FORM 8.3 – DRAFTKINGS INC

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LONDON, October 27, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)

Full name of discloser:

Barclays PLC.

(b)

Owner or controller of interest and short

positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

(c)

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

DRAFTKINGS INC

relevant securities this form relates:

(d)

If an exempt fund manager connected with an

offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of

offeror/offeree:

(e)

Date position held/dealing undertaken:

26 October 2021

(f)

In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making

YES:

disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

ENTAIN PLC

GVC HLDGS PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:

USD 0.0001 class A common

Interests

Short Positions

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

and/or controlled:

574,326

0.14%

319,441

0.08%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

16,877

0.00%

0

0.00%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

2,534,295

0.62%

1,295,030

0.32%

TOTAL:

3,125,498

0.77%

1,614,471

0.40%

Class of relevant security:

Convertible Bond US26142RAA23

Interests

Short Positions

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

and/or controlled:

1,361,000

0.34%

0

0.00%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

1,361,000

0.34%

0

0.00%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant

Purchase/sale

Number of

Price per unit

security

securities

Convertible Bond

Purchase

1,228,000

89.6094 USD

Convertible Bond

Sale

1,228,000

89.6094 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

10

50.5000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

20

50.2500 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

37

50.0350 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

42

48.9300 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

50

50.0000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

100

48.9000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

100

50.2880 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

100

50.2800 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

100

49.9000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

100

49.8600 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

100

49.4600 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

175

49.3828 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

190

48.9310 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

200

49.8875 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

200

48.8000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

200

49.2750 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

200

50.0200 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

200

49.9125 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

210

49.4598 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

210

48.9207 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

248

49.9040 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

264

49.8889 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

336

49.9072 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

400

49.8850 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

400

49.8425 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

406

49.4428 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

500

50.3000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

500

49.9100 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

528

48.7500 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

636

49.9021 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

648

48.8939 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

1,073

49.4777 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

1,452

49.9069 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

1,497

49.2560 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

1,900

48.9714 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

1,976

48.7508 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

3,464

49.9207 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

3,464

49.9300 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

4,133

48.9186 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

4,984

48.9574 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

5,093

48.8159 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

5,345

48.9389 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

6,399

48.9433 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

6,405

48.9494 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

6,547

48.9247 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

7,238

48.8766 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

7,878

48.9394 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

8,920

48.7879 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

9,153

49.8048 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

9,238

48.8666 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

10,150

49.4465 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

10,994

49.3247 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

11,333

50.1104 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

12,833

49.4507 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

13,700

48.7900 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

13,845

49.3792 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

14,705

49.3236 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

24,440

49.0352 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

43,907

49.2446 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

49,415

49.2958 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

69,852

49.3693 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

92,860

49.3318 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

104,473

48.8697 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

117,043

49.4367 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Purchase

124,561

49.1786 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

7

49.6042 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

12

48.7300 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

14

48.7150 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

14

48.7050 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

42

48.7133 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

50

49.8100 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

64

49.1910 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

68

48.7100 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

100

49.1900 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

100

48.7200 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

100

48.7400 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

100

49.8600 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

146

48.7536 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

147

50.0564 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

169

49.1685 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

200

48.7800 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

200

48.8000 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

200

48.7475 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

223

49.9033 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

300

48.7333 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

335

49.7406 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

475

49.6773 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

500

48.7080 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

592

49.0278 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

600

48.9241 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

618

48.7388 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

632

48.9028 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

639

48.7500 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

648

48.8939 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

799

48.9220 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

811

48.9439 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

914

48.8224 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

945

49.1453 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

992

48.8952 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

997

48.7645 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,043

48.9031 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,084

49.5996 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,134

49.1043 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,258

48.7544 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,264

48.9024 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,292

48.7830 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,301

49.0583 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

1,717

48.8791 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

2,119

49.2296 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

2,188

49.5200 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

3,008

48.8534 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

3,464

49.9207 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

4,149

49.7691 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

8,125

48.7565 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

11,333

50.1104 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

13,700

48.7900 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

30,614

49.3691 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

32,182

49.4348 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

36,855

49.9080 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

52,439

49.2508 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

60,238

49.2738 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

73,671

49.3482 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

73,755

49.2929 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

77,520

49.2129 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

95,525

49.4064 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

96,513

48.9475 USD

USD 0.0001 class A common

Sale

128,708

48.8650 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. CFD

Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

Number of reference securities

Price per unit

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number of securities to which option relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

YES

Date of disclosure:

27 Oct 2021

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings

Barclays PLC.

are being disclosed:

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

DRAFTKINGS INC

relevant securities this from relates:

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class

Product

Writing,

Number

Exercise

Type

Expiry

of

description

purchasing,

of

price

date

relevant

selling,

securities

per unit

security

varying etc

to which

option

relates

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Purchased

65,000

50.0000

American

29 Oct 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-35,500

55.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-33,835

70.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-31,007

65.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-20,503

65.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-16,059

55.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-14,443

60.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-7,373

45.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-6,363

50.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-707

40.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Call Options

Written

-101

60.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-418,200

45.0000

American

20 May 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-212,400

55.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-211,100

45.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-85,700

40.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-63,963

50.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-52,500

40.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-30,000

60.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-22,601

60.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-16,968

65.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-15,000

49.0000

American

29 Oct 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Purchased

-707

40.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

505

40.0000

American

20 May 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

9,999

55.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

22,500

60.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

23,230

60.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

45,248

45.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

50,500

60.0000

American

15 Jul 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

54,944

50.0000

American

20 May 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

57,600

50.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

111,403

60.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

113,778

40.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

141,400

55.0000

American

19 Nov 2021

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

201,596

45.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

202,000

45.0000

American

14 Apr 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

206,222

40.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

223,210

50.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

228,400

55.0000

American

21 Jan 2022

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

275,033

45.0000

American

20 Jan 2023

USD 0.0001 class A common

Put Options

Written

501,727

45.0000

American

20 May 2022

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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