FanDuel Harvests Zynga’s Sports Employees

Fan DuelUS fantasy sports company FanDuel has recruited 40 developers who previously worked for Zynga as part of a move to strengthen its operations in the country.

FanDuel’s new offices in Orlando have been opened to support its established bases in New York and Los Angeles, as well as in the Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

As part of this US expansion strategy, the company has brought in a team of 40 developers who made up the Zynga Sports 365 division of social gaming outfit.

Zynga opted to close the Orlando-based division earlier this month as part of a strategy that has seen widespread job cuts at the firm as it seeks to restructure its business.

The team, which includes technology expert Mike Taramkin, will now continue to work together at FanDuel’s new site in Florida.

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