Adam Candee

Adam Candee is the managing editor of Legal Sports Report. He covers sports business and news from Las Vegas, where he works as a sports radio host for ESPN and VSiN. Adam is a former editor and reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, Arizona Daily Sun, and KLAS-TV. He can be reached at [email protected]

FanDuel

Flutter Appoints New FanDuel CEO Howe From Inside The Family

Flutter Entertainment stayed in-house to appoint a new FanDuel CEO, sticking with interim leader Amy Howe. London-listed Flutter announced its appointment of Howe as permanent CEO early Monday morning in the United Kingdom. Flutter stock remained steady after news of the appointment, climbing 2% as of Monday afternoon local time. Howe joined FanDuel as president […] Read More
Posted on: October 4, 2021 | Industry News Sports Betting | Adam Candee
FanDuel

Flutter Announces FanDuel CEO Matt King Plans To Step Down

FanDuel CEO Matt King will step down in the near future, putting plans for a US public listing in question. Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of FanDuel Sportsbook, announced King’s intent to depart the business in an email Tuesday evening. The announcement highlights King’s role in helping FanDuel navigate the post-PASPA landscape in the US; […] Read More
Posted on: May 12, 2021 | Industry News Sports Betting | Adam Candee
NFL

Hell Frozen Over: NFL Signs Sports Betting Deals With Three US Sportsbooks

The NFL appears to be recovering quite well from the damaging effects of legal US sports betting. The league announced Thursday it will partner with three prominent sportsbooks in the United States: Caesars DraftKings FanDuel The NFL becomes the last of the four major US professional sports leagues to add sports betting partnerships. In a […] Read More
Posted on: April 15, 2021 | Industry News Sponsorships Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Illinois sports betting

Did Pritzker Just End Illinois Sports Betting Market’s Rise To The Top?

Gov. JB Pritzker’s pandemic-induced suspension of in-person registration for Illinois sports betting fueled massive growth in the past few months. Yet just as quickly as the market grew is how fast it might stall after his confusing decision today. It appears Pritzker did not renew his suspension of in-person signup for IL sports betting accounts. […] Read More
Posted on: April 2, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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