Fantasy Sports

PrizePicks Makes Cover of Atlanta's Biggest Newspaper

Homegrown fantasy sports giant plants its flag in Georgia despite the state’s murky sports betting laws.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/19/2024

Connecticut Plans to Send Cease and Desist Letter to Bovada

"The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Gaming Division has confirmed with @SBD that it will be sending a cease-and-desist letter to Bovada within the week."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/11/2024

Bill Walton Dead: Wanted Legalization of Sports Betting

The great Bill Walton has died at the age of 71 following a cancer battle.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/27/2024

FanDuel Early Investors, Founders in Breach of Fiduciary Duty Suit Against Flutter Can Proceed

FanDuel founder Nigel Eccles offers his take on the matter.  "We look forward to vigorously pursuing our claims."

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/25/2024

Fliff App a 'Gateway to Gambling Addiction'?

Plus another state's regulators reach out to Dave & Busters regarding its arcade betting plans.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/07/2024

Zach Eflin Player Prop Bets

Zach Eflin has great value in fantasy leagues for the April 26 game against the lowly Chicago White Sox.  Betting on Eflin and the Tampa Bay Rays might make sense if not for the -210 price tag.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Apr/26/2024

PrizePicks Founder: Won't Let DraftKings and FanDuel Stifle Our Growth

Company expanding in Atlanta and hiring 1000 more people.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/10/2024

PrizePicks CEO: 'DraftKings, FanDuel Doing Everything They Can to Stifle Our Growth'

In recent weeks, PrizePicks has been warned by regulators in Florida and Massachusetts to cease offering its popular picks product

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/05/2024

No More Sleeper Fantasy Sports Pick'em Model in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Attorney General's office sent cease-and-desist letters to ten DFS operators in the state, among them the popular daily fantasy sports site Sleeper.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/28/2024

No More PrizePicks Pick'em in Massachusetts: The Party's Over

Get Out words

Regulators won't jail PrizePicks execs yet.  Yahoo! Daily Fantasy Sports not immune either as they were sent warning letter.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/21/2024

No More PrizePicks in Florida: DFS Company Ordered Out By March 1

If two pari-mutuel companies have their way, the Seminoles may also be prevented from offering sports betting in the Sunshine State as they take their complaint to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/19/2024

PrizePicks Partners With Stephen A. Smith Show

Stephen A. Smith is part of the ESPN crew and ESPN recently jumped into the U.S. sports betting space with ESPN Bet.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/01/2024

What Does PrizePicks Offer for the Super Bowl?

Unlike traditional sportsbooks like BetUS, which allow real money single player prop bets, PrizePicks requires picks on at least two and up to 6, but they do have a wide variety of options this Super Bowl.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/30/2024

Fantasy Sports Company Fires Employee Involved in Cheating Scandal

Group was able to uncover the scheme by understanding format inconsistencies for a tournament.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/25/2024

NFL Gambling Mess Can No Longer Be Ignored

NY Post writes in regard to theft of Jaguars funds for betting on Daily Fantasy Sports sites: "The good news for the NFL, Jags and Roger Goodell is that Patel reportedly blew most of it betting with FanDuel and DraftKings, both NFL-licensed bookmakers."

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/15/2023

Former Executive Who Allegedly Stole $22 Million From Jaguars Was ‘Legendarily Bad’ DFS Bettor

Most of the ill-gotten funds went towards gambling activities.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/13/2023

Washington State: Slow Progress for Sports Betting in Evergreen State, Huskies Provide Boost

The Washington University football team ended their regular season undefeated.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/03/2023

Prizepicks Could Be Banned in California? AG Reviewing DFS Industry There

If you are currently playing with PrizePicks in California, do continue to monitor the latest developments closely. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/29/2023

NC Education Lottery Commission Looking to Get Rid of PrizePicks, Innovation in State?

North Carolina could soon be the next state Daily Fantasy Sports leader PrizePicks is forced to exit.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/08/2023

The War on PrizePicks: Founder Says Other Companies Engaging in 'Anti-Competitive Strategy'

But even gamblers say what PrizePicks is offering is indeed sports gambling.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/05/2023

PrizePicks Continues to Put Up 'Sick' Numbers Despite State Regulator Pushback on 'Pick'em' Model

Last month, they witnessed 460K downloads according to the US App Store. 

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, Nov/03/2023

Can't Use Underdog Fantasy in Maine: Company Fined, Banned

Can't Use Underdog Fantasy in Maine: Company Fined, Banned

Maine regulators have fined Underdog Fantasy $392K for what they say are violations of their fantasy sports regulations. A hearing on the fine is on the horizon, as reported by our friends at SBC.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/25/2023

These Are the Five Most Downloaded Online Lottery Website

James McLoughlin, the self-proclaimed "Acquisition Assassin", is at it once again with some amazing new data.  This time he focused on the five most downloaded online lottery websites.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/17/2023

PrizePicks CEO: 'Companies Like Ours Had to Pick Up the Slack" for DraftKings, FanDuel Abandoning Role

Admits industry is lightly regulated as PrizePicks will assume role in codifying fantasy sports with new bills.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/11/2023

Is Underdog Fantasy Legal in Georgia?

Is Underdog Fantasy Legal in Georgia?

Daily Fantasy Sports and pick'em sites like Underdog Fantasy operate freely and legally in Georgia.  It's pick'em model that closely resembles player parlay props is very similar to the sports betting you will find at BetUS, though BetUS does welcome single player and game props.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/07/2023

Is PrizePicks Legal in Alabama?

While Prizepicks is available in Alabama with real prize payouts, actual betting and player props are not available.  Looking for FREE PICKS for your PrizePicks lineup or perhaps just seeking out the best player props, side bets, totals for all your sports wagering needs.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/06/2023

Is PrizePicks Legal in Utah?

Is PrizePicks Legal in Utah?

PrizePicks is legal in Utah but their platform is limited to player total parlay props.  Sites like AmericasBookie offer standalone player prop bets as well as multiple game propositions, futures and daily game lines and totals. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/28/2023

Battle to Stop Sports Betting Monopoly in Florida Heats Up With Latest Filing

The odds remain long however.  Attorney Daniel Wallach on the petition with the Florida Supreme Court: "Of the 14 petitions decided, 7 were denied and 7 were transferred to the circuit courts."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2023

When is Mobile Sports Betting Coming to Florida? West Flagler Just Filed Suit With Supreme Court

Voters must have final say on any form of gambling expansion in the Sunshine State, Flagler Group contends.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/26/2023

PrizePicks, Underdog Fantasy, betr Sent Cease and Desist Orders in Florida

Attorney suggests "this could develop into a court case if the companies wish to challenge the cease-and-desist letters. That’s what happened in New York nearly 8 years ago."

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/22/2023

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