The Takeover | Been a little while since we talked about US Fantasy Sports, one of the best ways to bet sports in Vegas thanks to the pari-mutuel style of wagering. Well, some big news was released as the company has just released its mobile fantasy sports betting app for 23 states.view
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DraftKings CEO Jason Robins has told Bloomberg that the daily fantasy sports company would consider transitioning into an online sportsbook in the United States.view
The Takeover | I would be doing all of you an injustice this week if I didn’t promote the Cash Considerations podcast on GamingToday.com. Ten NFL winners were given out this week, with only one loser picked by two of us, and the other guy getting it right.view
World Series betting favorite Cleveland Indians have joined the Ohio sports teams and companies that support a proposed law to legalize fantasy sports betting in the state.view
Massachusetts has reached a legal resolution with daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel. Media reports indicate each has agreed to pay $1.3 million in a settlement with the Massachusetts Attorney General's office.view
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Thursday legislation to regulate and tax daily fantasy sports in the state. The law imposes a 10.5 percent tax on the winnings of companies that offer daily fantasy sports.view
The Takeover | Come one. Come all. Gleaming and glittering with gold and wondrous surprises for young and old. The giraffes have arrived, the trapeze has been hung, the tightrope has been tied tight and T-Mobile Arena is ready Saturday for its version of the modern day circus.view
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
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced late this week that an agreement has been reached that will continue Seminole Tribe payments of more than $300 million a year in casino tax money to the state.
More consolidation has arrived in the global betting industry with the announcement today (Saturday) that negotiations have resulted in the acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) by Toronto-based Stars Group for about $3.4 billion (US).
Tim Bryant is the new president and general manager of Derby City Gaming, the $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine facility opening in Louisville this fall.
Las Vegas-headquartered MGM Resorts International has joined a growing list of major companies partially converting to solar energy. MGM announced this week is has partnered with Chicago-based Invenergy to develop a solar array 25 miles north of Las Vegas.
Gronk the football star, meet Gronk the Kentucky Derby contender! Rob Gronkowski, tight end for the New England Patriots, announced this week he has reached a deal with Phoenix Thoroughbreds to buy into the racehorse that shares his name.