DraftKings, Others Pull Back on Ads to Legalize California Online Sports Betting

Draftkings, Others Pull Back On Ads To Legalize California Online Sports Betting - Medium

A coalition of gambling companies led by DraftKings and FanDuel Group is pulling back on advertising for a ballot measure to legalize online sports betting in California as polls show it is likely to lose. 

The online sports-betting industry’s initiative, known as Proposition 27, has drawn about $402 million in fundraising, according to campaign finance records, the most in state history. But the pro-Prop 27 campaign, which has raised $169.2 million, recently canceled about $11 million in broadcast TV and cable ads they had planned to run through Election Day, according to ad-buying data through Oct. 6 reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

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