Fantasy Sports Industry News

Fantasy Sports Industry News

DraftKings Receives Daily Fantasy Sports License From Louisiana Gaming Control Board

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that it has received a DFS license from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and its daily fantasy sports product will soon be live in approved parishes in Louisiana.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jul/15/2021

Sports Betting Beat: Ohio Lawmaker to Introduce Bill, Fantasy Sports Coming to LA

Sports Betting Beat: Ohio Lawmaker to Introduce Bill, Fantasy Sports Coming to LA

Sen. Kirk Schuring of Ohio is set to introduce a bill that would legalize sports wagering in the Buckeye State.  Also, Louisiana expects to have daily fantasy sports contests up and running by the fall.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/04/2021

FanDuel Accused of in Federal Lawsuit of Delaying Real-Time in-App Scores

FanDuel Accused of in Federal Lawsuit of Delaying Real-Time in-App Scores

FanDuel is accused in a federal lawsuit by a user of their gambling app of deliberately deloaying real-time scoring data in an effort to exploit losing gamblers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/02/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Texas?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Texas as that state has no intention to offer sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/06/2021

Bally's Acquires Monkey Knife Fight Fantasy Game Platform

Bally's Acquires Monkey Knife Fight Fantasy Game Platform

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally’s continued its acquisition juggernaut Monday, acquiring the daily fantasy sports company Monkey Knife Fight in an all-stock transaction that further widens the fast-growing company’s drive to add casino, online sports betting and media companies.

Providence, Rhode Island-based Bally’s becomes the third U.S. sports betting company to have a daily fantasy sports component, along with DraftKings and FanDuel.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2021

Can I Play the $25 Million Thanksgiving Contest at Draftkings From My State?

Can I Play the $25 Million Thanksgiving Contest at Draftkings From My State?

Draftkings daily fantasy sports contests are available in most states, with some exceptions we list below.  Draftkings sports betting is only available in a handful of US states however

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/23/2020

Nic Sulsky of MKF Jumps From Producing Children's Television to Fantasy Sports

Nic Sulsky of MKF Jumps From Producing Children's Television to Fantasy Sports

Ryan Knupp of Knupp Sports this week sat down with Nic Sulsky of the popular hybrid fantasy sports site Monkey Knife Fight to discuss his entry into the fantasy sports industry.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2020

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Fantasy Sports behemoth DraftKings has come under intensive scrutiny after it was revealed that two former "Bachelor" contestants may have engaged in collusion as a means of winning first place in a recent contest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2020

The Bachelor Stars Respond to Draftkings Collusion Allegations

The Bachelor Stars Respond to Draftkings Collusion Allegations

Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert have come forward Monday night to address allegations that the two former “Bachelor” contestants colluded and won a million dollars in a Draftings Fantasy Football contest over the weekend.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/06/2020

Ex-Bachelor Contestants Implicated in Daily Fantasy Sports Possible Collusion Scheme

Ex-Bachelor Contestants Implicated in Daily Fantasy Sports Possible Collusion Scheme

A former contestant on “The Bachelor” won a $1 million fantasy football contest over the weekend at Draftings but controversy is now surrounding the event. Jade Roper-Tolbert is under investigation by the company for potential collusion with her husband, Tanner Tolbert, a known high-volume daily fantasy player.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/06/2020

Monkey Knife Fight Paying One Lucky Affiliate $100K in Race to 1000

Monkey Knife Fight, the hybrid props Daily Fantasy Sports site, will be paying one lucky affiliate $100,000 for being the first to deliver 1000 depositing customers between now (December 2019) and Super Bowl LIV.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/15/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Free Play $100

Monkey Knife Fight Free Play $100

Monkey Knife Fight, the world's fastest growing daily fantasy sports site, was currently offering up to $100 free based on how much you play this holiday season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2019

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From Florida?

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From Florida?

Florida residents can play on Monkey Knife Fight.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/27/2019

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From California?

California houses more than 120,000 active DFS players.  There is no law in the books that make Daily Fantasy Sports contests illegal in the state.  But does Monkey Knife Fight accept customers from the US most populous state?

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Nov/23/2019

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From New York State?

Can I Play on Monkey Knife Fight From New York State?

New York residents are reportedly allowed to play on Monkey Knife Fight even though New York is not explicitly listed among the site's permitted jurisdictions.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/23/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Launches Affiliate Program Through Income Access

Monkey Knife Fight Launches Affiliate Program Through Income Access

Monkey Knife Fight, one of the fastest growing daily fantasy sports (DFS) platforms in North America, just launched its much awaited for affiliate program with Income Access.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/23/2019

Three-Time Fantasy Millionaire TwoGun Speaks: Two Players That Helped

Three-Time Fantasy Millionaire TwoGun Speaks: Two Players That Helped

For anyone looking to win big time cash playing in daily fantasy sports contests, just listen to someone who is now a three-time millionaire playing the Draftkings contests.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/03/2019

Fantasy Sports Tips and Information - October 12, 2019

Gambling911.com has today's top fantasy tips from across the Net - Saturday October 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/12/2019

Fantasy Sports Tips and Information - September 22

Gambling911.com has today's top fantasy tips from across the Net - Sunday September 22, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2019

Does FanDuel Accept Bitcoin? Yes it Now Does

FanDuel will utilize Bitpay to process Bitcoin transactions

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/13/2019

FanDuel is About to Dominate Another State's Market

FanDuel is About to Dominate Another State's Market

After sharing over 70% of the New Jersey sports betting market with Draftkings, FanDuel is about to take control of Pennsylvania.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/21/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - August 20 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday August 20, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2019

FanDuel Founders Preparing to File New Lawsuit Against Firm?

FanDuel Founders Preparing to File New Lawsuit Against Firm?

Newly filed accounts for FanDuel reveal that a group of founders are preparing fresh legal action against the firm, The Courier reports.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/13/2019

Can I Bet Sports on Fanduel From Illinois?

Can I Bet Sports on Fanduel From Illinois?

FanDuel will not be able to enter the Illinois sports betting market until the earliest 2022.  You can still bet with any number of offshore sportsbooks, some of which have been in business for over 20 years and offer up to $1500 in signup bonuses.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/08/2019

Can You Bet on FanDuel in Texas?

Can You Bet on FanDuel in Texas?

You are prohibited from betting on the FanDuel app from Texas.  But have no fear, alternative sports betting sites are available to those living in or visiting the Lone Star State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/07/2019

Draftkings 'Inadvertently' Cancels WNBA Contests: Players Fuming

Some customers of Draftkings have taken to Twitter over the past 24 hours to express their disgust with the daily fantasy sports provider's decision to cancel three WNBA contests on Saturday (June 8).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2019

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters agreed in November to legalize online fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in 47 parishes. But it's unclear if lawmakers will approve the tax and regulatory provisions required to start the betting, before the legislative session ends Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/04/2019

Monkey Knife Fight PGA Games - Tiger Wood Refunds

Monkey Knife Fight PGA Games - Tiger Wood Refunds

Gambling911.com has previously highlighted How to Play on Monkey Knife Fight, the exciting new hybrid fantasy sports product that inches ever so close to sports betting now that the US Supreme Court has ruled to allow this form of gambling.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/31/2019

Sports Betting News: Hearings Underway in Mass, Rotogrinders, PocketFive Acquired

Hearings were underway Tuesday and Wednesday to determine if sports betting should be legalized in the state of Massachusetts.  The public will offer feedback on Wednesday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2019

Sports Betting News: Disney Now Owns Share of Draftkings?

Sports Betting News: Disney Now Owns Share of Draftkings?

One small part of the massive deal between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox included the stake in daily fantasy sports and sports betting company DraftKings, Legal Sports Report confirmed on Monday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/20/2019

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Find Player, Team Prop Bets on the UCF vs. Louisville Game Week 3

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Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital on Thursday which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency.