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All Bets Off for Packers as Nelson Likely has Torn ACL: DFS Door Opens for Adams

Initial reports have Green Bay Packers star wide receiver suffering a torn ACL during a preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Favored to win the 2016 Super Bowl, the likely loss of Nelson could prove detrimental to futures bettors and season long Fantasy owners alike.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/23/2015

Packers 5-1 Odds Favorites to Win 2016 Super Bowl: Jordy Nelson Torn ACL

The Green Bay Packers have suffered what could be a major blow Sunday as one of their top players Jordy Nelson exited a preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with an apparent torn ACL.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/23/2015

Daily Fantasy Football Running Backs vs. Atlanta Falcons 2015

The Atlanta Falcons should be a troubled team defensively in 2015 even with slight improvements possible.  This opens up some opportunities for opposing running backs.  A list of player prop wagers and team future bets can be found here.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/17/2015

NFL Worst Defenses in 2015 – Daily Fantasy NFL Quarterback Picks

The NFL’s worst defense in 2015 are expected to be the Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (not necessarily in that order). 

Honorable mentions go out to the Oakland Raiders, who could see improvements, and the New Orleans Saints.

For Daily Fantasy Sports fanatics, you will want to consider the opposing offenses when going up against any of these five teams. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/12/2015

2015 Daily Fantasy Sports Quarterback Picks – Versus Atlanta Falcons

With the Atlanta Falcons expected to have one of the worst defenses in the NFL, takes a look at some great Daily Fantasy Sports quarterback picks.  Note that oddsmakers do not believe the Falcons will necessarily falter in 2015 as they were favorites to win OVER 8.5 regular season games.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/08/2015

Jimmy Graham Daily Fantasy Sports Profile – 2015

Newly acquired from the New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham hopes to have an immediate impact on the team.

This season, Graham says blocking will be a top priority on par with making receptions.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/04/2015

Seahawks vs. Rams Betting Line, Daily Fantasy Sports Outlook – Week 1 2015

The Seahawks vs. Rams betting line for Week 1 of the 2015 NFL season had Seattle as a -3 road favorite.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/31/2015

Steelers stick with Tomlin

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a history of hanging onto their head coaches and that tradition looks set to continue as Mike Tomlin agreed a new two-year contract extension, making him one of the NFL's best paid coaches. On the back of his eighth season as the Steelers head coach, Tomlin will now stay in Pittsburgh until 2018, at the earliest, having agreed an extension to his current deal that will see him earn $7 million a year.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/28/2015

Lawsuit Says NFL Threatened Players Planning to Attend Fantasy-Themed Event

DALLAS — (Associated Press) - A company partly owned by Tony Romo sued the NFL on Tuesday over a canceled fantasy football event in Las Vegas that was to involve the Dallas quarterback and other star players.

The Fan Expo LLC alleged in a lawsuit filed in Dallas County that the league intimidated players with threats of fines and suspensions if they attended what the NFL said was a gambling-related event because it was to be held at a facility associated with a casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/22/2015

Steelers vs. Patriots Betting Line – 2015 Week 1 NFL: DFS Outlook

The Steelers vs. Patriots Week 1 betting line for the new 2015 season had New England as a -3.5 home favorite despite the likelihood that Tom Brady will not be playing due to a suspension for his allegedly involvement in a scheme to deflate footballs in a Playoffs game versus Indianapolis.     

Submitted by Mary england on, Jul/17/2015

Browns Odds to Win AFC North 2015

The Browns odds to win the 2015 AFC North were at 14-1 with Johnny Manziel likely at the helm as starting quarterback.

Cleveland, at least to start the season, proved especially competitive in one of the toughest divisions.  At one point they led the division, winning six of their first eight games.  Then came Johnny Manziel.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/15/2015

Sportsbook Remains Confident in Cowboys, Dez Bryant as Deal Reportedly Reached

( Sports Wire) – The Dallas Cowboys had until 4 pm EST to have a long term extension worked out with star receiver Dez Bryant or else risk not losing him in training campa and potentially some games, a scenario that may have ultimately affected NFL future bettors who believe Bryant can finish the season as the league’s top receiver at 10-1 odds. 

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Jul/15/2015

Tom Brady Daily Fantasy Football Outlook – 2015

Tom Brady’s Daily Fantasy Football outlook for 2015 is questionable with the reigning Super Bowl winning quarterback expected to miss the first four games of the regular season due to a suspension over the alleged deflation of footballs in a post season game versus the Colts.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/15/2015

Tony Romo Daily Fantasy Football Outlook – 2015

Tony Romo’s Daily Fantasy Football outlook for 2015 should be quite good provided he can stay healthy.  He will likely enter the season priced somewhere around $7800. 

He may be a tad overpriced, having averaged slightly better than 21 fantasy points last season.  Romo though should enter this season healthier than he’s been in years. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/11/2015

Denver Broncos Season Win Total Betting Odds for 2015: Under 10.5 Games Favored

The Denver Broncos season win total betting odds for 2015 were now up.  They were priced at -105 to win OVER 10.5 regular season games but were slightly favored to win fewer at -125. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/08/2015

Matt Ryan Daily Fantasy Football Outlook – 2015 has your Matt Ryan Daily Fantasy Football outlook for 2015. Ryan is expected to enter the season priced around $7400.  His average on the year was slightly better than three times that price so Ryan does have substantial value.

