The House of Representatives has approved amended agreements that could lead to Connecticut’s first casino on nontribal land.
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.
More betting action was coming in on Jamie Vardy to be the top goal scorer in the Premier League this season (2015-16).
Vardy, the Leicester City forward, bagged a second half brace to help the Foxes draw with Southampton in a 2-2 final.
The week previous, Vardy scored from the penalty spot with a total of five shots on goal (three on target) resulting in an away victory versus Norwich City on Saturday.
Currently, Vardy is the league’s top goal scorer and his fantasy value is excellent for Premier League DFS players.
(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - Gambling911.com and sister site DFS911.com are always on the lookout for the best in Daily and Weekly Fantasy contests. DraftKings.com has its head-to-head Soccer contests that pay out $10,600.
(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - New York-based DraftPot.com is upping the ante in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports by allowing folks to enter their contests without having to deal with a salary cap. That’s right, you can pick whomever you want.
Ordinarily, betting on the FIFA World Cup specifically centres on who will win and who will finish the tournament as the competition’s leading scorer. It does not usually focus on whether or not the event will actually take place. But that is the sorry scenario that is currently playing out regarding the scheduled 2022 tournament in Qatar.
First ever trade show and conference covering the daily fantasy sports industry. DFSE plans to bring new faces to the industry, introduce unique methods of thinking and provide the ultimate networking experience for executives.
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo ( www.fantasysportsexpo.com ) on August 6-7, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Site’s Unique Format Proves Popular With Fans
SAN MATEO, Calif. -- With a steady supply of computer- and Internet-savvy talent and some of the biggest techno-brains around, it's no surprise that Silicon Valley in Northern California has become Ground Zero for the Sports Fantasy League business, including much of the newer business in that industry that involves daily sports fantasy.
Adult entertainment and fantasy have always worked great together….but Fantasy Sports?
Yes it’s true, the world’s largest purveyors of pornography, Vivid Entertainment, this week entered into a deal with the third largest Daily Fantasy Sports site DraftDay.com.
The professional sports leagues are loving Daily Fantasy Sports...and with good reason.
Daily fantasy website Major League Fantasy (www.playmlf.com), which went into business just last month, will soon announce a partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League, sources told Gambling 911.
The arrangement will involve Major League Fantasy becoming an official sponsor of the NHL team, with MLF advertising appearing at Lightning games and in Lightning media, the sources said.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- This tony Southern California beach town just outside Los Angeles has always been known for great waves and great surfing, not to mention seeing an occasional celebrity or two.
But as the base for an Internet fantasy sports league?
That's something that's more likely to come out of Northern California, where tech-obsessed Silicon Valley is located.
While the Daily Fantasy Sports industry may be in its infancy, consolidation continues. Last week it was announced that Toronto-based TheScore.com had acquired a mobile Fantasy sports app called Swoopt.
HOUSTON -- This sprawling Southwestern metropolis, now the country's fourth-largest city, has been home to many historic venues, such as the Astrodome and NASA headquarters.
And now it is the home of a sports fantasy company that is revolutionizing the industry--Sports Tradex (www.sportstradex.com).
A 33-year-old personal trainer and former teacher last week converted a $35 entry into $2 million at the 2014 FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship in Las Vegas.
Site originates game varieties that others then copy
CHICAGO -- One of the up-and-coming new fantasy sports websites that is attracting a lot of attention these days is called Maximum Fantasy Sports and is run from the Windy City in the Heartland of America.
That alone makes it stand out--most fantasy sites, it seems, are based on the East or West Coasts.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Fantasy sports today are where poker was 10 years ago. The scene is exploding with popularity. Huge amounts of money are being won. And new names are joining the game every week.
Gambling911.com has your Fantasy Soccer for 10 December including Wednesday’s Champions League game between Chelsea and Sporting Lisbon. First let’s check out the odds and a matchup preview.
Chelsea was coming in with odds of 4/6, Sporting 4/1 and the Draw at 5/2.
The Liverpool v Basel betting odds for 9 December had Liverpool as a 4/5 favorite, Basel at 7/2 and the Draw at 11/4. 65% of those betting this matchup were backing Liverpool.
If Liverpool do not win, they will not qualify for the last 16.
Everybody is talking about the new commercial featuring New England Patriots starting quarterback Tom Brady donning a wig to take on the roll of a telemarketer. But Fortune.com is asking: “How did a little known fantasy app land the likes of a Tom Brady?”
3-time Cy Young winner LA Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has signed on to represent FantasyDraft.com, a new Daily Fantasy Sports website.
For those of you wondering whether a sports bettor can be converted into a fantasy player, the answer to this question is a resounding YES.
The same has not always held true for season long fantasy leagues, however, as online sportsbooks trying to capture that market have learned in past years.
You have heard all the rage about Daily Fantasy Sports but how many of your actually know how to play?
A class action lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida this week against one of the largest fantasy sports sites FanDuel.com.
The latest installment in the fast growing daily fantasy sector is DailyMVP.com, a site that looks to distinguish itself from the rest of the pack by offering fantasy sports without the salary cap platform found at other sites.
Two new fantasy sports sites debuted in recent days: FantasyDraft.com and DraftHero.com.
ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eilers Research, LLC has announced the publication of an in-depth white paper titled: "Daily Fantasy Sports: The Future of US Sports Wagering?" The report, authored by Adam Krejcik, Managing Director of Digital & Interactive Gaming, takes a comprehensive look at the financial health of the Daily Fantasy Sports market, as well as an analysis of the competitive landscape and expected industry growth through 2020.
The popular daily fantasy sports site Draftkings.com has partnered with the New England Patriots. The partnership is a first for any professional football team with an organization operating in daily fantasy sports and it was inked just hours before Thursday night’s game against the Jets.
In an interview conducted with Gambling911.com’s own Thomas Somach this week, Seth Young, COO of Star Fantasy Leagues, revealed neither he nor the two co-founders have any intention to move their thriving fantasy sports business out of Rochester, New York, calling the city “
ROCHESTER, N. Y. -- The hottest things in sports right now are commercial sports fantasy leagues, where fans of major sports can create and manage their own imaginary teams and, in the process, earn cash prizes depending on the teams' success.
And it's all legal, because the Federal government of the U.S. has officially decreed that participating in fantasy sports involves skill, not luck, so it's not considered gambling.
NBC Sports is making serious inroads into the world of fantasy sports, this week announcing a partnership with Rotogrinders, the leader in fantasy content and website tools.
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Phil Ivey, one of the greats in the world of poker, and the late Dave “Devilfish” Ullioit have been inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame over the weekend.