Why am I being asked to submit a W-9 form for a DFS withdrawing?

First and foremost, providing this information is safe. We’ve taken all the necessary internal steps to ensure that your information will be encrypted and is not used for anything beyond verification, processing withdrawals, and tax information. 

DraftKings customers are required to fill out IRS Form W-9 or W-8BEN when withdrawing more than $600 in a calendar year. The information provided on these forms (name, social security number, and address) will be used by DraftKings to populate IRS Form 1099. Completing a W9 or W8 does not indicate whether or not you will be receiving a 1099 for the year.

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