DraftKings is planning to launch its Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) games in Ireland over the coming months, according to media reports. The site is expecting to roll out its gaming service before the end of the year,view
Daily fantasy sports site FanDuel announced on Friday that it would discontinue service in the United Kingdom. The move comes on the heels of word that FanDuel and DraftKings, the two major U.S. operators, have ended merger plans.view
Delaware became the 14th state to legalize and regulate Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) when Gov. John Carney’s signed enabling legislation last week.view
New Jersey’s first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let patrons play daily fantasy sports contests. Resorts Casino Hotel launched FastPick, a daily fantasy sports game in which customers choose head-to-head player matchups of real-world athletes.view
The proposal that would merge the two daily fantasy sports leaders, DraftKings and FanDuel, is no more. Thursday, leaders from each side said the decision to call off the planned merger was mutual.view
The Takeover | With the MLB All-Star break many people might be taking the next few days off, but you don’t have to.view
USFantasy Sports, the only legal daily fantasy sports platform in Nevada, continues to knock it out of the park with unbeatable baseball props for the 88th All-Star Game taking place on Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami.view
The Takeover | Somehow in the doldrums of summer sports, it’s actually about to get busy. First up is UFC International Fight Week, a yearly gathering here in Vegas that runs this year July 5-8, ending with UFC 213 at T-Mobile Arena. Here’s a rundown of the events.view
The Takeover | Sometimes even I get bored with the sports I bet on. I’m not a big baseball bettor but love the future market. I love watching hockey but I am not crazy about betting on it, though I do mess with the occasional over bet. I don’t bet basketball. So I have been a bit bored.view
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it will seek to halt the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel, because the merger would create one company controlling more than 90 percent of the U.S. market for paid daily fantasy sports contests.view
The Takeover | I had a chance to sit down with the crew from USFantasy and they have some big things on the horizon. First thing to discuss that is very exciting is the USFantasy App. It has all the features you’d expect from a phone app. Every sport is on there, the functionally is super easy and it is quick to place your bets.view
If you are one of those folks who was head over heels in love with fantasy sports betting and are still pining away at the early departure of those mega-fantasy sites, keep in mind that there’s still fantasy in Vegas.view
The Takeover | While the Warriors covered the nine-point spread in a 132-113 Game 2 victory in the NBA Finals some people actually made more than -110 on the Warriors blowout. USFantasy had six props available for Game 2 including the Warriors by 16 or more points.view
Reports from Texas indicate the latest effort to legalize for-profit fantasy sports leagues statewide appears to have reached a dead end.view
The Takeover | UFC heads back to a hotbed of MMA fans as UFC 212 takes place Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The headliner is for the UFC Featherweight Title as Champion Jose Aldo takes on Interim Champion Max Holloway to prove who’s the real 145 pound champ.view
Fantasy Football | Granted, it is only the middle of June but if you are like me your league is a year round franchise. I have already had a rookie draft, franchise tags and a restricted free agency period.view
The Takeover | Granted, it is only the middle of May but if you are like me your league is a year round franchise. I have already had a rookie draft, franchise tags and a restricted free agency period.view
One of London’s most successful hedge funds has taken a stake in the international bookmaking giant William Hill. William Hill operates around the world including more than 100 sports wagering outlets in Nevada.
The Comanche Nation in Oklahoma is suing the federal government over a rival casino the Chickasaw Nation is building two miles north of the Texas border in the Jefferson County town of Terral.
Reports from Massachusetts indicate that Springfield city officials remain concerned about filling all the jobs at the $950-million MGM Springfield casino/resort set to open next year.
Steve Tight, president of International Development for Caesars Entertainment, in an interview published by the Asian media outlet Shingetsu News, has reaffirmed the gaming giant’s desire to enter the Japanese casino market.
The Australian race mare Winx, the vision of equine perfection, badly missed the break Saturday at Royal Randwick but boldly thundered home to record her 18th consecutive victory.