Fantasy Sports

Falcons-Vikings Betting Line, Free Pick and Week 4 Fantasy Value on Julio Jones

The Falcons-Vikings betting line opened at Minnesota +3.5 and has only moved a half point down to -3, which is odd considering Atlanta is seeing nearly 85% of the action at Bookmaker.eu.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/27/2014

Lions-Jets Betting Line: Week 4 Fantasy Value for Calvin Johnson

The Lions-Jets betting line had New York as a +1.5 home underdog.  Scroll down for all of this week’s NFL lines and Fantasy NFL value for Calvin Johnson.

60% of those betting this game were backing Detroit, which comes into this week claiming the league’s number two best defense. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/27/2014

Bucs-Steelers Betting Line: Week 4 Fantasy Value for Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown

The Bucs-Steelers betting line had Pittsburgh as just a -7 home favorite, which is odd considering how poorly Tampa Bay played the week prior.  Scroll down for the latest Week 4 lines on all games and the Fantasy value for Le'Veon Bell, Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/27/2014

Fantasy Week 4 NFL Values: Blake Bortles, Matthew Stafford, Eddie Lacey

When it comes to Fantasy Week 4 NFL values, the Jaguars Blake Bortles is being recommended just about everywhere. 

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/26/2014

Star Fantasy Reacts to HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Piece About Daily Fantasy Sports

If you’re like us, you tuned in to watch Carl Quintanella’s portrayal of the daily fantasy sports industry on Tuesday’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel.  According to the FSTA, 41 million people played fantasy sports last year in the USA alone. It should come as no surprise that our burgeoning industry is capturing the curiosity of the media.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2014

Eli Manning Solid Fantasy Value or ‘Let’s Get Back to Reality’?

New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning was on fire Thursday night, a far cry from the first week of the 2014 regular season NFL campaign.  So we are left asking ourselves, does Eli Manning have viable Fantasy value?

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/26/2014

2014 Week 4 NFL Fantasy Tips, Player Values: Drew Brees, Matt Forte

Gambling911.com has your 2014 Week 4 NFL Fantasy Football tips courtesy of BetAmerica.com. Enter the BetAmerica Pick Six Jackpot contest on BetAmerica Sports for $5.50, Week 4 jackpot is $2000.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/25/2014

Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire Picks: Kirk Cousins, Donald Brown

The New York Times released its Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire picks as did other sites like Fox Sports and CBS Sports with the consensus picks on Kirk Cousins, Donald Brown and Brian Quick.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/23/2014

Monday Night Football – Bears vs. Jets Betting Odds: Gino Smith Fantasy Outlook

Monday Night Football – Bears vs. Jets betting odds had New York as a -2.5 home favorite.  We also have your Gino Smith and Jay Cutler Fantasy outlook for this week.  All odds courtesy of AceSportsbook.com here.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/22/2014

ABC News Report: ‘I Lost $70k Playing Fantasy Sports’

Fantasy Sports is gambling, hence, the activity does come with a fair amount of risk.  This is illustrated in a Sunday special from ABC News, which examines one Fantasy Football player who claims to have lost at least $70,000 betting on individual players in leagues offered at the likes of FanDuel.com and DraftKings.com.

From ABC News:

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/21/2014

Chargers vs. Bills Betting Line: Week 3 Fantasy Picks

Before we get to the Chargers vs. Bills betting line, we look at a risky but potentially valuable Week 3 Fantasy NFL pick in Sammy Watkins of the Buffalo Bills.

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Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2014

Packers vs. Lions Betting Line – Week 3 Fantasy Picks: Jordy Nelson

The Packers vs. Lions betting line had been coming in at Detroit -1.  This one was going up fast and had moved to -3 at Bookmaker.eu here. Green Bay was getting 70% of the backing at this number.  It will not be going up any further.  We also have some Fantasy picks below.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2014

Ravens vs. Browns Line – Week 3 Fantasy Picks: Dennis Pitta, Justin Tucker

The Ravens vs. Browns betting line had Baltimore climbing to -2 after this one opened as a PICK’EM.  Gambling911.com is proud to introduce Fantasy Picks as part of our many previews with this game focused on the Ravens Dennis Pitta,

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2014

Devin Hester 20th Touchdown Return Breaks Record, Was Off Fantasy Radar

Devin Hester of the Atlanta Falcons broke Deion Sanders NFL record Thursday night with his 20th touchdown return when he brought back a second-quarter punt 62 yards for a touchdown against Tampa Bay. Sanders attended the game and saluted Hester on the video board.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/18/2014

$5 Billion in Bitcoin Fantasy Sports Contests Annually: Victiv.com Joins the Fray

Bitcoin + Daily Fantasy Sports contests could amount to big bucks.  Try $5 billion.

Fantasy Sports has always seemed like a promising area for Bitcoin acceptance, suggests Kenny Spotz of the CoinTelegraph.com.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/18/2014

Fantasy Football Picks – 2014 Week 3: ‘Drew Brees at Home a No-Brainer’

Gambling911.com has some solid Fantasy Football picks for Week 3 of the 2014 NFL season.

Drew Brees, well that’s a no-brainer.  The Saints head home to New Orleans after dropping two games on the road.

Oh, and did we mention the Saints are hosting Minnesota?

