First off the Indianapolis Colts are terrible. The great thing is it doesn’t matter if the Colts are terrible in real life because they can still be profitable in USFantasy sports.view
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
Expanding casino gambling in Florida may be decided by Sunshine State voters, with word that Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. and the Seminole Tribe of Florida are continuing to fund an effort to pass a constitutional amendment that would make it difficult to expand gambling.
Resorts Casino Hotel and the Golden Nugget Atlantic City officially joins four other operating sportsbooks in Atlantic City today (Wednesday).
Talking Stick Resort and Casino near Phoenix will remain closed until Aug. 19, as a result of a fierce storm that swept through the area early Saturday. The casino said that water from multiple storms flowed into the area where the main and backup generators are housed.
NFL Previews | The NFC South was the powerhouse of the league last year with two wild cards for the first time in its current configuration.
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