The fate of two of the largest daily fantasy sports sites lies in limbo as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decides if a merger will create an unfair market.
In the U.S., Fan Duel and Draft Kings dominate the daily fantasy market. The two companies remain separate at this point, and have not always seen eye to eye. Both sites went on a mass spending spree to see who could outdo each other in marketing and campaigns.
However, recent regulations that pushed both companies out of New York, and a slew of other states for a time resulting in cash flow problems and other issues, the two fantasy sports giants have decided to buddy-up.
In November of 2016, Fan Duel and Draft Kings announced a merger that would see both companies operating under the same umbrella. Both sit…