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New fantasy sports game revives sports betting concerns

A new daily fantasy sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL playoff game has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 12th, 2018

Fantasy sports contests take step toward being declared legal in Florida

Despite concerns raised by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would make clear fantasy sports contests are not a type of illegal gambling......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2017

After failed merger, fantasy sports site DraftKings looks to rebound with sports fans

Long derided as a game stacked tow.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 10th, 2017

5 Things to Know About the Failed FanDuel-DraftKings Merger

It fell apart because of antitrust scrutiny. This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter on deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Fantasy sports betting startups FanDuel an.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 14th, 2017

Magic Quadrant In Picking Stocks And Sports Betting

Picking stocks is a tricky game and so is sports betting. With the NFL and NCAA football seas.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 24th, 2017

Fantasy sports giants to state commission: Leave us alone

DraftKings and FanDuel, two pioneers in online fantasy sports betting who face the prospect of more state regulation and taxation, are urging a state commission reviewing the industry to leave well enough alone......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2017

APNewsBreak: Sneak peek at Hard Rock plans for Taj Mahal

Poolside and restaurant gambling, skill-based slots, fantasy sports betting and hidden VIP gambling rooms are among Hard Rock International's initial plans for their remake of the former Trump Taj Mahal casino......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 9th, 2017

Local fantasy league app bought by betting industry giant

The fantasy sports league business has gotten a big boost with the purchase of one of its smallest players. Paddy Power Betfair, a major online gambling operator, just paid $19 million in cash to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2017

Local fantasy league bought by betting industry giant

The fantasy sports league business has gotten a big boost with the purchase of one of its smallest players. Paddy Player Betfair, a major online gambling operator, just paid $19 million in cash to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2017

Recent Silence On DraftKings And FanDuel Merger May Indicate Antitrust Concerns

On November 18, 2016, daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and Fan.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 25th, 2017

The NFL"s Questionable London Games Series Strategy

The league has maintained an anti-sports betting stance while growing the game abroad......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 15th, 2016

This is the first—maybe last—year that FanDuel is one of New York"s largest private companies

It was impossible to watch a football game on television last year without seeing an ad from FanDuel or DraftKings, the two firms that spent half a billion dollars to market daily fantasy sports. But... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 14th, 2016

SEC Settles With New York Firm Over Stock-Picking Game

A New York-based company has agreed to pay a penalty for illegally offering complex derivatives products to retail investors through mobile phone games that were described as "fantasy sports for........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 14th, 2016

Woman sentenced to prison for running illegal gambling operation

Carol Jean Hazer of Farmington was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison after pleading guilty to running an illegal gambling business and filing false tax returns. Hazer, 60, organized and ran an illegal high-stakes sports betting operation .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2018

Do These 3 Things If You Want To Win The High-Influence Branding Game

Brandon Steiner breaks down the winning strategies that sports, celebrity, and high-influencer use to get their brands to catch sparks so you can be the MVP in your marketplace......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 17th, 2018

If State Lotteries Get The Nod For Sports Betting After A Favorable Supreme Court Ruling, Scientific Games Could Be A Strong Contender

If State Lotteries Get The Nod For Sports Betting After A Favorable Supreme Court Ruling, Scientific Games Could Be A Strong Contender.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 16th, 2018

Saudi women enter stadium for first time to watch soccer game in in Jeddah

The Saudi government allowed women to observe the game with other family members at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium, Al Arabiya local news reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

How To Play Churchill Downs If The Supreme Court OKs Sports Betting Rights For States

How To Play Churchill Downs If The Supreme Court OKs Sports Betting Rights For States.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 12th, 2018

DraftKings doubling size of Boston HQ with move to Back Bay

The daily fantasy sports site also has plans to hire more than 200 workers this year, ahead of its move to a 105,000-square-foot office in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

This calculator tells you how long it would take the world"s highest-paid athletes to earn your annual salary — and for most it"s a matter of hours

Paul Kane / Getty Want to find out how quickly your salary is obliterated by top-earning athletes? Now you can. Sports betting tips site Freesupertips has created the Sports Supers.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2018

Yahoo Sports to livestream NFL games rest of month

Yahoo Sports will livestream all four divisional playoff games this weekend and the conference championships as an appetizer for next season when every game from the preseason to the Super Bowl will be livestreamed on its sports app......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 9th, 2018