New Jersey lawmakers and regulators should not treat daily fantasy sports action the same way as casinos because success relies more on skill than on chance. That was the essence of the message delivered by a spokesman for the booming industry.
The nation’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies have been ordered to stop doing business with New York residents. FanDuel and DraftKings, were told that their business constitutes illegal gambling and they cannot do business with residents.
Pennsylvania poker pro Joe McKeehen never gave up his lead in the World Series of Poker’s championship event, and took home $7.68 million Tuesday night as the victor. 25-year-old McKeehen won when his ace-10 turned into a pair of tens on the flop.
No Fantasy in New York | DraftKings and FanDuel have been ordered by the New York State attorney general to stop taking bets from New York residents according to a New York Times story
Let’s be honest, there’s a lot of speculation that surrounds the gambling industry and people are either looking for the next best strategy or loop hole that allows players to essentially game the system and take home a nice wad of cash.
Downtown Grand will host the official live viewing party in Las Vegas for Intel Extreme Masters (IEM), an international annual e-sports competition for “Counter Strike”
Dinero Talks | Since the Broncos failed to get out of Indianapolis with a win, only three unbeaten teams remain. Not coincidentally, all three are listed below in a breakdown of Week 10’s top 10 matchups.
Gaming Insider | The sports betting business continues to fuel talk that is getting the attention of lawmakers across the country. Former Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli is at the junction of this exchange of views.
The Takeover | If you haven’t noticed, football might be the best sport for overs. Football tends to follow a rhythm like a song. If one of the teams starts airing it out, usually the other offense needs to answer with the flow of a Mozart symphony.
Doc's Sports Services | Doc’s Sports Services stayed hot with last week’s top college football picks for GamingToday with a 2-1 mark. One of the top sports selection services in the nation is now 9-3 with these free picks over the past four weeks.
Inside the Ring | Melbourne, Australia hosts UFC 193 and the most dominant mixed martial arts practitioner on the planet, the women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The card features a co-main and main event with UFC gold on the line.
Ice Cubes | The NHL season is already 20 percent complete which is an important point in the hockey timeline for the bettor. In an historic sense, among the eight teams in each conference that hold playoff berths, seven will maintain their standings.
There’s a Monday Night Football trend that deserves a good look this week when Browns, coming off a bye, plays host to the Baltimore Ravens. It’s the first time since 2009 the Browns and their backers are getting to bask in the MNF spotlight.
The Net Result | The suddenly-broken San Diego State Aztecs, along with Sweet 16 finalist West Virginia, headline the nine-team field at the recently-purchased Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Thanksgiving and Black Friday at Orleans Arena.
Reel Deals | It will be a busy Thanksgiving week in Las Vegas with lots of promotions, turkey, pies, wine and football!
Mississippi casino revenues stumbled in October, as gamblers lost less. State Revenue Department figures show casinos won $162 million in October, down 3 percent from $166 million in October 2014.
The rising popularity of table games combined with cost-cutting helped drive an 86 percent improvement in fourth quarter net income for Mohegan Sun casinos.