Johnny Kampis

Johnny Kampis

Daily Fantasy Sports  |  CULLMAN, AL

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Johnny Kampis is a longtime journalist who has written for The American Spectator, Fox News, HuffPost, TownHall.com, the New York Times News Service, Washington Examiner, and dozens of other print and online publications. He authored the critically acclaimed "Vegas or Bust: A Family Man Takes On the Poker Pros" (ECW Press, 2018). In addition to writing for OG about daily fantasy sports, Johnny is an investigative journalist for the Taxpayers Protection Alliance, and serves on the FCC's Consumer Advisory Committee.

North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell continues to put up impressive numbers with both his arm and legs. (Image: GoHeels)

Sam Howell, Josh Downs Could Dominate College Football DFS Contests

Week 7 of college football promises to be another exciting Saturday, with plenty of likely high-scoring matchups on the slate. While players may find it hard to put up the ridiculous fantasy numbers we saw last week, you can expect it to take some pretty solid scores to finish high […]

Chicago Bears running back Khalil Herbert should see big volume this week with the team's top-two running backs out. (Image: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Khalil Herbert Could Provide Big DFS Value in NFL Week 6

The main slate for DFS this Sunday includes just 10 games thanks to bye weeks and another international contest. There should still be plenty of offensive firepower on the skinnier slate, however, especially in the matchup between Kansas City and Washington. Here are five players under $5,000 on DraftKings to […]

Missouri quarterback Connor Bazelak has enjoyed a surprisingly good start to the 2021 season, and could provide excellent DFS value this week against Tennessee. (Image: KC Kingdom)

Connor Bazelak Could be Key QB in College Football DFS This Saturday

Week 5 of college football promises some exciting action, with the over-under for the Ole Miss-Alabama game set at nearly 80. But I’ve set my eyes mostly toward some other contests that Vegas expects to be high-scoring, too, but could be somewhat overlooked for DFS purposes. Consider these six players […]

With Tua out, Jacoby Brissett will lead the Dolphins in Week 3. (Image: Palm Beach Post)

NFL DFS Week 3 Value Plays: Is Jacoby Brissett Worth the Risk?

It didn’t take long before injuries began claiming star NFL players, as several notables went down last week. Their absences will give backups (and lower-salaried DFS players) a chance to start and accumulate some fantasy points in Week 3. That could be especially helpful to us at the quarterback position […]

Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers looks to continue his strong start to the 2021 season against LSU this week. (Image: HailState)

Target Mississippi State, Texas Tech in College Football DFS

Week 4 of the college football season is upon us and features plenty of exciting and, likely, high-scoring matchups. For DFS purposes, games such as LSU-Mississippi State and Texas-Texas Tech stand out. Consider rostering some of the players from these games and others: Quarterbacks Will Rogers, Mississippi State ($7,800 on […]

Arizona Cardinals RB Chase Edmonds celebrates a touchdown against the NY Giants at MetLife Stadium. He continues to see plenty of targets from Kyler Murray, which boosts his DFS value. (Image: Chase Edmonds/Getty)

Chase Edmonds, Jared Cook Lead the Way for NFL DFS Value Plays This Week

Week 1 featured the usual DFS surprises, as some veterans got fewer snaps than expected, popular picks went down with injuries, and a few rookies garnered more attention in their offenses than anticipated. Let’s look ahead to Week 2 and the sub-$5,000 value plays on DraftKings. No starting quarterbacks fit […]

Mac Jones will start on Week 1 for the New England Patriots after the team released Cam Newton. (Image: Mike Stobe/Getty)

NFL DFS Week 1 Value Plays: All About Mac

With the first Sunday of the NFL season upon us, it’s time to make some DFS rosters. As usual, you can look to OG News for the cheap players who will help complete your rosters. These Week 1 value plays will help you squeeze in the higher-priced players. Below are […]

Boston College transfer Anthony Brown will lead Oregon against Fresno State to open the season. (Image: Oregon Live)

