FanDuel Labs has been unleashed upon the world and things are about to become a whole lot more interesting at the second-largest daily fantasy site. The purpose of FanDuel Labs is to develop, introduce and experiment with creative new contest types just to see what they can come up with and which games FanDuel customers love the most. Continue reading
DraftKings and FanDuel are both gearing up for the 2018 NFL playoffs in exciting but very different ways. Each fantasy site announced a new take on fantasy this week with DraftKings boldly going where few have gone before with single-game fantasy contests and FanDuel handing out bitcoin prizes in select tournaments. Continue reading
The Ohio legislature has approved a daily fantasy sports bill that will legalize and regulate fantasy contests if signed by Governor John Kasich. If the governor signs off on the bill, daily fantasy operators such as FanDuel and DraftKings will be required to apply for a license and follow regulations in order to operate in Ohio moving forward.
Update: Governor Kasich signed the bill into law on Friday, December 22nd. Ohio is now officially a fantasy-friendly state.
Fantasy sports are a game of information. Those who have the best information and know how to use it tend to win more than often than everyone else. There is chance involved in all things, but ultimately success in this endeavor comes down to putting good information to proper use. Continue reading
DraftKings is finally doing something we’ve been waiting for one of the big DFS sites to do for a long time now: begin live-streaming sports online. DraftKings announced last week that they are going to begin testing the live streaming waters by allowing all customers to stream select EuroLeague basketball games within the DraftKings mobile app. Continue reading
Last week, Connecticut became the latest state to formally legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports. Governor Dannel Malloy signed off on a budget last Tuesday that includes provisions to legalize daily fantasy sports and implement regulations over the industry. However, a few details concerning tribal gaming interests still need to be ironed out before the new regulations can take effect. Continue reading
Daily fantasy sports came one step closer to achieving official legal status in Pennsylvania today after the House voted in favor of sweeping gambling reform. The Pennsylvania Senate voted in favor of HB 271 last night and passed on to the house, which approved the bill earlier this morning. Now, the bill awaits the signature of Governor Tom Wolf. Continue reading
The 2017 World Series is already underway and I am horribly late in getting to this topic, but there is still time to get your game on if you like fantasy baseball. For the first time ever, DraftKings is hosting MLB World Series fantasy contests after figuring out a way to do it legally. Continue reading
A pair of bills seeking to formally legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports have advanced through a senate committee in Michigan. The bills seek to give daily fantasy sports operators legal clarity, establish licensing conditions and put in place consumer protection regulations for fantasy sites operating in Michigan. Continue reading