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Sacramento Kings 2014 – 2015 Odds – To Win NBA Championship

The Sacramento Kings 2014-2015 odds to win the NBA Championship were set at 265-1 but this number is likely to change quickly and should be locked in early as the Kings started off the new season with a bang and do have talent.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/17/2014

NBA Betting Lines – November 17: Fantasy Spotlight on Anthony Davis

NBA betting lines for November 17 had five of nine games with lines that were -4 or less.  Gambling911.com also puts the fantasy spotlight on one of the hottest commodities so far this season heading into Week 4, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans.  All NBA lines courtesy of our friends at Bookmaker.eu, which has entered into its 29th NBA season in business.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/17/2014

New Daily Fantasy Sports Sites FantasyDraft.com, DraftHero Debut: Land T.Y. Hilton

Two new fantasy sports sites debuted in recent days: FantasyDraft.com and DraftHero.com.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2014

Fantasy Basketball Week 4 – Waiver Wire Pickups

FNTSY Sports Network presents their Fantasy Basketball Week 4 waiver wire pickups.

The Sacramento Kings Ben Mclemore has been putting up huge numbers in recent games and he is doing so efficiently.  He’s hitting 40% from the field over his last four games.  Through nine games, Mclemore has had only one appearance without a three-pointer.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/16/2014

Mavs Owner Mark Cuban Backs Adam Silver Position on Sports Betting

While the National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver may have gone against the status quo by suggesting the time has come for legalized sports betting on NBA games, some of his colleagues – most notably the National Hockey League’s Gary Bettman – remain opposed to the idea.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/15/2014

NBA Betting Lines for November 15 – Fantasy Value Kyle Lowry, Donald Sloan

Gambling911.com has your NBA betting lines for November 15 along with the fantasy outlook in Week 2 for Kyle Lowry, Joakim Noah and Donald Sloan.  Claim Your FREE $250 Here (use bonus code G911).

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/15/2014

Obermann Questions Silver Stance on Sports Betting Days After FanDuel Deal

Responding to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s new stance that sports betting should be legalized and regulated, ESPN2 sports commentator Keith Obermann suggested there is an underlying reason behind Silver's about-face.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/14/2014

Fantasy Sports Propels NFL to Record Ratings: Has Become a Cultural Phenomenon

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eilers Research, LLC has announced the publication of an in-depth white paper titled: "Daily Fantasy Sports: The Future of US Sports Wagering?" The report, authored by Adam Krejcik, Managing Director of Digital & Interactive Gaming, takes a comprehensive look at the financial health of the Daily Fantasy Sports market, as well as an analysis of the competitive landscape and expected industry growth through 2020.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/22/2014

DraftKings Partners With New England Patriots: First Deal of its Kind in NFL

The popular daily fantasy sports site Draftkings.com has partnered with the New England Patriots.  The partnership is a first for any professional football team with an organization operating in daily fantasy sports and it was inked just hours before Thursday night’s game against the Jets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/18/2014

Rochester NY Rivals Silicon Valley as New Tech Epicenter, Fantasy Sports Hub

In an interview conducted with Gambling911.com’s own Thomas Somach this week, Seth Young, COO of Star Fantasy Leagues, revealed neither he nor the two co-founders have any intention to move their thriving fantasy sports business out of Rochester, New York, calling the city “

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2014

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.

And it's all legal, because the Federal government of the U.S. has officially decreed that participating in fantasy sports involves skill, not luck, so it's not considered gambling.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/15/2014

NBC Sports Builds Stronghold in Fantasy Sports Market With RotoGrinders Deal

NBC Sports is making serious inroads into the world of fantasy sports, this week announcing a partnership with Rotogrinders, the leader in fantasy content and website tools.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/09/2014

Bloomberg News: How DraftKings Turns Fantasy Sports Into Real Money

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and former Boston Celtics basketball player Antoine Walker discuss the growth of fantasy sports with Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock."

