Fantasy Sports

DraftKings Receives Daily Fantasy Sports License From Louisiana Gaming Control Board

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that it has received a DFS license from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and its daily fantasy sports product will soon be live in approved parishes in Louisiana.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jul/15/2021

Sports Betting Beat: Ohio Lawmaker to Introduce Bill, Fantasy Sports Coming to LA

Sports Betting Beat: Ohio Lawmaker to Introduce Bill, Fantasy Sports Coming to LA

Sen. Kirk Schuring of Ohio is set to introduce a bill that would legalize sports wagering in the Buckeye State.  Also, Louisiana expects to have daily fantasy sports contests up and running by the fall.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/04/2021

How Has the Fantasy Premier League Grown From Entertainment to Serious Business?

Only when you remain without something you realize how much you miss it. We have always imagined what it would be like but we have never before experienced a moment when sports just suddenly disappear from our lives as it was in the spring of last year. It especially applies to soccer, which is called “the most important of the unimportant things in life” (as legendary Italian coach Arrigo Sacchi said once) for a reason.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/25/2021

What is Joel Embiid Worth in Sports Betting, Fantasy? Out at Least Two Weeks

What is Joel Embiid Worth in Sports Betting, Fantasy?  Out at Least Two Weeks

Oddsmakers are expected to shave approximately 6 points off future Sixers lines over these next two weeks with star center Joel Embiid out due to a bone bruise on his left knee.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/13/2021

FanDuel Accused of in Federal Lawsuit of Delaying Real-Time in-App Scores

FanDuel Accused of in Federal Lawsuit of Delaying Real-Time in-App Scores

FanDuel is accused in a federal lawsuit by a user of their gambling app of deliberately deloaying real-time scoring data in an effort to exploit losing gamblers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/02/2021

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, Feb/06/2021

Can I Bet on Bovada From Arizona?

Bovada is accessible from the great state of Arizona, as is Gambling911.com favorite BetUS, but if Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has any say, they will soon have some company. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/01/2021

Bally's Acquires Monkey Knife Fight Fantasy Game Platform

Bally's Acquires Monkey Knife Fight Fantasy Game Platform

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally’s continued its acquisition juggernaut Monday, acquiring the daily fantasy sports company Monkey Knife Fight in an all-stock transaction that further widens the fast-growing company’s drive to add casino, online sports betting and media companies.

Providence, Rhode Island-based Bally’s becomes the third U.S. sports betting company to have a daily fantasy sports component, along with DraftKings and FanDuel.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2021

Can I Play the $25 Million Thanksgiving Contest at Draftkings From My State?

Can I Play the $25 Million Thanksgiving Contest at Draftkings From My State?

Draftkings daily fantasy sports contests are available in most states, with some exceptions we list below.  Draftkings sports betting is only available in a handful of US states however

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/23/2020

Daily Fantasy Sports Player Loses Out on Million Dollars Due to Stat Change

Daily Fantasy Sports Player Loses Out on Million Dollars Due to Stat Change

A Daily Fantasy Sports player lost out on a million dollar prize due to a negated Chicago Bears sack.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/28/2020

Nic Sulsky of MKF Jumps From Producing Children's Television to Fantasy Sports

Nic Sulsky of MKF Jumps From Producing Children's Television to Fantasy Sports

Ryan Knupp of Knupp Sports this week sat down with Nic Sulsky of the popular hybrid fantasy sports site Monkey Knife Fight to discuss his entry into the fantasy sports industry.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2020

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Fantasy Sports behemoth DraftKings has come under intensive scrutiny after it was revealed that two former "Bachelor" contestants may have engaged in collusion as a means of winning first place in a recent contest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2020

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From Michigan?

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From Michigan?

FanDuel is now available for betting in the great state of Michigan.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2020

The Bachelor Stars Respond to Draftkings Collusion Allegations

The Bachelor Stars Respond to Draftkings Collusion Allegations

Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert have come forward Monday night to address allegations that the two former “Bachelor” contestants colluded and won a million dollars in a Draftings Fantasy Football contest over the weekend.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2020

Ex-Bachelor Contestants Implicated in Daily Fantasy Sports Possible Collusion Scheme

Ex-Bachelor Contestants Implicated in Daily Fantasy Sports Possible Collusion Scheme

A former contestant on “The Bachelor” won a $1 million fantasy football contest over the weekend at Draftings but controversy is now surrounding the event. Jade Roper-Tolbert is under investigation by the company for potential collusion with her husband, Tanner Tolbert, a known high-volume daily fantasy player.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2020

Draftkings to Go Public

Draftkings to Go Public

Draftkings is set to go public through a triple-merger deal with SBTech and acquisition firm Diamond Eagle.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/23/2019

Is FanDuel a Safe Sportsbook to Bet With?

