Georgia lawmakers are set to complete passage of a bill to legalize and regulate fantasy sports. The initiative received support this week from former Atlanta Brave and Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine.view
The Takeover | March Madness has finally cooled off at the books after the people got completely buried on the weekend by the bookmakers.view
Mississippi this week became the newest state to legalize daily fantasy sports after Republican governor Phil Bryant signed legislation into law on Monday authorizing the online games.view
The Takeover | With the focus on the NCAA tournament, USFantasy is stepping up its fantasy props for March Madness. USFantasy has 12 different games where you can bet on the margin of victory.view
North Carolina legislators have begun to address the issue of Daily Fantasy Sports. House Bill 279 would require registration with the Secretary of State's Office for companies that operate fantasy sports sites that require money up front and pay out cash prizes.view
The Takeover | First off, I had the chance to check out UFC 209 in person at T-Mobile Arena, which is an amazing venue.view
The Takeover | A true UFC Supercard takes place this Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, with two championships on the line. The UFC 209 main event features a rematch of arguably the best title fight from 2016, UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson.view
Professional golfer Willy Wilcox is now the first PGA player to officially sign a contract with a fantasy sports site by inking a deal this week with DraftKings, the fantasy sports gambling website.view
The Takeover | For everyone that is burying the Kings for trading DeMarcus Cousins, please stop. Cousins is not a winner. Don’t agree? Let’s check the Kings’ win total numbers: 24, 22, 28, 28, 29, 33 and this year 24, the trend of losing.view
After reviewing two new gambling bills late last week, the Mississippi House has determined how it will move forward on the issue. The state has seen a daily fantasy sports bill move on to the Senate while a bill involving a state lottery has failed to gain approval.view
The Takeover | If you are looking for a different way to attack UFC 208 betting this weekend, USFantasy has put up props for five fights. The main event features former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm taking on Germaine de Randamie to become the first-ever UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion.view
The Takeover | Super Bowl LI features the Atlanta Falcons looking for their first Lombardi Trophy against the institution of the NFL, the New England Patriots, looking for their fifth title. All four Patriot wins came with current coach Bill Belichick and future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady.view
DraftKings, a major U.S. fantasy sports operator has been approved for a Controlled Skill Games License from the Malta Gaming Authority, the entity that runs gaming in Malta. DraftKings hopes to start by offering contests in Malta and Germany early this year.view
Fantasy sports betting operators could soon be taxed 8 percent on their Mississippi revenue. Bills up for consideration in both the House and the Senate establishes the tax and authorizes the Gaming Commission to regulate sports betting operations online or in casinos.view
The Takeover | Let’s talk a little USFantasy football shall we. First off I would like to draw your attention to the props USFantasy has done the past couple weeks. Atlanta topped Seattle 36-20, a 16-point win, placing the winning margin of victory in ATL BY 14-20. It paid $25.40 for $2. Not bad considering the Falcons were a -6 favorite in the game.view
Fantasy Force | USFantasy continues to get creative with their fantasy props just in time for NFL Wild Card Weekend. Here’s a rundown of the various props available:view
The Takeover | The reason that these USFantasy EXACTAS pay so well? Because they are difficult to hit.view
Fantasy Force | Well the holiday season is in full swing so maybe it’s time to get a little greedy and go for some exacta payouts in USFantasy.view
Poker Profiles | This month, I interviewed Andy Rich, the poker room manager at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, one of the most popular card rooms in town.
Lindo Report | I was at Santa Anita the day Affirmed destroyed the field in the 1978 Grade I Santa Anita Derby. I was at Hollywood Park when Seattle Slew, coming off his Triple Crown sweep, was beaten by J.O. Tobin in the 1977 Swaps Stakes in front of over 80,000 fans.
Around Town | History was made Monday morning when the NFL team owners, who are holding their annual league meeting in Phoenix, voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas, despite a last minute plea in a letter from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The vote was a foregone conclusion after the league and Raiders were not satisfied with Oakland’s proposals for a new stadium.
The owner of Hialeah Park in Florida has broken ground in Florida City on a development that will include a jai-alai fronton, and later, he hopes, a poker room that will draw in tourists, as well.