DraftKings, FanDuel CEOs talk Super Bowl 2024, future of sports betting

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While shot fans get their wallets fresh for a perchance record-breaking Super Bowl championship, 2 of nan apical CEOs who oversee sports betting platforms person placed their gaming predictions.

"It's conscionable continued maturation of nan category," DraftKing CEO Jason Robins said Friday connected "Cavuto: Coast to Coast." "There are respective caller states this year, including Massachusetts, Ohio, Kentucky, Maine, respective others that did not person entree to betting successful nan legal, online sports book past Super Bowl."

"Every twelvemonth we group caller records, and this twelvemonth surely isn't going to disappoint," FanDuel CEO Amy Howe told FOX News’ Dana Perino on "America’s Newsroom."

A grounds 67.8 cardinal Americans are expected to stake connected Super Bowl LVIII connected Sunday, a 35% increase from nan erstwhile year, according to nan American Gaming Association.

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Bettors reportedly scheme to wager an estimated $23.1 cardinal connected nan large game, nan relation besides said, up from $16 cardinal successful 2023.

"Everything's conscionable increasing really accelerated correct now," Robins said. "Lots of caller customers coming successful and tons of bully integrated growth."

"It's going to beryllium a phenomenal matchup," Howe added. "This is simply a awesome opportunity for anyone who hasn't had an opportunity to spot a bet. FanDuel has complete 600 pre-live markets. So there's virtually thing for everyone. And arsenic you tin imagine, there's a batch of excitement astir immoderate of nan subordinate props — Travis Kelce, [Patrick] Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, you sanction it."

FanDuel’s CEO spotlighted prop bets, which Robins touted arsenic nan "future" of sports betting. These types of bets see whether nationalist anthem performer Reba McEntire will deterioration achromatic boots, nan colour of nan Gatorade poured connected nan winning coach, nan coin flip consequence and whether Kansas City Chiefs tight extremity Kelce proposes to superstar woman Taylor Swift.

"I deliberation there's truthful overmuch much room there. That's ever been thing associated pinch nan Super Bowl," Robins said. "That's nan benignant of worldly I really spot successful nan future, I do. Right now, you tin stake connected nan coin toss, you tin stake connected nan colour that Gatorade will beryllium erstwhile they dump it connected nan winning coach's head. In Ontario, you tin stake connected nan nationalist anthem length."

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"And I deliberation that's conscionable a large portion of nan Super Bowl. It's a very casual event. Everybody watches," he continued. "They're conscionable nosy things for anybody who's watching nan crippled to propulsion successful alongside. And that's ever benignant of been a point pinch nan Super Bowl, are these nosy small prop bets."

Per DraftKings’ playbook, nan San Francisco 49ers are nan favourite to triumph nan 2024 Super Bowl astatine -120 odds, making nan Chiefs a two-point underdog.

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