Fantasy Sports

FanDuel CEO Parts Ways: Former CFO Returns to Take His Place

FanDuel CEO Parts Ways: Former CFO Returns to Take His Place

FanDuel today announced that the Chief Executive Officer, Nigel Eccles, who cofounded the company in 2009 redefining the fantasy sports industry, is leaving the company and stepping down from the Board of Directors to focus on his next venture.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2017

DraftKings Wants to be an Online Sportsbook in the USA

DraftKings Wants to be an Online Sportsbook in the USA

Daily Fantasy Sports behemoth DraftKings has hinted at becoming an online sportsbook serving the US gambler should the Supreme Court rule in favor of federal legalization.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2017

PA Becomes 4th US State to Legalize Online Poker, DFS Too

Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday signed legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling in what's already the nation's second-largest commercial casino state, as Pennsylvania government leaders searched for money to plug holes in the state's tattered finances.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2017

Sigma 2017: The European Fantasy Sports Summit

Sigma 2017: The European Fantasy Sports Summit

Sigma 2017 is just around the corner and Gambling911.com will be in Malta to participate.  Among the agenda events, the European Fantasy Sports Summit.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/27/2017

Michigan the Latest State to Look at Regulating Daily Fantasy Sports

Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2017

How the DFS Sites Are Doing: $3.2 Billion in Handle Over Past 12 Months

How the DFS Sites Are Doing: $3.2 Billion in Handle Over Past 12 Months

Legal Sports on Thursday provided a glimpse into how the Daily Fantasy Sports sector has performed over the past year, noting that the numbers are not broken down by operator.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/19/2017

Fantasy Sports: Saints First 20-Point D/ST Effort Since 2010?

Fantasy Sports: Saints First 20-Point D/ST Effort Since 2010?

The New Orleans Saints are looking impressive following a sluggish start to the season.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2017

The Industry Eye – Season 3 Episode 1: DFS in Ireland, UK Bookies Play With Fire

Ireland could soon be home to DraftKings.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2017

Best Fantasy Player David Johnson Could Miss Up to 12 weeks

Best Fantasy Player David Johnson Could Miss Up to 12 weeks

The Cardinals star running back, who was also widely regarded as the best player in fantasy football, went down with a wrist injury in Sunday's game against the Lions.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2017

Can I Play FanDuel From My State This Football Season?

Can I Play FanDuel From My State This Football Season?

You may be seeing a lot of ads for the Daily Fantasy Sports site FanDuel and asking yourself if it is okay to play there from your state.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2017

Boom Fantasy Blowing Up the Competition

Boom Fantasy Blowing Up the Competition

Site is more than 10 times larger than it was just a year ago

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/28/2017

ESPN Criticized for Fantasy Football Auction That Resembled Slave Auction

ESPN Criticized for Fantasy Football Auction That Resembled Slave Auction

The footage of an auctioneer "selling" New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. led to some on Twitter to voice their outrage.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2017

New Jersey Casino Becomes the First to Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

New Jersey Casino Becomes the First to Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let customers play daily fantasy sports contests for money. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2017

Former Taj Mahal to Offer Fantasy Sports When it Reopens as Hard Rock

Documents obtained by Legal Sports Report show that the Taj Mahal new owners intend to offer Fantasy Sports as part of its commitment to entice Millennials.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2017

Fantasy Site Merger Challenged

Fantasy Site Merger Challenged

Federal regulators say they will file a complaint against the merger of the FanDuel and DraftKings fantasy sports sites.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/19/2017

DraftKings 2017 US Open Lineup Builder

RotoGrinders.com content, rankings, member blogs, promotions and forum discussion all cater to the players that like to create a new fantasy team every day of the week. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/14/2017

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks, Sleepers – US Open 2017 – Most Talked About Player

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks, Sleepers – US Open 2017 – Most Talked About Player

Pat Mayo of FNTSY Sports Network has your Daily Fantasy Sports golf picks and sleepers for this week’s US Open 2017.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2017

Paddy Power Acquires Daily Fantasy Sports Operator Draft

Paddy Power Acquires Daily Fantasy Sports Operator Draft

The largest sports betting firm, Dublin-based Paddy Power, has acquired Daily Fantasy Sports operator Draft.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2017

The Players Championship DraftKings DFS Contests

The Players Championship DraftKings DFS Contests

Daily Fantasy Sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel have helped to boost the popularity in golf by offering top contests via their respective websites. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2017

DraftDay the Latest Daily Fantasy Sports Casualty

DraftDay the Latest Daily Fantasy Sports Casualty

The site will remain active for 60 days while players withdraw their funds

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/19/2017

Why Two-Thirds of Daily Fantasy Sports Companies Have Shut Down in Last Year

Why Two-Thirds of Daily Fantasy Sports Companies Have Shut Down in Last Year

Among the most prominent examples is the proposed merger between DraftKings and FanDuel

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/18/2017

Why iGaming Must Adapt to the Needs of Millennials or Die

Why iGaming Must Adapt to the Needs of Millennials or Die

'By 2020, the millennial generation will represent 50% of the work force, that is, more or less 50% of our market. Therefore it is crucial to start listening to them.''

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/15/2017

Colorado Enacts Bonding Requirement for Fantasy Sports Operators

Colorado Enacts Bonding Requirement for Fantasy Sports Operators

On June 10, 2016, Colorado governor John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 16-1404, a bill to regulate fantasy contests and fantasy contest operators in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

FanDuel Adds Fantasy Golf Ahead of Merger With DraftKings

FanDuel Adds Fantasy Golf Ahead of Merger With DraftKings

The world’s biggest Daily Fantasy Sports website on Tuesday announced it had added fantasy golf ahead of its merger with Boston-based DraftKings.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2017

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Defends DraftKings as ‘Job Creator’

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Defends DraftKings as ‘Job Creator’

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is planning to tell a Beacon Hill commission that Boston-based daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has added more than 100 jobs in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/16/2017

Fantasy Sports Bill Would Ensure Legality in State of Ohio

Fantasy Sports Bill Would Ensure Legality in State of Ohio

A bill introduced this past week in the Ohio Senate looks to ensure that fantasy sports remains legal in the Buckeye State.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2016

Oulala clinches the Best Fantasy Sports Product Award

Oulala.com, the daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator and B2B provider, won the award for 'Best Fantasy Sports Product' at SBC Awards ceremony in London.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Are Merging

DraftKings, FanDuel Are Merging

Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/18/2016

DraftKings, FanDuel Agree to $12M Settlement With New York

DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising under a legal settlement announced Tuesday

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2016

Baseball Best Bets for September 26-28

Gambling911.com has your Baseball Best Bets and Daily Fantasy Sports Plays, a nice mix of both.  This page is updated constantly so check back throughout the day.    

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Sep/28/2016

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Run Your Betting Business Much Better Using Pay Per Head

Run Your Betting Business Much Better Using Pay Per Head

Perhaps, the greatest challenge bookies have is to ascertain good betting software. It is a big challenge to many because quite a number have since quit the business. On your part, you need pay per head bookie software.

Sigma2017 Malta Day 1 Agenda

Sigma2017 Malta Day 1 Agenda

For those in Malta at this year’s Sigma2017 the official full Day 1 kicks off Thursday Thanksgiving Day (for those who celebrate in the USA)

Las Vegas Shooting: Negligence Lawsuits Filed With 450 Plaintiffs

Las Vegas Shooting: Negligence Lawsuits Filed With 450 Plaintiffs

Four new negligence cases have been filed on behalf of more than 450 victims in the Las Vegas mass shooting last month.