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
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.
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).
The Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday that real cash Daily Fantasy Sports sites have officially been ordered to cease operations in that state.
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
Indiana will become only the second state to specifically legalize Daily Fantasy Sports contests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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
“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.
You can bet the Mariners-Orioles series Wednesday and Thursday with Baltimore an impressive 7-1 with Chris Tillman starting.
Gambling911.com has your Chris Tillman Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated May 18, 2016.
Gambling911.com has your David Price Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated April 26, 2016.
Gambling911.com has your Rick Porcello Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated May 16, 2016.
Gambling911.com has your Yordano Ventura Daily Fantasy Baseball profile updated May 16, 2016.
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.
One of Britain’s biggest technology start-ups may not be able to survive the current crackdown on the Daily Fantasy Sports sector.
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.
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.
Gambling911.com has your Jake Arrieta Daily Fantasy Baseball and betting profile updated May 14, 2016.
Professor claims Daily Fantasy contests are designed to seduce a youth market while utilizing similar marketing techniques as pornography.
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.
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.
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.
Blue Jays batters will be in high demand against a Giants team that will start Matt Cain Tuesday night in San Francisco.
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.
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.
New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.