The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today their partnership with FanDuel, the leader in one-day fantasy sports. The Buccaneers will prominently feature FanDuel at Raymond James Stadium, on the team's official website, in TV and radio broadcasts, and through experiential programs.
"We are thrilled to enter into this partnership with FanDuel that will offer new and exciting ways to enjoy being a football fan," said Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford. "FanDuel has established itself as the nation's most popular daily fantasy sports website and we look forward to tapping into their unique platform to enhance our fan experience."
As a part of the sponsorship, FanDuel will offer unique hospitality experiences for users through free-to-enter games, such as special prize package offerings and VIP access at games, as well as sponsoring fantasy football stats and content every week on Buccaneers.com, the team's official website.
"FanDuel has partnered with the Buccaneers to create never before had opportunities for fans, like the chance to win tickets to VIP events at the Bucs facility," said FanDuel Chief Executive Officer Nigel Eccles. "The Buccaneers are a fantastic organization and everyone at FanDuel is excited to work with the Bucs to engage their fan base throughout the season and work closely with a stellar franchise."
The partnership will last throughout the 2017 season.
FanDuel is the leading one-day fantasy sports company that is transforming the world of fantasy sports with an exciting new way to play. Since 2009 FanDuel has taken the one-day fantasy sports concept from launch to paying out over $10 million in prizes every week, and growing. New public and private leagues form daily and range in size from two to thousands of players. Entry fees start at $1 and payouts happen after games end. Based in New York City with an office in Edinburgh, Scotland, FanDuel is venture backed and has raised $88 million in funding to date from investors including Shamrock Capital, NBC Sports Ventures, KKR, Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Piton Capital and Bullpen Capital. For more information, visit www.fanduel.com or download the iPhone or iPad app in the Appstore.**