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Daily Fantasy Sports Study Suggests Industry Could Double by 2021

Daily Fantasy Sports Study Suggests Industry Could Double by 2021

Jon Sofen - December 5th, 2016

Daily fantasy sports games are big business. Millions of gamblers log onto websites such as DraftKings and FanDuel to get some action. As popular as the game is now, the […]

Poker in China: Investors Looking to Back Latest Esport

Poker in China: Investors Looking to Back Latest Esport

Daniel Smyth - October 31st, 2016

Poker and China have become inextricably linked over the last few years. Now, with the help of business investors, the game and the country could become even closer. With the […]

DraftKings and FanDuel Could Finalize Merger within Days

DraftKings and FanDuel Could Finalize Merger within Days

Philip Conneller - October 31st, 2016

DraftKings and FanDuel could be close to announcing a merger that would create a daily fantasy sports powerhouse with a 90 to 95 percent market dominance. Sources who spoke to […]

Amaya and William Hill Merger Talks Break Down Amid Shareholder Revolt

Amaya and William Hill Merger Talks Break Down Amid Shareholder Revolt

Philip Conneller - October 18th, 2016

The Amaya-William Hill merger is off. Negotiations that began last week with hopes of creating a $6 billion “merger of equals” and a “clear international leader across online sports betting, […]

New Jersey Petitions US Supreme Court over “Unconstitutional” Sports Betting Ban

New Jersey Petitions US Supreme Court over “Unconstitutional” Sports Betting Ban

Philip Conneller - October 17th, 2016

New Jersey will take its claim to the US Supreme Court as it seeks to argue that the federal ban on sports betting is a violation of its constitutional rights […]

WSOP Main Event Final Table Betting Odds Released by PokerStars

WSOP Main Event Final Table Betting Odds Released by PokerStars

Jon Sofen - October 6th, 2016

PokerStars has released the betting lines for the World Series of Poker Main Event final table which begins October 30 at the Rio in Las Vegas. The nine remaining players […]

Twitch to Debut Virtual Currency with Emphasis on E-sports Betting

Twitch to Debut Virtual Currency with Emphasis on E-sports Betting

Philip Conneller - September 30th, 2016

Twitch has announced that it will introduce its own in-game digital currency, “Stream+.” Speaking at the annual TwitchCon on Thursday, Patrick Gilmore of Amazon Game Studios, which owns the video […]

G2E 2016 Highlights Future of Legal US Sports Betting, Skill-Based Gaming, at Las Vegas Expo

G2E 2016 Highlights Future of Legal US Sports Betting, Skill-Based Gaming, at Las Vegas Expo

Jon Sofen - September 26th, 2016

Each year, the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) brings the future of gambling to Las Vegas. The event, which kicked off on Monday, will be at Sands Expo on the Las Vegas […]

Employee Play Ban Casts Cloud on DraftKings Ambassador Million Dollar DFS Score

Employee Play Ban Casts Cloud on DraftKings Ambassador Million Dollar DFS Score

Philip Conneller - September 21st, 2016

DraftKings is under fire from sports news website Deadspin this week, after the site brought to light that DraftKings contractor (and somewhat successful poker player) Al Zeidenfeld had won $1 […]

DraftKings Raises $150 Million, Strong Show for DFS Investability

DraftKings Raises $150 Million, Strong Show for DFS Investability

Philip Conneller - September 5th, 2016

DraftKings has raised over $150 million in a new round of venture capital funding, according to a report by Fortune. Among the investors is Revolution Growth, the firm co-founded by […]

New York Lawmaker Wants Legal Sports Betting

New York Lawmaker Wants Legal Sports Betting

Philip Conneller - August 22nd, 2016

New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow (D-Mount Vernon) said this week he was willing to challenge the federal ban on sports betting in the US and to prepare legislation that would […]