Bloomberg Law
March 3, 2021, 11:19 PM

DraftKings’ Top Lawyer Rides Fantasy Sports Wave to $56 Million

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

DraftKings Inc.’s chief legal officer R. Stanton Dodge received nearly $56 million in total compensation last year, riding a surge of optimism over more lenient state sports betting regulations from which the company stands to benefit.

DraftKings disclosed last week that it expects to book nearly $1 billion in revenue during 2021, up from between $750 million and $850 million last year.

The Boston-based online gambling company, which went public last year by merging with a special purpose acquisition vehicle, has watched its stock price spike this year as states like New York prepare to potentially legalize mobile sports betting ...

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