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FanDuel is About to Dominate Another State's Market

FanDuel is About to Dominate Another State's Market

After sharing over 70% of the New Jersey sports betting market with Draftkings, FanDuel is about to take control of Pennsylvania.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/21/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 20 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday August 20, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2019

FanDuel Founders Preparing to File New Lawsuit Against Firm?

FanDuel Founders Preparing to File New Lawsuit Against Firm?

Newly filed accounts for FanDuel reveal that a group of founders are preparing fresh legal action against the firm, The Courier reports.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/13/2019

Josh Jacobs Fantasy Breakout 2019 - Latest Odds

Josh Jacobs Fantasy Breakout 2019 - Latest Odds

ESPN.com’s calls Raiders running back Stephania Bell a fantasy breakout for 2019.  Jacobs is listed at 40/1 to have the most rushing yards in 2019-20.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/11/2019

Fantasy Tip 2019: Chicago Bears - A Look at David Montgomery

Fantasy Tip 2019: Chicago Bears - A Look at David Montgomery

ESPN.com's Dan Graziano delved into the team training camps in an effort to offer some fantasy tips for the upcoming NFL season.  In regard to the Chicago Bears, Graziano warns stay away from the Bears' wide receivers too high.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/04/2019

Fantasy Tip 2019: Green Bay Packers - A Look at Davante Adams

Fantasy Tip 2019: Green Bay Packers - A Look at Davante Adams

ESPN.com's Dan Graziano delved into the team training camps in an effort to offer some fantasy tips for the upcoming NFL season.  In regard to the Green Bay Packers, Graziano focuses on running back Davante Adams.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/04/2019

Fantasy Tip 2019: Minnesota Vikings - A Look at Dalvin Cook

Fantasy Tip 2019: Minnesota Vikings - A Look at Dalvin Cook

ESPN.com's Dan Graziano delved into the team training camps in an effort to offer some fantasy tips for the upcoming NFL season.  In regard to the Minnesota Vikings, Graziano focuses on running back Dalvin Cook.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/04/2019

Can I Bet Sports on Fanduel From Illinois?

Can I Bet Sports on Fanduel From Illinois?

FanDuel will not be able to enter the Illinois sports betting market until the earliest 2022.  You can still bet with any number of offshore sportsbooks, some of which have been in business for over 20 years and offer up to $1500 in signup bonuses.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/08/2019

Can You Bet on FanDuel in Texas?

Can You Bet on FanDuel in Texas?

You are prohibited from betting on the FanDuel app from Texas.  But have no fear, alternative sports betting sites are available to those living in or visiting the Lone Star State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/07/2019

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

OJ Simpson Doling Out Fantasy Sports Advise: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

It seems OJ Simpson may be getting into the fantasy sports business.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2019

Betting the Boston Red Sox June 17 - Rick Porcello Fantasy

Betting the Boston Red Sox June 17 - Rick Porcello Fantasy

Rick Porcello was expected to start Monday's game against the Minnesota Twins desperate for a win.  A line was not up on this game overnight as Porcello was still not official. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/16/2019

Betting the Texas Rangers June 17 - Lance Lynn Fantasy

Betting the Texas Rangers June 17 - Lance Lynn Fantasy

The Indians take on the Rangers Monday night with Lance Lynn (7-4, 4.40) starting for Texas.  Mike Clevinger (1-0, 0.00) will start for Cleveland.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/16/2019

Betting the New York Mets June 17 - Zack Wheeler Fantasy

Betting the New York Mets June 17 - Zack Wheeler Fantasy

The Mets-Braves meetings have resulted in a 5-5 record for both teams over their last ten.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/16/2019

Betting the Washington Nationals June 17 - Patrick Corbin Ready for a Breakout Monday?

