Tony Romo Fantasy Football Event Moves to LA After NFL Threatens Players

Written by:
Associated Press
Published on:
Apr/15/2016
Tony Romo Fantasy Football Event Moves to LA After NFL Threatens Players

DALLAS — (Associated Press) - Tony Romo is ready for another attempt at a fantasy football event that organizers say the NFL essentially nixed last year because of plans to hold the fan-centric activities in Las Vegas.

Ad: Open an Online Betting Account Today at Gambling911 Endorsed AceSportsbook.  Receive Hundreds of Dollars in Signup Bonuses Here

A company partly owned by the Dallas quarterback announced plans Thursday to hold the National Fantasy Football Convention in the Los Angeles area in July. Romo’s top receiver, Dez Bryant, is among the players scheduled to participate.

The inaugural event was supposed to be last summer in Las Vegas, but was called off after organizers accused the NFL of threatening players with fines or suspensions if they participated because of the venue’s ties to gambling.

The dispute sparked a lawsuit by the company partly owned by Romo, Fan Expo LLC. A Dallas judge threw out a major element of the lawsuit in February, dismissing a claim that the NFL intimidated players with threats of sanctions.

The rescheduled event will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center from July 15-17. Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer and Dallas tight end Jason Witten also are expected to attend.

 

Gambling News

Vegas Strike? Workers Cast Their Votes Tuesday

Unionized Las Vegas casino workers descended on a university arena in red T-shirts and work uniforms as they voted Tuesday on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge financial implications for the tourist-dependent destination.

Save the Date for the Inaugural European Gaming Congress in Ljubljana

Save the Date for the Inaugural European Gaming Congress in Ljubljana

The team at European Gaming Media and Events is honored to announce their latest event in their portfolio of boutique gaming events.

NJ Wins Sports Betting Battle in Supreme Court But Won't Be Offering It Any Time Soon

NJ Wins Sports Betting Battle in Supreme Court But Won't Be Offering It Any Time Soon

The U.S. Supreme Court found in favor of New Jersey last week.  The Garden State had finally won its long battle waged against all the big sports leagues to prohibit it from allowing legalized sports wagering.  But now that NJ is free to go ahead and offer the activity, they've decided to slam on the brakes.

Mr Green Casino to Enter eSports Arena

Mr Green has joined forces with Gamingzone Entertainment as a way of easy entry into the explosive eSports sector.

DAO.Casino News

Gambling911.com has all your latest news pertaining to the cryptocurrency venture DAO.Casino ($BET.X).

Syndicate