Month: March 2016

Daily Fantasy Sports Accused of Elevating Online Gambling Addiction Rates

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is breeding a supplementary demographic of online gambling addicts, at least that’s according to a new report issued this week by Kaiser Health News (KHN). The California-based non-for-profit healthcare publication concludes that a drastic rise in calls to the state’s problem gambling hotline in 2015 directly […]

Maryland Daily Fantasy Sports Voter Referendum Possible for November Ballot

Maryland daily fantasy sports (DFS) might find its way onto the election ballot this November somewhere after residents are challenged with deciding whether to vote for the Republican or Democratic nominee for president. While nearly two dozen states are currently considering the legality of the emerging quasi-sports betting industry and […]

FIFA Plays Role of Victim, Asks United States Department of Justice for Restitution Money

FIFA, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, is seeking tens of millions of dollars from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in an attempt to repair its damaged organization. On Tuesday, soccer’s governing body filed a “Victim Statement and Request for Restitution” in the US Eastern District Court of […]

2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracket Madness Commences Tonight

The NCAA men’s basketball bracket is complete. Though each team’s goal differs, 68 college programs are vying to survive March Madness according to their own ambitions and potentially reach the Final Four in Houston, Texas. The NCAA tournament officially begins Tuesday with the First Four play-in games, but March Madness […]

March Madness and Daily Fantasy Sports: A Feeding Pool for Sharks

  March Madness Selection Sunday is this weekend and the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship tips off a week from today on March 17. With no clear-cut favorite to win the tournament, excitement for this year’s Big Dance is exceptionally high. Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators […]