Archive for the ‘Daily Fantasy Sports’ Category.

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    DraftKings Considering All Options

    After the recent merger of Paddy Power BetFair and fantasy sports company FanDuel, everyone is looking to the other largest supplier of fantasy sports services, DraftKings. They want to know what thei...

  • Paddy Power BetFair Purchases Majority Share of FanDuel

    The UK bookie giant buys majority share of the Daily Fantasy heavyweight. We have had our eye on this possible merger for a few weeks and first reported it last week. The purchase price is that Paddy ...

  • Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting Would be Perfect Fit

    Sports fans and entertainment companies alike are collectively awaiting the Supreme Court’s decision on the matter of sports betting. Any day now they are expected to strike down an antiquated l...

  • Daily Fantasy Sports’ FastPick Blurs Sports Betting Line Even More

    The first daily fantasy sports platform in Atlantic City will take a new approach to online contests. FastPick puts a spin on traditional games by putting the bettor up against the casino, not other D...

  • DraftKings and FanDuel Call Off Merger Plan

    DraftKings and rival FanDuel the two leading operators of daily fantasy sports have called off their planned merger, said the two on Thursday. It brings an abrupt end to this deal that the majority ha...

  • Judges Rules Fantasy Horse Racing Is Wagering

    In California, a federal judge ruled that the services offered by Derby Wars the fantasy horse racing website are equal to wagers and not contests. This week, the federal judge granted a request by th...

  • DRAFT Acquired by Paddy Power Betfair for $19 Million

    Paddy Power Betfair the powerhouse bookmaker in Europe decided to enter the United States daily fantasy sports market. The bookmaker announced on Wednesday it acquired daily fantasy mobile app DRAFT f...

  • NFL Ending Partnerships with FanDuel and DraftKings

    FanDuel and DraftKings are coming under siege. Now it is not just attorneys general and lawmakers in different states trying to determine the legality of the daily online contests. With the NFL’s Oa...

  • Kentucky Says No For Now to Daily Fantasy Sports

    Kentucky became the latest U.S. state to look into Daily Fantasy Sports with bill H 414 being introduced to the lawmakers in February. However, the measure was defeated by Kentucky’s House only two ...

  • Powerhouses of Daily Fantasy Sports Likely to Merge

    DraftKings and FanDuel, the two most dominant players in the growing industry of daily fantasy sports are said to be finalizing a deal for a merger, says a number of reliable sources that have knowled...