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Reid wants Congress to examine fantasy-sports betting

Reid wants Congress to examine fantasy-sports betting

posted on October 08, 2015 by

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.

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Ones to watch in NFL fantasy

Ones to watch in NFL fantasy

posted on October 06, 2015 by

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.

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Fantasy sports seminars argue skill vs. luck

Fantasy sports seminars argue skill vs. luck

posted on October 06, 2015 by

​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 attorney

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New York Times: 'Rein in fantasy wagering'

New York Times: 'Rein in fantasy wagering'

posted on October 05, 2015 by

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.

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Gustafsson worth a shot against DC

Gustafsson worth a shot against DC

posted on October 03, 2015 by

Fantasy Force  Daniel Cormier defends his UFC ‘Jon Jones’ Light Heavyweight Championship against Alexander Gustafsson tonight on PPV.

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The NFL catch rule needs an overhaul

The NFL catch rule needs an overhaul

posted on September 29, 2015 by

Fantasy Force | First, let me start this week by getting something off my chest. The Calvin Johnson-Dez Bryant rule is a travesty.

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Fantasy wagering could benefit New Jersey's push

Fantasy wagering could benefit New Jersey's push

posted on September 23, 2015 by

​The recent surge of interest in fantasy sports wagering could benefit New Jersey’s stalled attempt to bring sports betting to Atlantic City casinos, according to a congressman who is sympathetic to the effort.

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Fantasy sports wagering: A work in progress

Fantasy sports wagering: A work in progress

posted on September 22, 2015 by

Gaming Insider | Fantasy sports wagering needs a strong dose of “clarity.” That’s the view of MGM Resorts Executive VP Alan Feldman who put my recent question on the subject under his microscope.

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Look towards Seahawks Graham in fantasy

Look towards Seahawks Graham in fantasy

posted on September 22, 2015 by

Fantasy Force | The Buccaneers, a week after being embarrassed by the Titans, win at New Orleans. Compare that to Jacksonville’s Allen Robinson with six catches for 155 yards and two touchdowns after catching one ball last week.

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Fantasy wagering pursues legislative action in Florida

Fantasy wagering pursues legislative action in Florida

posted on September 16, 2015 by

​The fantasy sports industry wants to get the attention of the Florida Legislature. With that in mind, two of the biggest companies in the rapidly evolving business, FanDuel and DraftKings, have joined forces to hire a legislative lobbyist.

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Mariota's shocking debut a NFL fantasy highlight

Mariota's shocking debut a NFL fantasy highlight

posted on September 15, 2015 by

Fantasy Force |  3 players with shocking Week 1 fantasy football scores: Who are Marcus Mariota, Marcel Reese and James Jones. If this were Jeopardy Alex Trebek would say, correct.

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NFL fantasy is back just in time

NFL fantasy is back just in time

posted on September 08, 2015 by

Fantasy Force | NFL fantasy is finally here.  This is what my column breathes for – a list of picks to make winners of us all.

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MONDAY NIGHT FANTASY

MONDAY NIGHT FANTASY

posted on September 07, 2015 by

The Vikings, are on the upswing second-year QB Teddy Bridgewater is showing how he might be the future Minnesota has been dreaming of.

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Dodson has the goods to shock Johnson

Dodson has the goods to shock Johnson

posted on September 05, 2015 by

Let me take you back to January 26, 2013. UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson was defending his crown for the first time against young but talented John "The Magician" Dodson.

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Top 5 overall NFL fantasy players by position

Top 5 overall NFL fantasy players by position

posted on September 01, 2015 by

Fantasy Force | Here are my selections for the Top 5 NFL fantasy players (Scoring to keep in mind: .5 to 1 point per completion, 1 point per reception):

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GT NFL fantasy contest wants one thing touchdowns

GT NFL fantasy contest wants one thing touchdowns

posted on September 01, 2015 by

If you have played fantasy football I am sure you’ve had a quarterback lose you a game on an interception or maybe Julio Jones had 200 yards but couldn’t get a touchdown. If you like things simple then we have a fantasy football contest for you.

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Is fantasy sports a skill? Does it matter?

Is fantasy sports a skill? Does it matter?

posted on September 01, 2015 by

The Analyst | One of the most haunting questions around fantasy sports: Is wagering on fantasy sports an exercise of skill or an exercise of gambling, particularly in consideration of daily fantasy sports contests?

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Fantasy football success is about balance

Fantasy football success is about balance

posted on August 25, 2015 by

Fantasy Force | The last few years it seems a team wins with a Pittsburgh Steelers-type fantasy lineup of a strong-armed quarterback, a touchdown scoring running back and a playmaking 1,000 yard, double digit touchdown wide receiver.

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2015 NFL Fantasy Football Busts

2015 NFL Fantasy Football Busts

posted on August 25, 2015 by

2015 NFL Fantasy Football Busts - stay away, you were warned! from Vegas Top Dogs

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NFL wants points in any arena

NFL wants points in any arena

posted on August 18, 2015 by

Fantasy Force | As the NFL changes so does fantasy football. In case you haven’t gotten the memo, over the past five seasons or so the league realized owners and fans love lots of yards and points.

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