Month: July 2016

Daily Fantasy Sports Laws Approaching Final Hours Before NFL Season Kicks Off

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators are gearing up for the NFL season, their most active and profitable time of the year, while lawmakers are scrambling to finalize laws and regulations to make sure they get a piece of the action. Market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel receive more contest entries on […]

Manny Pacquiao Announces November 5 Fight in Las Vegas, Opponent TBD

Manny Pacquiao is coming out of retirement, but as LL Cool J famously said, “Don’t call it a comeback.” Indeed, it’s only been 15 months since Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. And who could forget the billed “Fight of the Century” against […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Deemed Legal in West Virginia by State’s Attorney General

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is a legal online betting format in West Virginia. That’s according to state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey who recently opined in a 14-page paper that DFS contests are predominantly based upon skill. “We conclude that West Virginia law does not prohibit the offering of or participation […]

Rio Olympics Less Than a Month Out and Plenty of Dire Concerns Remain

The Rio Olympics commence on August 5, meaning we’re now less than 30 days away from the Summer Games. Athletes and fans eagerly await the quadrennial Olympics, but in 2016 numerous controversies surrounding the host city are largely overshadowing the upcoming competitions. Rio de Janeiro has done its best over […]

Golden State Warriors Sign NBA Superstar Free Agent Kevin Durant

The Golden State Warriors have landed the golden ticket. After spending eight years in Oklahoma City, Thunder superstar Kevin Durant is packing his bags and returning to the West Coast. Now 27-years-old, Durant spent his first season in Seattle before the franchise was relocated to the Midwest. Originally from Washington, […]