Fantasy Sports

You're Not Welcome: Illinois Bill Seeks to Prevent Entrance by Draftkings, FanDuel

Language in a current version of bill floating around Illinois legislature seeks to keep out US legal sports betting titans FanDuel and Draftkings, both of which have absolutely cornered the NJ market.  The Cook County record suggests there will most certainly be legal repercussions.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/18/2019

Prop Bets the Biggest Bridge that Brings Sports Betting and Fantasy Together

There are obvious common synergies between fantasy sports and sports wagering.  But there is one in particular that truly brings the two together.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/07/2019

Fantasy: 2019 Player Rankings Post Draft

Fantasy: 2019 Player Rankings Post Draft

TheScore.com has released its Fantasy: 2019 Player Rankings Post Draft.  We also have your odds for those teams with these studs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/01/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Texas as that state has no intention to offer sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/01/2019

FanDuel CEO Matt King Talks Legalized Sports Betting in the USA

FanDuel CEO Matt King Talks Legalized Sports Betting in the USA

Matt King, FanDuel CEO, joins "Squawk on the Street" to talk sports betting as more laws are passed to make betting on sporting events legal in more states.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/26/2019

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From My State? Not in California, Texas, New Jersey, More

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From My State?  Not in California, Texas, New Jersey, More

Ever since we began profiling all the rage in hybrid fantasy sports games, Monkey Knife Fight, the inquiries have been through the roof here at Gambling911.com.   But not all of you can enjoy this fun prop battle.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2019

How Does Monkey Knife Fight Work?

How Does Monkey Knife Fight Work?

Monkey Knife Fight is the first of what will likely be many hybrid fantasy game formats that approach the line on what is sports betting without actually crossing over it.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/21/2019

Which States Block the DraftKings App?

Which States Block the DraftKings App?

A total of nine states block the Draftkings app for daily fantasy sports.  Only New Jersey currently offers the Draftkings sports betting app.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/24/2018

Surprise! NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

Surprise!  NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

FanDuel will become authorized gaming operator of the NBA

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/18/2018

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel has reached deals with the National Hockey League and its New Jersey Devils franchise for sports betting and fantasy sports play.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/05/2018

Buffalo Wild Wings Partners With Draftkings - Introducing Blazin’ Fantasy Football

America’s largest sports bar is launching a first-of-its-kind-partnership with DraftKings for an exclusive fantasy football game called “Blazin’ Fantasy Football".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2018

FanDuel Live Scoring Delays Have Customers Fantasizing About DraftKings...But Same Issues

The popular Daily Fantasy Sports provider FanDuel came under fire over the weekend for lagging with their live scoring feature.  The company was investigating the issue.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2018

FanDuel News

Gambling911.com has all your FanDuel news below.  This is the largest daily fantasy sports company and was recently acquired by Paddy Power.  It launched a sportsbook at the Meadowlands Racetrack on July 15, 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2018

How the DFS Sites Are Doing: $3.2 Billion in Handle Over Past 12 Months

How the DFS Sites Are Doing: $3.2 Billion in Handle Over Past 12 Months

Legal Sports on Thursday provided a glimpse into how the Daily Fantasy Sports sector has performed over the past year, noting that the numbers are not broken down by operator.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/16/2018

DraftKings and Resorts Team Up to Offer Legalized Sports Betting in U.S.

One of the nation's largest daily fantasy sports companies is teaming up with an Atlantic City casino in the latest deal seeking to capitalize on the emerging legal sports betting market.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2018

Louisiana the Latest State to Determine Legal Status of Daily Fantasy Sports

Louisiana the Latest State to Determine Legal Status of Daily Fantasy Sports

Voters will decide whether fantasy sports games through online sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel will be legalized in Louisiana.