Is FanDuel a Safe Sportsbook to Bet With?

Of course FanDuel is a safe sportsbook to bet with. The problem with FanDuel is that they are only available in limited locations for actual gambling (New Jersey, Iowa, Pennsylvania and West Virginia).  Offshore sportsbooks tend to have a tremendous advantage over the competition as a result. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/16/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Paying One Lucky Affiliate $100K in Race to 1000

Monkey Knife Fight, the hybrid props Daily Fantasy Sports site, will be paying one lucky affiliate $100,000 for being the first to deliver 1000 depositing customers between now (December 2019) and Super Bowl LIV.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/15/2019

Where Can I Find The Best Daily Fantasy Player Prop Bets?

Where Can I Find The Best Daily Fantasy Player Prop Bets?

Player prop bets are becoming extremely popular and there are new websites emerging that focus exclusively on player prop parlays like MonkeyKnifeFight.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/09/2019

Dak Prescott Mitchell Trubisky Passing Yards Prop, Pick

The Dak Prescott Mitchell Trubisky prop bet at Monkey Knife Fight was OVER/UNDER 265.5 passing yards for Prescott and 235.5 passing yards for Trubisky.  Both players must be selected for either the OVER or UNDER their posted totals.  The payout is three times the buy-in with a $1000 buy-in paying $3000.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/05/2019

Free $5 at Monkey Knife Fight Tonight

Free $5 at Monkey Knife Fight Tonight

This promo was specific to Wednesday December 4, 2019, however, it is typically offered every few days and can be requested upon visiting the Monkey Knife Fight site.  It's a FREE $5 by simply opening an account with $20.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/04/2019

James Harden Demar Derozan Points Scored Prop, Pick

James Harden Demar Derozan Points Scored Prop, Pick

The James Harden Demar Derozan prop bet at Monkey Knife Fight was OVER/UNDER 37 points for Harden and OVER/UNDER 22.5 points for Derozan.  Both players must be selected for either the OVER or UNDER their posted totals.  The payout is three times the buy-in with a $1000 buy-in paying $3000.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Dec/03/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Daily Promos, Bonus Code

Monkey Knife Fight Daily Promos, Bonus Code

The Monkey Knife Fight promos change frequently.  Simply check out the promo offers below and use this link along with the bonus code GAMBLING911 when prompted.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Free Play $100

Monkey Knife Fight Free Play $100

Monkey Knife Fight, the world's fastest growing daily fantasy sports site, was currently offering up to $100 free based on how much you play this holiday season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2019

Does Monkey Knife Fight Have College Sports Props

Does Monkey Knife Fight Have College Sports Props

Monkey Knife Fight does not currently offer props on college football or basketball.  In this sense, MKF comes off as far more responsible than a number of its regulated counterparts in the US state-by-state sports wagering market. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/29/2019

Ryan Tannehill - Jacoby Brissett Total Passing Yards Prop Over Under

Bet the OVER/UNDER for Sunday's game total passing yards for Ryan Tannehill vs. Jacoby Brissett at Monkey Knift Fight.  You will need to bet either the OVER or UNDER for both quarterbacks. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/29/2019

How Do I Deposit Money Onto Monkey Knife Fight to Open Account?

Monkey Knife Fight is the new hybrid prop-focused fantasy site, but how does one fund their account once open?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/28/2019

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From Ohio

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From Ohio

Ohio residents had been permitted to play on Monkey Knife Fight, however, the company announced effective September 3, 2019 it will be “temporarily suspending service here”.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Nov/28/2019

Drew Brees - Matt Ryan Total Passing Yards Prop Over Under

Bet the OVER/UNDER for the first game of Thanksgiving total passing yards for Drew Brees and Matt Ryan at Monkey Knift Fight.  You will need to bet either the OVER or UNDER for both quarterbacks.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Nov/28/2019

Dak Prescott - Josh Allen Total Passing Yards Prop Over Under

Dak Prescott - Josh Allen Total Passing Yards Prop Over Under

Bet the OVER/UNDER for the first game of Thanksgiving total passing yards for Mitchell Trubisky and David Blough at Monkey Knift Fight.  You will need to bet either the OVER or UNDER for both quarterbacks.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Nov/28/2019

Breaking News

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

The 2021-22 NBA regular season tips off tonight with a doubleheader on TNT.

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

We reported on how the Bills became the first team not named the Chiefs or Bucs in 606 days to become the new Super Bowl favorite, but that lasted less than 24 hours.

Thousands of Online, Sports Bets Placed on First Day in CT

Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut.