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Fantasy Sports Industry News
Fantasy Sports Industry News
Thomas Somach writes that DailyMVP.com uses a unique golf-like handicapping system to equalize performers.
LOS ANGELES -- There are so many fantasy sports leagues out there these days that the leagues have to do something spectacular to garner attention.
One that is doing just that is DailyMVP (www.dailymvp.com), which uses a unique business model that mimics the dynamics of a player's handicap in golf.
EAST WINDSOR, NJ – With the conclusion of the 2014 NFL season the fantasy sports market has without a question of a doubt enjoyed its largest season. The unprecedented popularity of weekly fantasy leagues offering cash prizes without season long commitments has been extraordinary - with many new sites joining the fray at the start of this past football season.
The Los Angeles Clippers and DraftKings announced today a partnership that makes DraftKings the official daily fantasy sports partner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The agreement marks the team’s first-ever partnership with a one-day fantasy sports website. DraftKings is the largest U.S.-based provider of daily fantasy sports contests across a broad range of professional and college sports, including basketball.
FanDuel.com, the world’s largest Daily Fantasy Sports site, has announced plans for the 2015 World Fantasy Basketball Championship in South Beach April 10.
Daily fantasy sports firms continue to expand with the explosive popularity of the sector in recent months. PlayMLF.com just announced via their Twitter account, they too are in need of improved office space.
In the wake of the fantasy sports phenomenon gripping the U.S., a bill to legal the activity in Iowa has been given the green light in the State Senate. Iowa casinos could also offer fantasy sports with cash payoffs under some circumstances.
Senate Study Bill 1068 was approved by the Senate State Government Committee on a voice vote with only one dissent.
Victiv.com has decided to get into the Golf fray with its PGA Fantasy freeroll on the Farmer’s Insurance Open while betting on Golf has begun to prove lucrative for the online sportsbooks.
Iowa, a state that has dabbled with the notion of legalizing online gambling including poker, has moved to legalize Fantasy sports.
While Fantasy Sports are exempt under federal legislation banning most other forms of online gambling, some individuals states have enacted their own laws that make engaging in such contests with cash prizes illegal, Iowa being one of them.
Jake Sanders, 38, of Edina, Minnesota, recently won $300,000 from the Daily Fantasy Sports site FanDuel.com. And that was by finishing in 4th place!
Sanders was a qualifier for a FanDuel $2 million dollar event in Las Vegas during week 15 of the NFL season. One player picking up yardage in the final seconds of a Jets/Titans game reduced Sanders earnings by $200,000 from $500,000.
Daily Fantasy freerolls allow folks to enter a tournament without having to pay a fee. This is an attractive option not just in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports, but also in online poker. Check out the Gambling911.com Fantasy Sports section for all the latest Fantasy and freeroll news along with picks and the latest player salaries right here.
In business for just over a month now and kicking off with a $250000 prize pool, Vulcun will now be offering a $1 million prize for the upcoming League of Legends League Championship Series (LCS).
CHICAGO -- Are you a fantasy sports player?
There's an app for that.
As more and more people play in fantasy sports leagues that they access via their mobile devices rather than their computers, the leagues are making it easier for them to do so.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — (Associated Press) - Lawmakers in Washington state - home to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks - may legalize gambling on fantasy football by classifying fantasy sports as games of skill.
While billions of dollars of sports betting continues in the shadowy world of illegal off-shore sports books, the fantasy sports business has been on fire. And as fantasy sports becomes the new hot “thing” online, it has continued to evolve: Dozens of companies are entering the market to offer everything thing from the increasingly common single day fantasy contests to the stock market-like contest offered by recent arrival. Throughout the explosion of interest, two companies – FanDuel and Draft Kings have remained the behemoths of the industry.
Fantasy sports site does end run around law to provide Super Bowl action
Turns out there's more than one way to skin a cat, or in this case, a super cat.
Fantasy sports site ScoreStreak.com has found a way to offer fantasy action on the Super Bowl, despite a law stating that fantasy play must be based on the results of multiple games.
Gambling911.com has your FantasyAces.com review including the pros and cons and what differentiates FantasyAces.com from the rest of the Daily Fantasy Sports pack. You can visit their website here.
Gambling911.com has your FanWars.com review where we point out the pros and cons of this site, which is gaining popularity amongst Fantasy players. You can view their website here.
Gambling911.com has your BallR.com review below as we point out the pros and cons of this nearly one-year-old Daily Fantasy Sports site that, on the surface, appears to be going down the right path of success and has mustered up some good feedback within the Fantasy Sports community to date. The site is based out of Las Vegas. You can check out the site here.
Gambling911.com has your RaceDayScore.com review below. This site promotes itself as the first Fantasy website exclusively for Motorsports where one can open leagues every race day. The concept is unique, to say the least. The site can be found here.
Gambling911.com intrepid reporter Thomas Somach reports that Daily Fantasy Sports site MaximumFantasySports.com will be offering Fantasy action on the Super Bowl. While contests are illegal, pools are not. Here’s Somach…
Gambling 911 recently reported how fantasy sports leagues won't be offering contests for the Super Bowl, because the Federal law that permits fantasy sports wagering stipulates it must be based on multiple games, and the Super Bowl is just one game, thus ineligible for fantasy.
Daily Fantasy Sports second biggest site, DraftKings, reported a dramatic increase in revenues during the 2014 4th quarter. Revenues came in at just over $17 million compared to $2.5 million during the same period last year.
Gambling911.com, a site you have trusted since 1999 to bring you the latest news pertaining to the gaming and Fantasy Sports sector, has its VICTIV.com review. This is one of the newest and cleanest of the Daily Fantasy Sports sites to emerge during the final months of 2014. VICTIV.com, developed by Ruckus Gaming LLC, is based out of the epicenter of creativity in the United States: Austin, Texas. The website can be found here.
The world’s largest Fantasy sports site, FanDuel.com, has seen its revenues reach $37 million for the 4th quarter ending 2014. That’s quite an increase from $7.4 million the same period last year.
Gambling911.com, a site you have trusted since 1999 to bring you the latest news pertaining to the gaming and Fantasy Sports sector, has its ReverseFantasyFootball.com review, one of the latest “race to the bottom” platforms currently available. Their website can be found here.
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According to the law, they can’t offer any Super Bowl action
The Super Bowl is annually the biggest betting day of the year for casino sportsbooks in Las Vegas.
More money will be wagered on that one game at the sportsbooks than any other sporting event of the year.
Takeaways from last week’s Fantasy Sports Trade Association Winter Conference were summed up on PartTimePoker.com with a special emphasis on the future of Daily Fantasy Sports courtesy of Eilers Research.
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.
A 55-year-old man has been identified as the lone shooter on the busy Las Vegas Strip Saturday night.