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/18/2014

Adrian Peterson Deactivated Indefinitely: Fantasy Leagues in Tailspin Again

Breaking News (4:20 am EST) - Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson has once again been deactivated following pressure brought on from child abuse accusations in Texas.  This news was breaking during the early morning hours Wednesday.  Fantasy Football players were burnt for a second week as a result.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2014

Chicago Bulls Eye Fantasy Sports Sponsorship: FanDuel, DraftKings Frontrunners

With the National Basketball Association ending its restrictions on Fantasy Sports sponsorship deals last month, the Chicago Bulls expect to jump into the fray in a very big way. 

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/16/2014

2013 NFL Week 3 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire

On the FantasySportsNetwork.com broadcast for Tuesday September 16, 2014, the show looks at the Waiver Wire for Week 3 of the NFL season.

The hosts provide some important Fantasy Football value. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/16/2014

MN Gov: ‘Adrian Peterson Shouldn’t Play’, Fantasy Players: ‘Gov Go **** Yourself

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton wants Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suspended after he was charged with child endangerment in Texas.  Fantasy players, many of whom were stung by the Vikings decision not to play Peterson last week, can’t be too thrilled with Davis’ proclamations following the team’s decision to reinstate their star player.  Scroll Down For More...

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/16/2014

Deadbeat: Jayson Werth Booted From Nationals Team Fantasy Football League

He’s in his fourth year of a seven-year $126 million deal, but Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth apparently couldn’t pay his Fantasy Football league dues on time.   As a result, it was revealed this past week that Werth was not invited back to take part in the league.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/14/2014

Patriots Getting Pounded, Carson Palmer Out for Arizona

BetOnline.ag’s Dave Mason is reporting that the New England Patriots is the single most wagered on side this week in the wake of news that Adrian Peterson will not be playing this week. 

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The line on that game shot from Patriots -3.5 all the way to -6.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/14/2014

ESPN Insider Trading, Team Tips for Week 2 NFL Fantasy Football

ESPN.com has offered its NFL Fantasy Football insider trading based on information gleaned from every team’s locker room.  Their pre-Week 2 edition should help owners with their roster decisions.  We profile a few of the players below

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Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/13/2014

Many Fantasy Football Leagues Won’t Allow an Adrian Peterson Cut

As Deadspin.com reported on Saturday morning, Fantasy Football players are reacting swiftly to the indictment of Vikings star Adrian Peterson by demanding their Fantasy league cut the deactivated receiver.

Some have done so while others have not.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/13/2014

NFL Player on Peterson Charges: ‘I’m Probably Going to Lose My Fantasy Matchup’

Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White has come under fire for a tweet he posted in reaction to Vikings star Adrian Peterson being indicted Friday for child endangerment.

The now-removed tweet read: "I'm probably going to lose my fantasy football matchup this week cause [Peterson] can't play Sunday for disciplining his child Jesus help us."

White later apologized.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/13/2014

NFL Fantasy Quarterback Matchups Week 2 Betting – 2014 – Free Pick

Bookmaker.eu has released a series of NFL Fantasy QB matchups for Week 2 of the 2014 season.  Betting on each of these matchups was available here.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/12/2014

Patriots vs. Vikings Line Up 2 Points: Adrian Peterson Indicted, Fantasy Disaster

The Patriots vs. Vikings betting was under review following news that Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse in Montgomery, Texas.  TMZ.com reported the news late Friday. Minnesota was a +3.5 home underdog prior to the news and at 8 pm EST, BetOnline moved the line up 2 points in favor of New England to -5.5.   The team deactivated Peterson late Friday.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/12/2014

Fantasy NFL Week 2 Rankings – Latest NFL Odds

The Fantasy NFL Week 2 rankings are in across the Net as we also have this week’s NFL betting odds posted below, courtesy of Bookmaker.eu.

Top 5 Quarterbacks Week 2:

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/11/2014

2014 Week 2 Top Fantasy NFL Wide Receivers

ESPN.com has released their 2014 Week 2 Top Fantasy NFL Wide Receivers breakdown with Denver’s Demaryius Thomas, Detroit’s Calvin Johnson and Cincinnati’s A.J. Green topping the list. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/11/2014

Fantasy Football 2014 Week 2 Best Roster Additions: Kelvin Benjamin, More

Fantasy Football 2014 Week 2 best roster additions have been offered across the Net and Gambling911.com breaks them down below.

Everyone is talking about Allen Hurns of the Jacksonville Jaguars following his 2 touchdowns and 23 fantasy points.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/09/2014

Breaking News

Billy Graham Passes Away at Age 99: Believed Gambling to be 'Deadly'

Billy Graham Passes Away at Age 99: Believed Gambling to be 'Deadly'

Gambling is an addition that could very quickly destroy someone's life, says evangelist Billy Graham.

ICOs Have Raised $2 Billion This Year Mostly From Private Sales

2017 was a banner year for ICOs - Initial Coin Offerings - with $5.7 billion raised, but as Bitcoin.com News reports, the general public now finds itself left out in the cold moving forward in 2018.

Doyle Brunson: 'I Turned Down $230 Million Offer for DoylesRoom.com

Over a decade again, legendary poker pro Doyle Brunson claims he turned down a $230 million offer for his namesake online poker room, DoylesRoom.com.