Overall, the Falcons are viewed as a relatively safe Fantasy team, especially Ryan.  He made value in all of his home games except the final week against Carolina.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/06/2015

Hot Daily Fantasy Sports Prospect Jason Pierre-Paul Seriously Injured by Fireworks

( Fantasy Sports Wire) - New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (JPP) injured his hands in an accident involving fireworks during a July 4 celebration. 

Pierre-Paul was seen as a rising star entering this season, having racked up over 15 fantasy points in three of his final four games last season.

While the injuries are not believed to be career-ending, New York may not be willing to sign his $14.8 million tender.  JPP is not currently under contract.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/05/2015

Pittsburgh Steelers Daily Fantasy Football Season Outlook – 2015 has your Pittsburgh Steelers Daily Fantasy Football season outlook for 2015.  This is a team favored to win 9 or more regular season games so expect some nice fantasy production, especially from Roethlisberger at home.  Prices are estimates determined pre-season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/05/2015

Drew Brees Daily Fantasy Football Outlook – 2015

Drew Brees should have excellent Daily Fantasy Football value for 2015.  Priced at around $8500, he hit or exceeded that value in nine of sixteen games and nine of the last thirteen.   The Saints are -140 favorites to win UNDER 9 regular season games, meaning oddsmakers believe they will once again be a mediocre squad.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/04/2015

Denver Broncos Daily Fantasy Football Season Outlook – 2015 has your Denver Broncos Daily Fantasy Football season outlook for 2015 and hopefully into the 2016 post season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/04/2015

Andrew Luck Daily Fantasy Football Outlook – 2015 has your Andrew Luck Daily Fantasy Football profile for the 2015 season. 

The Colts were very big favorites to win 11 or more regular season games in 2015.  Luck, who regularly ranked among the top three Fantasy quarterbacks last season, scored over 20 Fantasy points in all but four regular season games in 2015.  The lack of defensive bolstering during the offseason means a continued reliance on Luck and the high-powered offense.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/30/2015

Aaron Rodgers Daily Fantasy Football Profile – 2015 has your Aaron Rodgers Daily Fantasy Football profile for the 2015 season. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/29/2015

Fantasy Football 2015 – ESPN Fun Facts You Need to Know

With the 2015 Fantasy Football season just around the corner, has released its listing of 100 Fantasy Football Facts. has honed in on a few of these.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/21/2015

Daily Fantasy Sports Site Without a Salary Cap: DraftPot

(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - New York-based is upping the ante in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports by allowing folks to enter their contests without having to deal with a salary cap.  That’s right, you can pick whomever you want.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/17/2015

Goodell Addresses Daily Fantasy Sports, Gambling and the NFL

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday on a number of topics, including daily fantasy sports and the role gambling may play in the National Football League (NFL).

In particular, Goodell referenced a number of sponsorship deals between individual NFL franchises (and other professional sports teams) with daily fantasy companies the likes of DraftKings and FanDuel.

From the Canadian Press:

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/25/2015

Just How Big is Daily Fantasy Sports: Researchers, Numbers Crunchers Reveal All

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- There's an explosion of fantasy sports leagues in the USA right now, and with that explosion comes the need to track the trends that fuel it.

That's where Eilers Research, LLC comes in.  (They will be appearing at the first ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach this August 6-7, 2015.)

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/27/2015

Daily Fantasy Sports Expo to be held August 6-7, 2015 in Miami Beach

First ever trade show and conference covering the daily fantasy sports industry. DFSE plans to bring new faces to the industry, introduce unique methods of thinking and provide the ultimate networking experience for executives.

New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the Daily Fantasy Sports Expo ( ) on August 6-7, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/11/2015

Minnesota Man Wins $300,000 Playing Daily Fantasy Sports

Jake Sanders, 38, of Edina, Minnesota, recently won $300,000 from the Daily Fantasy Sports site  And that was by finishing in 4th place!

Sanders was a qualifier for a FanDuel $2 million dollar event in Las Vegas during week 15 of the NFL season.  One player picking up yardage in the final seconds of a Jets/Titans game reduced Sanders earnings by $200,000 from $500,000.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/04/2015

Daily Fantasy Freerolls –,

Daily Fantasy freerolls allow folks to enter a tournament without having to pay a fee.  This is an attractive option not just in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports, but also in online poker.  Check out the Fantasy Sports section for all the latest Fantasy and freeroll news along with picks and the latest player salaries right here.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/03/2015

Fantasy Head to Head Bets – Super Bowl 49 vs. Phoenix Open Cross Sports is offering Fantasy Super Bowl 49 vs. Phoenix Open head to head betting which you can find here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2015

Breaking News

Last Chance at $1 Million: Online Super Series XL Two-Day Tourney Kicks Off Sunday

With almost three weeks of super-sized tournament action winding down, Americas Cardroom is rewarding $12 million in guarantees with its OSS XL, concluding April 6. 

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online?  What Sites Offer It?

Where Can I Find Fastforward Poker Online? What Sites Offer It?

Fastforward Poker can be found at PartyPoker and is a variation of fast-fold games.  PartyPoker is only available in the countries listed below.  Americas Cardroom's version of fast-fold games is available to most players worldwide including the US.  It is called Blitz Poker, available only on mobile devices.

Gambling and Sports Betting News April 4, 2020: TVG Horse Racing Network Seizing the Moment Amidst Pandemic

A handful of U.S. tracks have soldiered on through the pandemic, closing their gates to fans and running strictly for a TV and simulcast audience. TVG is providing a bit of balm for two bereft populations — people who watch sports, and people who bet on them — by continuing to show races on its cable channel and offering wagering via its website. Fox’s FS1 and FS2 networks also are airing some live horse racing.