Fanatics is building the leading global digital sports platform to ignite & harness the passions of fans, & maximize the presence & reach for hundreds of partners globally. Leveraging these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers & a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as the global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings across the sports ecosystem.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear & hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making & quickly distributing fan gear in today's 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB & MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Trading Cards, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby & giving collectors an end-to-end trading cards experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming & retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics' footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon.
Fanatics' partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) & hundreds of collegiate & professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
As a market leader with more than 8,000 employees, & hundreds of partners, suppliers, & vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical & sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting & representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners & fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, & play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
At Fanatics, we're a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride & passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate & support. We recognize that diversity helps drive & foster innovation, & through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality & advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools & resources to feel connected & engaged in who they are & what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
About the Team
Fanatics Betting & Gaming (FBG) is Fanatics' official entrance into the global online sports gambling & iGaming industry. FBG will enable a dynamic, tech-infused omnichannel sports betting experience across both digital & physical retail outlets that utilizes Fanatics' database of more than 81 million reachable fans, as well as a trusted, recognizable brand name that has forged more than 900 partnerships within the sports industry & beyond. Matt King, former CEO of FanDuel & one of the most strategic & innovative minds across the industry, is CEO of the new gambling & gaming business. The company will also create a robust online casino offering which will be seamlessly integrated throughout the mobile sports betting platform.
Fanatics Betting & Gaming's Chief Legal Officer will be an innovative, dynamic & business-oriented leader, who will serve as the company's senior legal advisor. The CLO will be a key member of the Fanatics Betting & Gaming executive team & will provide strategic direction on legal, business & compliance matters. In addition to being a strategic advisor to the CEO & the executive team, he/she will build & grow the team as the organization continues to scale, ensuring the company stays innovative & agile while operating within the law. The CLO will also advance business strategies & development as an effective problem solver.