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DraftKings Files Settlement With Gamblers’ Family Members

Jan. 20, 2022, 9:20 PM

DraftKings Inc. has reached a settlement with a class of family members of players who allege the company violated their states’ gambling statutes, according to documents filed Thursday in the District of Massachusetts.

Under the settlement, DraftKings will “adopt a process” to allow family members of players who lost money in a DraftKings daily fantasy sports to put a limit on the players’ use of the site.

DraftKings will also make charitable donations of $325,000 for support, research, training, education, or membership to “national responsible gaming organizations.”

The company will pay the six named family member plaintiffs up to $1,250 ...

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