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Fantasy Sports Company, FanDuel, Chooses Winton House for Real World Activities

Posted: 21st August 2015

FanDuel chose Winton House for their company day out and team building event to say ‘thank you’ to hard working staff from their Edinburgh and US offices.

Founded in Edinburgh, FanDuel is the world’s largest and fastest growing daily fantasy sports platform, offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and college football and basketball.

“This was our annual UK company day out, so employees from Edinburgh, Orlando and New York offices,” says Gemma Price, FanDuel’s Office Manager. “In total, there were 128 of us, all of whom took part in a Laser Tag ‘Domination Game’ as well as a Winton Highland Games.

“It was FanDuel’s second visit to Winton House for a company event. We held our Christmas party there last December and thoroughly enjoyed a Murder Mystery evening, Christmas meal and disco.

“The house and grounds are stunning and the staff were very welcoming and attentive, so returning for a second visit was a no-brainer for us.”

Winton’s hospitality

“The food was delicious and catered for everyone’s tastes – from the buffet-style nibbles at lunch – which featured a very popular Crispy Crème ‘doughnut tree’! – to the hog roast and BBQ in the evening.”

Fanduel prize winners of Winton Laser Tag

The activities and entertainment

Gemma Price continues: “Having expanded significantly in recent months, our company day out was an opportunity to have fun, enjoy team-based activities and reward all employees for their hard work over the past year.

“We chose Laser Tag and Highland Games, which were lots of fun and provided a good opportunity to work together in a team environment outside the workplace.

“Laser Tag was lively and fast-paced with two large scale pitched battles in the walled garden with the backdrop of Winton House – a great success!”

FanDuel getting into Winton Laser Tag

The “setting and the staff” make Winton stand out

“The hospitality shown to us at Winton House was, once again, excellent and we wouldn’t hesitate to book another event there.

“The whole day was fantastic from start to finish, and every element was exactly what we were looking for – great food, fun activities, welcoming and accommodating staff and a beautiful setting.”

Winton Activities are detailed at http://www.wintonhouse.co.uk/activities.php

Thanks to Helen Patience for the photos.

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