DraftKings pledges $100,000-plus for veterans in Thanksgiving initiative

DraftKings Inc has expanded on its Tech for Heroes initiative – retraining former military personnel for civilian careers – with a big funding drive allied to this week’s Thanksgiving celebrations. For every point scored during the professional football games this holiday, it is donating $1,000 to veterans’ nonprofit organizations.

In all, it is anticipated that games will raise at least $100,000 for veterans-serving charities, adding to the more than $1m the company has already raised supporting veterans.

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