The real money aspect (and, hence, the gambling element) truly comes into play with the games lasting just one day.

Robins offers an example: “This football weekend, you would look at the players and pick them only for the games you are playing today and you can go and play for free or an amount of money and win anywhere up to a million dollars.”

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/07/2014

Early FanDuel Investor: ‘Fantasy Sports is Finally Mainstream, Massive’

Paul Martino is Managing Director of Palo Alto-based venture capital firm Bullpen Capital and, these days, he is most excited about his early investment in FanDuel.com, a provider of daily fantasy competitions that continues to attract considerable cash infusions, most recently a $70 million windfall from Shamrock Capital Advisors.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/05/2014

Daily Fantasy Sports - How to Play Head-to-Head – Best Strategies, Payouts

FanDuel.com blog writer offered up an excellent explanation on how to play head-to-head daily fantasy sports and the best strategy to employ, noting it is the most popular and easiest for a new entry into Fantasy play.  Head-to-head is often referred to as H2H.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/05/2014

Fantasy Sports, Live In-Play Wagering Helping to Boost Sports Betting

Fantasy Sports was a hot topic at this week’s Global Gaming Expo with daily leagues helping to fuel sports betting.

Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill, which operates sportsbooks in Las Vegas told those in attendance that “the business is very, very healthy”.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/02/2014

Star Fantasy Reacts to HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Piece About Daily Fantasy Sports

If you’re like us, you tuned in to watch Carl Quintanella’s portrayal of the daily fantasy sports industry on Tuesday’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel.  According to the FSTA, 41 million people played fantasy sports last year in the USA alone. It should come as no surprise that our burgeoning industry is capturing the curiosity of the media.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2014

ABC News Report: ‘I Lost $70k Playing Fantasy Sports’

Fantasy Sports is gambling, hence, the activity does come with a fair amount of risk.  This is illustrated in a Sunday special from ABC News, which examines one Fantasy Football player who claims to have lost at least $70,000 betting on individual players in leagues offered at the likes of FanDuel.com and DraftKings.com.

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/21/2014

$5 Billion in Bitcoin Fantasy Sports Contests Annually: Victiv.com Joins the Fray

Bitcoin + Daily Fantasy Sports contests could amount to big bucks.  Try $5 billion.

Fantasy Sports has always seemed like a promising area for Bitcoin acceptance, suggests Kenny Spotz of the CoinTelegraph.com.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/18/2014

Chicago Bulls Eye Fantasy Sports Sponsorship: FanDuel, DraftKings Frontrunners

With the National Basketball Association ending its restrictions on Fantasy Sports sponsorship deals last month, the Chicago Bulls expect to jump into the fray in a very big way. 

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/16/2014

Fantasy Sports Players Are Giving Up Their Day Jobs

(Associated Press) - Cory Albertson was cruising at 30,000 feet and, like others on the plane to Detroit, taking care of some business on his laptop.

 

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/23/2014

Nets vs. Trailblazers Betting Line – Marc Gasol, Dwyane Wade Fantasy News

The Nets vs. Trailblazers betting line had Portland as a -3 favorite.  Below we also have your latest Fantasy updates for Marc Gasol of the Knicks and Dwyane Wade of the Heat.  You can bet this game with as little as $5 online at Bookmaker hereCredit cards accepted.  Get up to $2500 in FREE CASH. 

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Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/27/2013

Clippers vs. Mavs Betting Line: Fantasy Watch – Chris Paul

The Clippers vs. Mavs betting line for Tuesday night, March 26, 2013 had LA as a -1 visiting favourite.  At some books this game was a PICK’EM.  You can bet this game with as little as $5 online at Bookmaker hereCredit cards accepted.  Get up to $2500 in FREE CASH.  Wager right up to the final play of most televised games.  Serving the sports betting community since 1985.  Scroll Down for the Latest Fantasy Watch for Chris Paul of the Clippers.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/26/2013

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