Submitted by Guest on, May/27/2018

Video - Paddy Power and FanDuel Merge: Offers Easy Entry Into US Sports Betting Market

CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on the latest merger between European operator Paddy Power Betfair and U.S.-based daily fantasy sports company Fanduel which is now getting into sports betting after a recent Supreme Court decision. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2018

Paddy Power Buys FanDuel

Paddy Power Betfair (PPB.I) (PPB.L) has agreed to merge its U.S. business with fantasy sports company FanDuel to target the U.S. sports betting market that is set to open up in the coming years, the Irish bookmaker said on Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2018

PA to Start Taxing, Regulating Online Fantasy Sports

PA to Start Taxing, Regulating Online Fantasy Sports

Six online fantasy sports game operators are now offering wagers that are regulated and taxed by Pennsylvania.

Submitted by Guest on, May/02/2018

DraftKings Seeks Casino Partners for Sports Betting

DraftKings Seeks Casino Partners for Sports Betting

DraftKings says it has contacted potential casino partners in New Jersey with an eye to offering sports betting if the U.S. Supreme Court legalizes it.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/30/2018

DraftKings Hires Head of Sportsbook in Anticipation of U.S. Legalized Sports Betting

DraftKings Hires Head of Sportsbook in Anticipation of U.S. Legalized Sports Betting

Daily Fantasy Sports giant DraftKings has announced the hire of Sean Hurley to head up its new sportsbook division.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2018

FundFantasy Simulated Investing Contests Enhances Bonus Structure

FundFantasy Simulated Investing Contests Enhances Bonus Structure

With FundFantasy’s presale having been sold out, and their public token sale concluded, the FundFantasy project has made tremendous advancements, and have made some interesting changes to their bonus structure. The new model is simpler and is designed to avoid congestion on the Ethereum network. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/27/2018

DraftKings Sees Opening With Legalized Sports Betting

DraftKings Sees Opening With Legalized Sports Betting

With its foothold in fantasy sports, DraftKings couldn't bear to sit out another Super Bowl.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/03/2018

MyDFS Announces Its Cryptocurrency Now Available for Sale

MyDFS Announces Its Cryptocurrency Now Available for Sale

Daily Fantasy Sports site MyDFS is betting blockchain to redefine its games through better transparency.  The startup has just put its tokens on sale with a hard cap set at $100 million.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/28/2018

Daily Fantasy Sports Industry an Epic Fail in New York State

Daily Fantasy Sports Industry an Epic Fail in New York State

So much for the Daily Fantasy Sports industry generating all that massive tax revenue for New York State.  Turns out it was all a fantasy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2018

Daily Fantasy Sports Site to Allow Contests on College Football

Daily Fantasy Sports Site to Allow Contests on College Football

The Daily Fantasy Sports website Boom Fantasy has announced it will be offering DFS contests for the College Football bowl season.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/26/2017

Oulala Captures Best DFS Product Award at SBC

Oulala Captures Best DFS Product Award at SBC

Hosted by former footballer Luis Garcia and sports presenter Matt Lorenzo, the event featured a full 28 award categories this year – 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

Interview with Founders of DFS App POANG, Ohio Lawmakers Approve Sector

Interview with Founders of DFS App POANG, Ohio Lawmakers Approve Sector

Fuelled by ambition and belief in their novel idea, three young Maltese entrepreneurs quit their full-time jobs to focus on a novel venture: creating a fantasy football app.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

DFS Provider Oulala Partners With Bravio to Target Indian Mobile Market

DFS Provider Oulala Partners With Bravio to Target Indian Mobile Market

Oulala, the daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator and B2B provider, will expand its monetised platform via its new partnership with Bravio, initially seeking to penetrate the relatively untapped Indian mobile market networks.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2017

Betsson Group Partners With Scout Gaming to Provide DFS, Paddy and Hill Want Crown

Betsson Group Partners With Scout Gaming to Provide DFS, Paddy and Hill Want Crown

Betsson Group has joined forces with Scout Gaming to launch its very own Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/27/2017

Breaking News

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.