The Michael Holley Podcast with DraftKings CEO Jason Robins


On this episode of The Michael Holley Podcast, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins joins the show to discuss how he got his start in the business, what it was like to create a startup in the fantasy industry, the biggest obstacles he has faced, and the best concert he has ever been to.

1:10: What's the easiest money that Robins has ever made?

2:20: Holley and Robins discuss how Robins got so into fantasy, and why the fantasy draft is the best part of participating in a fantasy league.

5:00: Robins talks about what he wanted to be when he grew up and how he got into statistics and fantasy sports.

6:10: Robins recounts choosing his path while attending Duke.

8:40: What was the moment that Robins figured out that he figured out he wanted to start his own company?

11:00: Why it was the right time to start DraftKings.

12:20: An idea Robins had that never would have actually worked out.

14:00: Were you ready for all the attention you received after DraftKings took off?

15:35: What it was like dealing with controversy surrounding the business.

16:55: Robins offers his takes on the media and media coverage.

20:25: The future of legalized sports betting.

22:05: The best thing that DraftKings does right now.

24:34: How the Patriots have fared versus the spread recently.

25:20: The best concert Robins has ever been to.

25:55: The best Beatles album.

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