Fantasy Sports Site Maximum Fantasy Offering Super Bowl Action intrepid reporter Thomas Somach reports that Daily Fantasy Sports site will be offering Fantasy action on the Super Bowl.  While contests are illegal, pools are not.   Here’s Somach…

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/22/2015

Super Bowl 2015 Not So Super For Fantasy Sports Leagues

According to the law, they can’t offer any Super Bowl action

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/19/2015

Fantasy Sports Leagues Embrace the NFL, But Shun College Football

Company Executives Tell Gambling911 Why That’s So And Why It’s Changing

When it comes to legal sports wagering at Las Vegas sportsbooks, more money is wagered on pro football than any other sport.

The NFL is No. 1 for the books and always has been.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/11/2015

Fantasy Site Does Things Their Way

Site’s Unique Format Proves Popular With Fans

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jan/07/2015

Fantasy Sports Site to Announce First Pro Sponsorship Deal

Daily fantasy website Major League Fantasy (, which went into business just last month, will soon announce a partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League, sources told Gambling 911.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/30/2014

New Fantasy Sports Site is Looking to Get Noticed

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- This tony Southern California beach town just outside Los Angeles has always been known for great waves and great surfing, not to mention seeing an occasional celebrity or two.

But as the base for an Internet fantasy sports league?

That's something that's more likely to come out of Northern California, where tech-obsessed Silicon Valley is located.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/28/2014

Daily Fantasy Sports Operator Sports Tradex CEO Talks About Industry With G911

HOUSTON -- This sprawling Southwestern metropolis, now the country's fourth-largest city, has been home to many historic venues, such as the Astrodome and NASA headquarters.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/23/2014

Maximum Fantasy Sports is Setting the Trends in the Industry

Site originates game varieties that others then copy

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/15/2014

New Fantasy Site Vows to be No. 1 in Two Years

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Fantasy sports today are where poker was 10 years ago. The scene is exploding with popularity. Huge amounts of money are being won. And new names are joining the game every week.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/11/2014

Seth Palansky Talks 2014 WSOP Final Table, Phil Ivey Cheating Scandal and Potato Chips

As the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event resumes Monday, the WSOP’s Seth Palansky talks to’s Thomas Somach about who will win, why potato chips matter and what’s up with poker pro Phil Ivey losing a casino cheat lawsuit.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/09/2014

WSOP Finalist Andoni Larrabe Declares: ‘I am Going to Win!’

When the final table for the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event reconvenes next month in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, the youngest player at the table will be 22-year-old Andoni Larrabe of Spain.

Don't confuse his young age with a lack of experience though.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/19/2014

Star Fantasy Leagues Giving Traditional Sports Betting a Run for its Money

ROCHESTER, N. Y. -- The hottest things in sports right now are commercial sports fantasy leagues, where fans of major sports can create and manage their own imaginary teams and, in the process, earn cash prizes depending on the teams' success.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/15/2014

The Internet Gambling 21 Crew – Where Are They Now? Steve Budin Thriving in 2014

MIAMI -- A lot has changed in the Internet gambling industry since the last century.

Gambling online is now legal in a handful of states, with more states looking to join in every day.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/09/2014

ESPN Gambling Reporter Dave Tuley Talks Network’s Decision to Cover Sports Betting

If you've noticed an increased emphasis on sports gambling on ESPN this football season--both on television and on its website--you're not imagining things.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/29/2014

WSOP Finalist Billy Pappas Tells G911 ‘If He Wins, He’ll Buy Mom a House’

Even if 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table member William Pappaconstantinou doesn't do another thing at this year's WSOP, he's already got one record under his belt.

His last name contains 17 letters, giving him the longest last name of anyone who has ever made the WSOP Main Event final table.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/28/2014

Could Sports Betting Help PA Gov Get Re-Elected? State’s Top Pundit Weighs In

For decades, Pennsylvania residents have trekked to neighboring New Jersey to get their gambling fix.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/25/2014

WSOP Finalist Bruno Politano Guarantees Victory

It's a hot time in Brazil right now.

The sultry South American nation recently hosted the World Cup, soccer's premier event.

It will also host the next Summer Olympics, the world's biggest sporting event.

And now Brazil finds itself in the middle of the world's biggest poker event, the World Series of Poker.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/21/2014

G911 World Exclusive: Investigation Into Bwin.Party Stock Trades

An investigation into recent stock trades involving, an online betting company, is being conducted, can reveal in a world exclusive report!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/15/2014

WSOP Finalist Jorryt Van Hoof is Phil Hellmuth’s Type of Guy

The Dutch are known for many things, but playing poker isn't one of them.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/14/2014

For November Nine’s Mark Newhouse, WSOP Final Table is Old Hat

The odds of making the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event--the so-called "November Nine"--are pretty long.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/04/2014