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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