Fantasy Sports

At Least 6 States Adopt Fantasy Sports Laws; 21 Others Don't

The daily fantasy sports industry notched some wins but failed to capture a majority of states after an all-out push this year to preserve its legality amid concerns the online games amount to illegal sports betting operations.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2016

Rob Gronkowski to Take Part in First Ever DraftKings ‘Fantasy Sports Fest’

DraftKings on Tuesday announced it will host the first ever “Fantasy Sports Fest” at Gillette Stadium this August (exact dates not immediately known at the time this was going to press). 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

Delaware DOJ Declares Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal in That State

Delaware DOJ Declares Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal in That State

The Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday that real cash Daily Fantasy Sports sites have officially been ordered to cease operations in that state. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

Hargett Says Tennessee Ready to Enforce New Law Regulating Fantasy Sports Companies

A state agency has a new name and new rules to handle a General Assembly-passed law last session that legalized fantasy sports betting in Tennessee and regulates it

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2016

Indiana to Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports

Indiana will become only the second state to specifically legalize Daily Fantasy Sports contests.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/01/2016

iPro Inc Teams Up with IGT to Launch Real Time Fantasy Sports Platform

iPro, Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with International Game Technology (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) to launch its real-time sports gaming platform, ringit!, on the IGT-owned Lottomatica Italian sports betting platform in time for 2016’s largest soccer event, the UEFA Euro Cup.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2016

DJ LeMahieu Daily Fantasy MLB Profile: June 25-26

Pitching on both Saturday and Sunday was expected to be especially fluid in terms of hits allowed according to the G911 forecasted outcome, thus placing the Rockies and Diamondbacks hitters in the spotlight.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2016

DFS One Step Closer to Legalization in New York

Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2016

NFL Commissioner’s NYS Assemblyman Cousin Says DFS is Gambling

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that Daily Fantasy Sports is not gambling.  The league has entered into partnership deals with both FanDuel and DraftKings through its various franchises.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2016

FanDuel and DraftKings in Merger Talks

The two largest daily fantasy sports companies, FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc., are in early-stage talks to merge, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the industry faces a crackdown by U.S. states over whether it runs illegal gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/13/2016

Pete Rose Back in Gambling: Will Shill for Daily Fantasy Sports Site

It was inevitable.  The professional athlete most closely identified with gambling--Pete Rose--and the nation's newest form of sports gambling--daily fantasy sports--have joined forces with Rose becoming the face of dfs site fanDaction.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2016

11 States Could Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports By Year’s End

11 States Could Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports By Year’s End

As many as 11 states may adopt regulations permitting and regulating daily fantasy sports by the end of the year, according to an analyst who closely tracks the issue.

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2016

SportsLock.com The Latest Daily Fantasy Sports Site to Shut Down

  • Company to stop offering contests on Thursday May 26
  • SportsLock.com co-founder: ‘It ‘s so hard to be an independent operator right now”
  • Customers funds must be withdrawn by May 31
  • Some customers might not be aware of closure until they are ready to start playing again come Football season
Submitted by Guest on, May/25/2016

Ballr CEO: ‘Not Cool for a Brand to be Close to a Gambling Brand’

“It’s not cool for a brand to be close to a gambling brand. We are going down fan engagement; if we succeed in getting 50 million people to play our games, to connect with their friends through this special moment of time when they are watching live sport,” Ballr CEO Sam Jones says.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2016

Bet the Mariners-Orioles Series – May 18-19: Baltimore 7-1 in Tillman’s Last Eight Starts

Bet the Mariners-Orioles Series – May 18-19: Baltimore 7-1 in Tillman’s Last Eight Starts

You can bet the Mariners-Orioles series Wednesday and Thursday with Baltimore an impressive 7-1 with Chris Tillman starting.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2016

Chris Tillman Daily Fantasy Baseball Profile – 2016

Gambling911.com has your Chris Tillman Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated May 18, 2016.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2016

David Price Daily Fantasy Baseball Profile 2016

Gambling911.com has your David Price Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated April 26, 2016.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/16/2016

Rick Porcello Daily Fantasy Baseball Profile – 2016

Gambling911.com has your Rick Porcello Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated May 16, 2016.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2016

Yordano Ventura Daily Fantasy Baseball Profile - 2016

Gambling911.com has your Yordano Ventura Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated May 16, 2016.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2016

Bet the Angels-Dodgers Series – May 16, 17: Which Team is 1-8 in Series?

You can bet the Angels-Dodgers series where the Dodgers kick off this week’s series as a -185 home favorite.  The total was listed at 7.5. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/15/2016

FanDuel Future in Doubt, Auditors Warn

One of Britain’s biggest technology start-ups may not be able to survive the current crackdown on the Daily Fantasy Sports sector. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Vegas Looking to Take Bets on eSports…. Nothing to Prevent This in Regulations

Las Vegas regulators are very interested in the prospect of betting on eSports but admit this probably won’t happen until the end of this year the earliest. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Bet the Pirates-Cubs Series – May 14: Chicago 14-2 vs. NL Central

You can bet the Pirates-Cubs series online where Pittsburgh was coming in priced anywhere from +230 to +248.  Chicago featured a line of -270 to -290.  Oddsmakers had the total set at 8.5 across the board.

Submitted by Guest on, May/14/2016

Jake Arrieta Daily Fantasy Baseball, Betting Profile

Gambling911.com has your Jake Arrieta Daily Fantasy Baseball and betting profile updated May 14, 2016.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/14/2016

Daily Fantasy Sports: ‘Click Your Mouse, Lose Your House’, Synchronizing Great With Pornography

Professor claims Daily Fantasy contests are designed to seduce a youth market while utilizing similar marketing techniques as pornography.

Submitted by Guest on, May/13/2016

Anti-Virus Software Pioneer Sought in Murder of Neighbor Hired by Gaming, DFS Firm

Anti-Virus Software Pioneer Sought in Murder of Neighbor Hired by Gaming, DFS Firm

An eccentric multi-millionaire and US Presidential candidate has been hired to work for a social media gaming firm MGT, and his name is not Donald Trump.

John McAfee was best known for developing a popular anti-virus computer software but in recent years made headlines after authorities in Belize announced him as a person of interest in connection to the 2012 murder of his neighbor American expatriate Gregory Viant Faull.  

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2016

Congress Studying Daily Fantasy Sports at Federal Level Concludes

A hearing to determine a need for regulation of the Daily Fantasy Sports industry at the federal level took place May 11 in Washington, DC and concluded almost exactly a Noon Eastern Standard Time.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/11/2016

Bet the Tigers-Nationals Series – Wednesday May 11

You can bet the Tigers-Nationals series for Wednesday with two hot pitchers coming off of losses.  The OVER is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams with the home team winning the last eight in the series. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/10/2016

Blue Jays-Giants DFS and Betting Outlook – May 10: Stack Toronto Batters Against Cain

Blue Jays batters will be in high demand against a Giants team that will start Matt Cain Tuesday night in San Francisco.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/10/2016

Marlins Strong Lefties Should Give Milwaukee Fits, Reward DFS Players

Judging by Zach Davies somber 0-3 record with a 6.98 ERA, the Miami Marlins batters should have a field day against Milwaukee Tuesday evening.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/10/2016

Breaking News

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

The US Department of Justice has approved the first round of payments to those customers affected by the abrupt closure of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet

Vegas Officer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge in Chokehold Death

Vegas Officer Arraigned for Manslaughter in Chokehold Death

A suspended police officer has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge in the chokehold death last May of an unarmed man he chased out of a Las Vegas Strip casino.

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.