Appearances by American Underdog Star Zachary Levi & Pro Football Hall of Famer Kurt Warner, with Live Performances from Nelly and Gryffin
LONDON, December 3 2021 – FanDuel Group, part of Flutter Entertainment plc, has announced the latest instalment of its FanFest celebration, presented by Lionsgate’s American Underdog at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Saturday, December 11, from 1 - 8 p.m. MT. This live event experience will feature exclusive performances from Grammy Award-winning hip-hop icon Nelly and musician/DJ Gryffin. The celebration will honour the upcoming release of Lionsgate’s highly anticipated motion picture American Underdog, in theatres Christmas Day, and treat fans to special appearances by the film’s star Zachary Levi, Arizona sports legends, sports themed carnival games, food trucks, and more.
As part of FanDuel’s collaboration with Lionsgate, FanFest will celebrate the release of the new film American Underdog. The inspirational film stars Zachary Levi as Kurt Warner who rose from supermarket stockboy to become a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl Champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The biopic’s inspiration, Warner will also attend FanFest as he and Zachary Levi will participate in an interactive Q&A session with FanDuel on air talent, Lisa Kerney and go head-to-head in a quarterback challenge for charity.
The day of fun will close with an exclusive performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Nelly and a DJ set by Gryffin. The musical portion of the event will kick off around 6:30pm MT. Throughout the day, fans will also be able to participate in a variety of other activities, including:
- A Q&A session and meet-and-greet with former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin and Hall of Fame runningback Edgerrin James
- Interactive sessions with players from the Phoenix Suns
- Free to play pick ’em games, with celebrities and fans squaring off in live challenges
- Local food trucks and drinks at FanDuel's beer garden
New Arizona FanDuel customers can sign up and get more information about claiming two free tickets for FanDuel’s FanFest by visiting https://www.fanduel.com/fanfest.
All attendees must be 21 years or older to enter and show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours of attending.
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About Flutter Entertainment plc:
Flutter Entertainment plc (the “Group”) is a global sports-betting and gaming company reporting as four divisions:
UK & Ireland: includes Sky Betting and Gaming, Paddy Power, Betfair and Tombola brands offering a diverse range of sportsbook, exchange, gaming and bingo services across the UK and Ireland, along with over 600 Paddy Power betting shops in the UK and Ireland.
Australia: the Sportsbet brand offers online sport betting and is the Australian market leader.
International: includes PokerStars, Adjarabet, Betfair and Junglee operating in multiple jurisdictions around the world offering a diverse range of sportsbook, exchange and gaming services.
US: includes FanDuel, TVG, Stardust, FOX Bet and PokerStars brands, offering regulated real money and free-to-play sports betting, online gaming, daily fantasy sports and online racing wagering products to customers across various states in the US.