LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Remark Entertainment, a division of Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK), a diversified global technology company with leading artificial intelligence ("AI") solutions and digital media properties, has been named the exclusive marketing partner for SuperDraft, Inc. (www.caesars.com/SuperDraft), the innovative online daily fantasy sports ("DFS") platform founded by Steve Wang.
Remark Entertainment stood out because of its ability to help build mainstream consumer brands through their expertise
To support SuperDraft's vision of providing the best DFS experience, Remark Entertainment will be responsible for developing a brand identity by managing and leading the digital and offline marketing efforts on SuperDraft's behalf.
"We are honored to be selected as SuperDraft's exclusive marketing partner, and excited to be an integral part of growing their brand in the DFS market and taking it to new heights. The DFS market is fast-growing and has enormous potential, and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with SuperDraft," stated Kai-Shing Tao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Remark Holdings. "SuperDraft has built a great platform and, with a recent strategic investment by Caesars Entertainment, is poised to become a large player in the worldwide DFS market. In addition, our Remark Entertainment division will leverage the AI capabilities of the parent company, Remark Holdings, to provide the necessary data analytics involved in fantasy sports."
"Remark Entertainment stood out because of its ability to help build mainstream consumer brands through their expertise in brand identity and modern marketing techniques like leveraging social media, market influencers and experiential events. But Remark's real superpower is its ability to leverage its AI to take conventional marketing efforts to the next level, and that will accurately position SuperDraft as the innovative, next-generation betting platform," added Steve Wang, CEO and Founder of SuperDraft Inc. "The partnership between SuperDraft and Remark Entertainment will fast track our transformation into the premier DFS company."
Known for its "multiplier" effect, SuperDraft differentiates itself from other similar platforms by awarding players bonus points for precise selection of "undervalued" players. The multiplier mode replaces traditional fantasy team salary caps with a multiplier applied to each player, allowing for maximum flexibility in assembling the team roster while providing more options for players to win. With seven sports to choose from, fantasy players from over 35 states can participate in daily contests that award cash prizes.
SuperDraft will run its first $1 million tournament on February 7, 2021, the SuperMillion Big Game contest. Daily opportunities are currently offered across paid and free entry contests to give anyone the chance to win a ticket and compete for the $300,000 first-place prize. Additionally, two $100,000 contests with $20,000 first-place prizes will occur on Big Game Day to offer something for daily fantasy players at all budget levels www.caesars.com/SuperDraft.
About SuperDraft, Inc.
SuperDraft, Inc. is based in New Hampshire and is focused on paid entry and free to play daily fantasy in the U.S. via its SuperDraft DFS app available on iOS, Android, web and desktop. The company has developed several unique game modes and features that appeal to both casual and hardcore sports fans and fantasy players. With unique game modes like Multiplier Mode, SuperDraft levels the playing field and provides new ways to play and win with more possible lineup combinations than the competition. The result is a game that is easier to play and quicker to understand. The daily fantasy sports contests are legal in more than 35 states with its free contests available in all 50 states. For more information, please visit www.superdraft.io and www.caesars.com/SuperDraft.
About Remark Holdings, Inc.
Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK) delivers an integrated suite of AI solutions that enable businesses and organizations to solve problems, reduce risk and deliver positive outcomes. The company's easy-to-install AI products are being rolled out in a wide range of applications within the retail, financial, public safety and workplace arenas. The company also owns and operates an e-commerce digital media property focused on a luxury beach lifestyle. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, with additional operations in Los Angeles, California and in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Hangzhou, China. For more information, please visit the company's website (www.remarkholdings.com).
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