An independent investigation has backed leading daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings and concluded that DraftKings employee Ethan Haskell did not use non-public information for his own advantage in playing a DFS game on rival FanDuel.

The internal review was launched after reports emerged that Haskell had allegedly used non-public information to submit a lineup with FanDuel that won him $350,000.

DraftKings then retained a team to independently review the company’s findings. Conducted by law firm Greenberg Traurig (GT), the investigation was led by John Pappalardo, the former US Attorney for the district of Massachusetts, and confirmed the company’s conclusions based on its own internal review.

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