of Paddy Power Betfair PLC, would be an official sports betting partner. The multi-year, non-exclusive deal comes on the heels of an agreement between the NHL and another official sports wagering partner, MGM Resorts International, announced Oct. 29. The New Jersey Devils also partnered with FanDuel, making it the company’s first sports betting deal with an NHL team.

“Teaming up with FanDuel furthers our strategy of aligning with leading brands that share our vision of using new platforms and technology to drive innovation and engage and excite hockey fans,” said NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman in a statement.

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