When DraftKings announced a huge deal with Madison Square Garden to open a branded “fantasy sports lounge,” it was clear this would become a major point of emphasis for daily fantasy sports sites.
The idea of “fantasy lounges” wasn’t necessarily new, but it started taking off in the middle of 2015. There are now more than a dozen lounges branded by major DFS operators, with many more likely on the way.
Below is a listing of known locations, stadiums and arenas that have “lounges” sponsored by daily fantasy sports sites.
|Site/operator||Location/stadium/arena||Major teams at location||More info|
|Draft Ops||Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York City||Brooklyn Nets (NBA); New York Islanders (NHL)||More info.|
|Draft Ops||Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.||Washington Wizards (NBA), Washington Capitals (NHL), Washington Mystics (WNBA)||More info.|
|Draft Ops||Honda Center, Anaheim, Calif.||Anaheim Ducks (NHL)||More info.|
|Draft Ops||TD Garden, Boston, Mass.||Boston Celtics (NBA), Boston Bruins (NHL)||More info.|
|DraftKings||Madison Square Garden, New York City||New York Knicks (NBA); New York Rangers (NHL); New York Liberty (WNBA)||More info.|
|DraftKings||Wrigley Field, Chicago||Chicago Cubs (MLB)||More info.|
|DraftKings||Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.||New England Patriots (NFL)||More info.|
|DraftKings||Staples Center, Los Angeles||Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers (NBA); Los Angeles Kings (NHL); Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA)||More info.|
|DraftKings||Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.||Kansas City Chiefs (NFL)||More info.|
|DraftKings||AT&T Stadium, Dallas, Texas||Dallas Cowboys (NFL)||More info.|
|DraftKings||Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA||Philadelphia 76ers (NBA); Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)||More info.|
|FanDuel||FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tenn.||Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)||More info.|
|FanDuel||Amway Center, Orlando||Orlando Magic (NBA)||More info.|
|FanDuel||EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Fla.||Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL)||More info.|
|FanDuel||FirstEnergy Stadium||Cleveland Browns (NFL)||More info.|
|FanDuel||FedEx Field, Hyattsville, Md.||Washington (NFL)||More info.|
|NA||U.S. Bank Stadium (under construction), Minneapolis, Minn.||Minnesota Vikings (NFL)||More info.|
|Yahoo||Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.||San Francisco 49ers (NFL)||More info.|