If you (i) had a family member or next-of-kin who (a) participated in a DraftKings Daily Fantasy Sports (“DFS”) contest, (b) deposited money into their DraftKings DFS account, and (c) lost money in a DraftKings DFS contest prior to January 7, 2022 ((a), (b), and (c) together shall be known as a “DFS Participant”); (ii) is a member of one of the family member settlement classes adopted by the Court in its Order Granting Provisional Certification of Family Member Settlement Class and Preliminary Approval of Family Member Class Action Settlement Agreement in any of the following jurisdictions: District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Tennessee (the “Settlement Jurisdictions”); and (iii) is authorized by the laws of the Settlement Jurisdictions to bring claims on behalf of such family members or next-of-kin who is or was a DFS Participant (individually, a “Family Member Settlement Class Member(s)” and collectively, the “Family Member Settlement Class”).
May 4, 2022 — Objection deadline
June 8, 2022 — Final Hearing
- The parties reached a settlement in this case on January 7, 2022 that will, subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein, provide benefits to certain individuals that are family members or next-of-kin of DFS Participants.
- Under the settlement, DraftKings will adopt and maintain, pursuant to the Court’s order for a period of not less than two (2) years, a process allowing for individuals who are authorized by statute in the Settlement Jurisdiction of their residence to request that any family member or next-of-kin who participated in a DraftKings DFS contest, deposited money into a DraftKings DFS account, and lost money in a DraftKings DFS contest be excluded from DraftKings’ site or request the setting of deposit or loss limits for that DFS contestant. The procedures for honoring such individual requests shall be published on DraftKings’ Responsible Gaming page on its website.
- Under the settlement, DraftKings agrees to make a payment in the total amount of $325,000 to the Cambridge Health Alliance Division on Addiction for the support, research, training, or education with regards to responsible gaming.
- Your legal rights are affected whether you act or don’t act. Read this notice carefully.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS LAWSUIT:|
OBJECT OR COMMENT
|Write to the Court about why you do or don’t like the settlement.|
GO TO A HEARING
|Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the settlement.|
|Give up full benefits and your rights to sue DraftKings based on the legal claims in this case.|