Washington Nationals starter Patrick Corbin (5-5, 4.11) is currently on a three-game downward spiral and due on Monday against the Philadelphia Phillies where he takes on Jake Arrietta, also floudering of late but somehow managing to capture the win in what was hardly an impressive outing. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/16/2019

Draftkings 'Inadvertently' Cancels WNBA Contests: Players Fuming

Some customers of Draftkings have taken to Twitter over the past 24 hours to express their disgust with the daily fantasy sports provider's decision to cancel three WNBA contests on Saturday (June 8).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2019

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters agreed in November to legalize online fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in 47 parishes. But it's unclear if lawmakers will approve the tax and regulatory provisions required to start the betting, before the legislative session ends Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/04/2019

Monkey Knife Fight PGA Games - Tiger Wood Refunds

Monkey Knife Fight PGA Games - Tiger Wood Refunds

Gambling911.com has previously highlighted How to Play on Monkey Knife Fight, the exciting new hybrid fantasy sports product that inches ever so close to sports betting now that the US Supreme Court has ruled to allow this form of gambling.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/31/2019

Sports Betting News: Hearings Underway in Mass, Rotogrinders, PocketFive Acquired

Hearings were underway Tuesday and Wednesday to determine if sports betting should be legalized in the state of Massachusetts.  The public will offer feedback on Wednesday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2019

You're Not Welcome: Illinois Bill Seeks to Prevent Entrance by Draftkings, FanDuel

Language in a current version of bill floating around Illinois legislature seeks to keep out US legal sports betting titans FanDuel and Draftkings, both of which have absolutely cornered the NJ market.  The Cook County record suggests there will most certainly be legal repercussions.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/18/2019

Prop Bets the Biggest Bridge that Brings Sports Betting and Fantasy Together

There are obvious common synergies between fantasy sports and sports wagering.  But there is one in particular that truly brings the two together.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/07/2019

Fantasy: 2019 Player Rankings Post Draft

Fantasy: 2019 Player Rankings Post Draft

TheScore.com has released its Fantasy: 2019 Player Rankings Post Draft.  We also have your odds for those teams with these studs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/01/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Texas as that state has no intention to offer sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/01/2019

FanDuel CEO Matt King Talks Legalized Sports Betting in the USA

FanDuel CEO Matt King Talks Legalized Sports Betting in the USA

Matt King, FanDuel CEO, joins "Squawk on the Street" to talk sports betting as more laws are passed to make betting on sporting events legal in more states.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/26/2019

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From My State? Not in California, Texas, New Jersey, More

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From My State?  Not in California, Texas, New Jersey, More

Ever since we began profiling all the rage in hybrid fantasy sports games, Monkey Knife Fight, the inquiries have been through the roof here at Gambling911.com.   But not all of you can enjoy this fun prop battle.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2019

How Does Monkey Knife Fight Work?

How Does Monkey Knife Fight Work?

Monkey Knife Fight is the first of what will likely be many hybrid fantasy game formats that approach the line on what is sports betting without actually crossing over it.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/21/2019

Which States Block the DraftKings App?

Which States Block the DraftKings App?

A total of nine states block the Draftkings app for daily fantasy sports.  Only New Jersey currently offers the Draftkings sports betting app.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/24/2018

Surprise! NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

Surprise!  NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

FanDuel will become authorized gaming operator of the NBA

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/18/2018

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel has reached deals with the National Hockey League and its New Jersey Devils franchise for sports betting and fantasy sports play.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/05/2018

Buffalo Wild Wings Partners With Draftkings - Introducing Blazin’ Fantasy Football

America’s largest sports bar is launching a first-of-its-kind-partnership with DraftKings for an exclusive fantasy football game called “Blazin’ Fantasy Football".

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/29/2018

FanDuel Live Scoring Delays Have Customers Fantasizing About DraftKings...But Same Issues

The popular Daily Fantasy Sports provider FanDuel came under fire over the weekend for lagging with their live scoring feature.  The company was investigating the issue.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2018

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 22 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday August 22, 2019.

A White Label Service that Works for You

A White Label Service that Works for You

There is one way and one way only to grow your sportsbook business and that’s through the use of a com domain and logo. You must have an online presence if you want to be effective on any level and if you care about making a six-figure income.

FanDuel is About to Dominate Another State's Market

FanDuel is About to Dominate Another State's Market

After sharing over 70% of the New Jersey sports betting market with Draftkings, FanDuel is about to take control of Pennsylvania.