WWE and DraftKings announce partnership with online contest for SummerSlam


WWE and DraftKings Inc., a leading destination for daily fantasy sports, today announced a new partnership, which will offer one fan a chance to win the ultimate trip to SummerSlam.

Beginning today and running through April 15, 2015, fans will compete in the “Ultimate SummerSlam Experience” through select professional basketball contests in order to win unique WWE prizes on DraftKings.

The winner and a guest will travel to Brooklyn, New York, attend SummerSlam at Barclays Center on Sunday, August 23, get access to a VIP party, and meet WWE Superstars and Divas. Additionally, DraftKings will be a promotional partner for SummerSlam, which includes integration within the event’s telecast on WWE Network and pay-per-view, and custom digital and social media activations across WWE’s global platforms.

“As daily fantasy sports continue to grow in popularity, we’ve seen dramatic growth in interest from fans in the WWE community,” said Jason Robins, Co-founder and CEO of DraftKings. “WWE is extremely creative when it comes to engaging their fans, and has been a great partner for DraftKings in developing contests and one-of-a-kind new experiences that fans are sure to enjoy.”

For more details about the DraftKings contest, visit https://www.draftkings.com/wwe for full rules and timing.