The Takeover | Another week of USFantasy and it looks like a nice 13-1 winner from the Texans RB Lamar Miller. Arizona’s David Johnson had yet to play at press time but he’s the only running back left in Prop No. 2 that could take out the Houston star.view
Looking at this week’s card, US Fantasy has add two new props with Sunday and Monday night games only. The most interesting is a four player quarterback field (PROP No. 10) featuring Sunday night QBs with Monday night QBsview
The Takeover | Tom Brady certainly knows how to come back in style. The Patriots’ suspended quarterback, as expected, lit up the Cleveland Browns to the tune of 406 passing yards and 3 TDs at EVEN money to take Prop #1 in USFantasy this past weekend.view
Dye-ing to Know | Professional leagues in the United States are finally starting to recognize that legalized sports betting is actually in their best interests, and not the enemy, when it comes to maintaining integrity for the games.view
Fantasy used to be my domain here at GamingToday. Now that fantasy is back in Vegas thanks to US Fantasy. Let’s take a look at some plays for this Sunday. (According to USFantasy.com; Betting closes at 10 a.m. and is available at Caesars locations, Boyd Gaming sportsbooks and CGT locations.)view
Expect a resumption of heated national discussion of fantasy sports rules and regulations now that major industry player DraftKings is investigating if two brothers used what is being termed an “illegal strategy” to win last weekend’s “Football Millionaire” contest.view
The Takeover | Before I get to the OVER picks for this week, let’s talk about the new betting option in Las Vegas – USFantasy. Available at Paris Las Vegas, The LINQ and Flamingo sportsbooks, with more expected to come online this week.view
Indiana could be the next major battle ground for fantasy sports – with at least two entities seeking a state license for so-called in-game bets. So far, fourteen companies have filed non-binding letters of intent to operate under Indiana’s new paid fantasy law.view
Gaming Yesterday | All the best to Vic Salerno and partner Mike Knapp who are launching a unique version of fantasy sports. Their company, USFantasy Sports (USF), is a natural, and in my opinion will soon pass the current fantasy sites.view
USFantasy, gaming pioneer Vic Salerno’s freshly-minted fantasy football operation is expected to be up and running sometime Friday afternoon, GamingToday has learned.view
The Analyst | Daily fantasy operators pitched legislative language to the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee last week that would allow the operators of daily fantasy sports (DFS) to enter Nevada under a new class of license.view
Daily fantasy sports websites that were shut down in Nevada because they didn’t have gambling licenses want to get back in the game, but officials who set policy for the gambling mecca of Las Vegas weren’t impressed.view
The Takeover | With the return of the NFL comes the return of Fantasy Football. If you have been with me from the start of my columns you know it used to be called Fantasy Force and gave out picks for Draft Kings and FanDuel.view
Delaware’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports operators to back off, telling them the state does not allow them to charge players to play, or players to win monetary prizes.view
Ice Cubes | Twelve months ago, the Vegas Golden Knights didn’t have a roster, busily preparing for the NHL expansion draft. Today, in light of the unique location of this expansion team, there is only one word that can cover the club’s unprecedented success: Boxcars!
Slot Club Spotlight | The Skyline Hotel & Casino in Henderson recently launched its long-awaited new slot club. The Skyline, located at 1741 North Boulder Highway, features classic Vegas charm with all the comforts of home.
The largest U.S. credit card issuers, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and American Express Co., have yet to formulate a policy delineating if and when their cards may be allowed for use in sports gambling.
The Louisiana Legislature adjourned its regular session without reaching a deal on a proposed extension of the Harrah’s New Orleans casino gambling license. The bill died thus dealing a major setback to plans for a new $350 million hotel project.
Wynn Resorts has announced it has completed the removal of nearly 1 million tons of contaminated sediment from the former chemical plant site on which it's building a $2.5 billion Boston-area casino now to be called Encore Boston Harbor.