Fantasy Sports

Vince McMahon announced the return of the XFL in 2020, promising a league that’s fast paced and family-friendly. (Image: YouTube/ESPN)

Video Promoting New XFL Gives Nods to Betting, Fantasy Sports

WWE founder Vince McMahon tried to revolutionize professional football with the launch of the XFL in 2001. Now he’s trying again, with a new league by the same name, but taking a slightly different approach. Last week, McMahon announced that he will be relaunching the XFL in 2020, and released […]

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins (left) believes that legalized sports betting would present a unique opportunity for his company. (Image: Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

DraftKings Hopes to be Part of Legal Sports Betting Landscape

Along with FanDuel, DraftKings has been one of the two names that has dominated the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry over the past five years. Now, the company is hoping that it will get the opportunity to expand its offerings into taking bets on games. As the Supreme Court considers […]

Draft Kings Prepares for Ireland Entry Amid Doubts on Country’s Interest

After its failed merger with New York City-based Fan Duel, Draft Kings, which is headquartered in Boston, is ready to go it alone across the Atlantic Ocean. The Daily Fantasy Sports provider announced it intentions to enter the Ireland market, though a date was not revealed. The move is in […]

Online Poker Trying to Join Daily Fantasy Sports as Legal in New York

If New York State Senator John Bonacic (R-42nd District) gets his way, online poker will accompany Daily Fantasy Sports as legal for residents to play. His bill S 3898 passed through the Senate Finance Committee, Tuesday and will now face a full vote in the senate. Bonacic hopes that the […]

MLB Commissioner Rethinking Stance on Gambling

Could Major League Baseball (MLB) be changing its mind on gambling? Commissioner Rob Manfred hinted to Yahoo Finance that the sport might be softening its stance. The head of the sport talked about fans involvement in the games and how they wager. The rules on betting were set in place […]

NFL Odds Favor Patriots and Falcons, Raiders File Relocation Paperwork

NFL odds in Las Vegas have the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons favored to win their respective conference championships this Sunday. But the spreads aren’t large, meaning the bookmaking experts in Nevada believe the weekend’s final games before Super Bowl LI will be close contests. The casinos are due, […]

Oakland Raiders Lose Quarterbacks, Las Vegas Odds Increase

The Oakland Raiders odds are plummeting after the squad lost its star quarterback Derek Carr during the team’s week 16 win over the Indianapolis Colts. The Bay Area franchise is now listed at +6600 to win Super Bowl 51 at online site Bovada, the worst odds of any team in […]

Sports Scandals and Victories That Shook the World in 2016

Sports scandals and victories kept sportswriters busy in 2016, and the stories grabbed a significant portion of front-page headlines. From billionaires making billion-dollar deals, to surprising and seemingly insurmountable upsets, to notorious athletes, well, being notorious, 2016 sports scandals and victories wowed and thrilled sports fans around the globe. #10 […]