Fantasy Sports

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

Jaguars Allen Hurns Makes Fantasy NFL History

The Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns made the historic ranks of Fantasy NFL with his improbable 23 fantasy points against the Eagles Sunday.  Philadelphia bettors breathed a sigh of relief once the Eagles managed to erase an initial 17-point deficit and, not only come from behind, but cover the 11-point spread as well.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/08/2014

NFL Fantasy Value – Emmanuel Sanders: Cris Collingsworth Says You Did Good

Chris Collinsworth of NBC Sunday Night Football proclaimed the Denver Broncos Emmanuel Sanders had great NFL Fantasy value, and with good reason.

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders got into the long-pass action for the Broncos, pulling in a pass for 40-yards. Following the two-minute warning, Manning once again connected with Thomas for the score.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/07/2014

Top Fantasy Quarterbacks 2014 Week 1: Sit or Play Matt Ryan?

Christopher Harris of ESPN.com asks whether to sit or play Matt Ryan in Week 1.   

Ryan is ranked number 7 among quarterbacks when it comes to Fantasy Football.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/07/2014

Fantasy Value 2014: Arian Foster, Andre Johnson, DeAndre Hopkins

Gambling911.com has your Fantasy value 2014 look at three of the Houston Texans top playmakers and their season betting odds/props

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/05/2014

Fantasy Value 2014: Nick Foles, Matt Ryan, Tom Brady

Gambling911.com has your Fantasy Football value for three quarterback in 2014: Nick Foles, Matt Ryan and Tom Brady.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/04/2014

2014 NFL Fantasy Values: Demaryius Thomas, Le’veon Bell, Demarco Murray

2014 NFL Fantasy values are explored for Demaryius Thomas, Le’veon Bell and Demarco Murray, including some future prop bets for each.

Broncos Demaryius Thomas Fantasy Value from RotoWorld 2014: Grieving Demaryius Thomas had five catches for 52 yards on six targets in Thursday's preseason opener.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/30/2014

Fantasy Values 2014 NFL: Drew Brees, AJ Green, Dee Bryant

Today we look at NFL Fantasy values for Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints, AJ Green of the Cincinnati Bengals and Dee Bryant of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/28/2014

Fantasy Football Illegal in Kansas: Prosecution Possible

Fantasy Football may be legal under federal law but don’t tell that to the state of Kansas.

Clearly, Fantasy Football is illegal there based on this statute:

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/28/2014

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Live Casino Immersive Roulette Online Reviewed

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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.

Scientific Games Joins Battle Over Sports Betting

Scientific Games Joins Battle Over Sports Betting

The scramble to become leaders in a U.S. sports-betting market that doesn't even exist yet is heating up.