College Football DFS: Anthony Brown, Cade McNamara at QB

The day slate for DFS of the first full weekend of the college football season features the defending national champions taking on Miami, Heisman favorite Spencer Rattler leading Oklahoma against Tulane and bruising back Breece Hall looking to pound the line against Northern Iowa. But which players should we choose […]

A proposal merging fantasy sports and pari-mutuel wagering could be the first step toward sports wagering in the Golden State. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Sports Betting Bill Passes North Carolina Senate

The North Carolina House of Representatives now holds the future of sports betting in the state in its hands. Months after it was introduced, Senate Bill 688 passed the state Senate last week and was sent to the House. That legislation was read for the first time in the House […]

This T206 Honus Wagner baseball card demolished the previous record sale for a sports card. (Image: Robert Edwards Auctions)

Honus Wagner Card Shatters Sales Record with $6.6 Million Deal

Perhaps the most famous baseball card of all time set a new sales record in a deal finalized on Monday. The T206 Honus Wagner sold for just over $6.6 million, including a 20% buyer’s premium, eclipsing by $1.4 million the most recent sales records set earlier this year. A 1952 […]

Carolina Panthers kicker Joey Slye is leading the NFL in kicking through four weeks. (Image: Mary Holt/Getty)

North Carolina Sports Betting Bill Clears Next Hurdle

Legislation that would permit sports betting both online and in professional sports venues in North Carolina passed a second state Senate committee this week. Senate Bill 688 cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, which heard the legislation because of its prohibition on underage betting and forbidding of betting collusion. […]

RB Christian McCaffrey leads the Carolina Panthers onto the field in a game in Charlotte, NC. (Image: Grant Halverson/Getty)

North Carolina Sports Betting Legislation Clears Committee Hurdle

The possibility of statewide sports betting in North Carolina received a boost this week when a legislative bill passed a Senate committee after months of delays. Senate Bill 688, sponsored by Sen. Jim Perry, R-Lenoir County, passed the state Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday following debate of the issue. Sports […]

Card shows like this one in Scottsboro, Alabama, can be great sources for collectors. (Image: Johnny Kampis)

Don’t Attend a Sports Card Show Without Reading These Tips First

Thinking about venturing away from online, high-stakes sports card auctions and attending your first card show? Good for you. But remember, a live show is very different than what you’ll encounter online and, for the uninitiated, the experience can be confusing and even a little overwhelming. We’re here to help, […]

Jon Rahm won the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday, and also became only the second Spaniard to win the season-ending Race to Dubai. (Image: Getty)

Rahm, Spieth Lead British Open DFS Picks

PGA golfers head to Royal St. George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, England, this week for the British Open. The course, hosting its 15th British Open, will play at 7,189 yards and a par of 70. For DFS purposes, some top names stand out, requiring digging deeper into the salary pool […]

Gov. Ned Lamont signed a Connecticut sports betting bill into law on Thursday, ending a contentious years-long process. (Image: Connecticut Governor’s Office)

Connecticut Seeks Sports Betting by Football Season

Sports betting is coming into form in Connecticut, with the two biggest players in the American industry partnering with the state’s two Native American casinos. DraftKings will partner with Foxwoods Resort Casino and FanDuel will partner with Mohegan Sun to operate both brick-and-mortar and online sportsbooks. Industry leaders enter Connecticut […]

After former Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Mike Noel resigned last month, the state is scrambling to get sports betting rules established for football season. (Image: Gaming Americas)

Loss of Gaming Chairman Delays Louisiana Sports Betting

Due to a staffing issue at the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, the state’s sports bettors may have to wait until after football season begins before placing wagers. The Louisiana Legislature and state voters legalized sports betting last year, and advocates hoped that wagers could begin by the kickoff of college […]

LaMelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets are a sleeper pick to win the Southeast Division. (Image: Neil Redmond/USA Today Sports)

North Carolina Senate Leader Expects Sports Betting Talks This Year

The North Carolina Senate leader said last week that he expects lawmakers to discuss sports betting legislation later this session. As the state Senate completes its work this week before its Fourth of July break, it will focus on other issues such as critical race theory and masks in schools. […]