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
Ohio lawmakers are once again attempting to revise the state’s rules on fantasy sports. Last year the attorney general’s office advised lawmakers to update its rules on fantasy sports.view
Draft, a three-year-old daily fantasy app that has raised $5.6 million in venture funding, has sold itself to Irish betting powerhouse Paddy Power Betfair for $19 million in cash.view
The Takeover | With the huge fight starting to pick up buzz in Vegas, USFantasy has released odds for the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight at T-Mobile Arena Saturday.view
The Takeover | For all of my NFL Draft fanatics out there the time has finally come. Vegas is taking wagers on the Draft! On April 7 the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved betting on the NFL Draft if books wish to post numbers on the event, which takes place April 27-29.view
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed bill H 2250, the law regulating and legalizing paid-entry fantasy sports in the state. Arkansas becomes the first state to take that step in 2017, and the ninth since the start of 2016, reports the website legalsportsreport.com.view
The Takeover | USFantasy baseball season has begun; let’s take a look at Tuesday’s lineups.view
It's that time of year as baseball returns Sunday so GamingToday is bringing back our fantasy baseball game Fantasy Jack. This season we have simplified the game even more. Click here for all the details!view
Cyprus signed a deal this week for the construction of what officials believe will be Europe’s biggest casino. The government endorsed proposals from a group made up of Melco International, Hard Rock and local firm CNS Group to build the casino resort.
A Chinese court Monday sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of Australia’s Crown Resorts Ltd. to nine to 10 months in prison after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed legislation into law that is expected to pave the way for a new tribal casino in East Windsor. The casino/resort would become the first to be built in the state on non-tribal land.
The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state.
Poker Profiles | On Saturday, July 1, the Vegas Fire and Rescue Charitable Association will host fellow firefighters, neighbors, local celebrities and poker enthusiasts alike at its celebrated annual tournament, with proceeds benefitting fire and rescue personnel.