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.view
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 storyview
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.view
Add New Jersey to the list of U.S. jurisdictions that have decided to take long, hard looks at fantasy sports wagering. State Sen. Jim Whelan, a former Atlantic City mayor, says he will introduce a bill that would oversee daily fantasy sports action in New Jersey.view
An Illinois legislator filed a proposal that would allow daily fantasy sports betting sites to operate within the state. Websites such as DraftKings would not be considered gambling, but any companies offering daily fantasy sports betting would need policies that allow for audits.view
Gaming Insider | Nevada’s sports wagering business would benefit from an extended think tank session. The goal: to get out in front of an issue that continues to get serious attention on a number of fronts.view
Fantasy Force | The Nevada Gaming Control Board last Thursday banned unlicensed daily fantasy sports saying any DFS site must apply for a Nevada gaming license. If you have heard any of the talk from DFS reps the quote is always...view
Daily fantasy sports wagering in Nevada is illegal without the licenses issued by the state, Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett has declared in a notice to licensees.view
Fantasy Force | Did everyone see the Devonta Freeman overturned touchdown? Change the rule! Solid diamonds last week both Willie Snead and Antonio Andrews hit but Calvin Johnson and Owen Daniels crushed my chances of making any big money this weekend.view
Beyond the Numbers | The daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry was rocked by a scandal last week when it was revealed that Ethan Haskell, DraftKings’ written content manager, had mistakenly leaked player ownership percentages...view
The two top fantasy sports wagering companies generated $43.6 million in entry fees for tournaments based on Sunday’s NFL games, suggesting recent cheating allegations have not scared off customers at FanDuel and DraftKings.view
Harry Reid, the top Democrat Senate, wants Congress to examine fantasy-sports betting services. Reid’s call for action came after reports that an employee with access to insider information placed bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.view
Fantasy Force | The stars keep falling for me in fantasy sports. This week it was Odell Beckham’s pedestrian five catches for 38 yards. Week 2, Jeremy Hill .6! In Week 1 Dez Bryant 5-48. On the opposite end of things most of my filler players have been on point.view
The seminars on sports betting and fantasy sports were a social media bonanza along with defining just where this issue lies in the state of New Jersey. “New Jersey is the flashpoint of the entire issue,” said Daniel Wallach, a Florida-based attorneyview
Fantasy sports wagering has attracted the attention of the editorial board at the New York Times, which declared in an editorial today that the time may have arrived for congressional action to “rein in” its growing appeal.view
While the Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history as the National Hockey League enters its second century, there is no question that the Montreal Canadiens dominated the league’s first 100 seasons.
An effort in Virginia to revive the shuttered Colonial Downs horseracing track near Richmond has resulted in proposed legislation to allow “historical horseracing” clearing the Virginia House Appropriations Committee by a 21-1 vote on Friday.
Caesars Entertainment has revealed it will now check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if guests have a "Do Not Disturb" sign displayed on the door.
The two Connecticut casino/resorts, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, broke out of the gate slowly in 2018 with Foxwoods posting a 2.5 decrease in slot revenue and Mohegan Sun a 5.3 percent slot revenue decrease for January.
Rhode Island lawmakers, now considering legalizing sports gambling, will now be subject to official lobbying efforts by the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball.