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FanDuel Founders Renew $120 Million Lawsuit Against Flutter Entertainment

Former CEO of FanDuel Nigel Eccles and three of its other co-founders are about to renew legal action against their former company after its $465 million buyout in 2018 by Flutter Entertainment didn’t yield… Read More

NBA Possible Tweak to Lineup Submission Protocol Could be an Assist For Bettors, DFS Players

The National Basketball Assn. (NBA) is reportedly considering altering the guidelines for when teams must submit starting lineups, a move that could be helpful to daily fantasy sports (DFS) players and bettors. Reports suggest… Read More

Rivers Casino Schenectady Amicus Brief Shot Down in New York DFS Appeal Case

Rivers Casino in Schenectady has failed to insert itself via an amicus brief into a court case that will rule on the constitutionality of daily fantasy sports (DFS) in New York. Last month, Rivers… Read More

Pennsylvania Gets First Taste of Online Sports Betting as More Sportsbooks Expect to Start Testing Soon

Pennsylvania’s sportsbooks reported nearly $2.9 million in gross revenue last month, according to data from the state’s gaming commission. In addition, the state got its first look at the impact online sports betting may… Read More

Stall Ball: After Seeing Sports Betting Efforts Fail, Louisiana Lawmaker Stops Fantasy Sports Tax Bill

Neither fantasy sports nor sports betting will be legal in Louisiana this year, thanks in large part to political bickering. Now, it could be two years before the state can take up either measure… Read More

Sports Betting Amendment May Scuttle Fantasy Sports Bill in Louisiana

The Louisiana State Legislature enters its final day of the 2019 session with lawmakers still trying to work out a way to legalize sports betting in the state. However, efforts to do so may… Read More

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Quietly Legalizes Daily Fantasy Sports

Alabama DFS fans could soon be logged back onto DraftKings and FanDuel, three years after the operators were warned off by then-state attorney general Luther Strange for offering “illegal gambling.” Republican governor Kay Ivey… Read More

Illinois Governor Pritzker Quashes DraftKings, FanDuel TV Campaign Attacking Rush Street Gaming

An Illinois TV spot bankrolled by DraftKings and FanDuel that attacked casino owner Neil Bluhm has been axed just a day after its launch, apparently at the behest of the state’s governor J.B. Pritzker…. Read More

New York Appeals Ruling That Declared Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal, But So Will Anti-Gambling Groups

The State of New York has appealed against a judge’s ruling that daily fantasy sports is illegal gambling under the state constitution, which nullified the legislature’s effort to legalize and regulate the contests in… Read More

New York Gaming Commission Stops Regulating ‘Illegal’ Daily Fantasy Sports

The New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) has quietly discontinued its regulatory oversight of daily fantasy sports sites operating in the state. The Buffalo News on Monday spotted that the NYSGC had removed all… Read More

DraftKings to Launch Its First-Ever Retail Sports Book at Scarlet Pearl Casino, Mississippi on Friday

DrafKings has announced it will open its first-ever brick-and-mortar sports betting outlet this coming Friday at the Scarlet Pearl Casino in d’Iberville, Mississippi. With its launch, all 12 of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast casinos will… Read More

DraftKings Launches Sportsbook Pools Targeting Daily Fantasy Players, Casual Bettors

DraftKings has launched a product in New Jersey that targets new sports gamblers, and ideally draws its daily fantasy sports customers to new full-fledged sports wagering. DraftKings Sportsbook Pools removes the necessity for one… Read More

Louisiana Legalizes Daily Fantasy Sports in 47 of 64 Parishes

Daily fantasy sports is coming to Louisiana — or most of Louisiana, at least. Voters on Tuesday agreed to legalize the contests in 47 of the state’s 64 parishes. The Louisiana legislature comfortably passed… Read More

Ascendant in New Jersey, DraftKings Gears Up for Massachusetts Sports Betting Push

The Massachusetts legislature plans to grapple with sports betting in January and homegrown DFS giant-turned-bookmaker DraftKings wants to make sure they get the job done. According to The Boston Herald, the Boston-based company expects… Read More

NHL Makes FanDuel Exclusive DFS Partner and Official Sports Betting Partner, Devils Also Get In On Deal

There now seems to be a daily competition between the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) over which major American professional sports league can stockpile the most partnerships with the… Read More