Gambling Industry

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 […]

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 […]

Daily Fantasy Stock Market Contests Coming to a Smartphone Near You

Daily fantasy stock market contests are soon to be a real thing, and it doesn’t take a law degree in gambling or finance to know that the impending offering will cause much controversy. Like daily fantasy sports (DFS) provided by industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel, daily fantasy stock market contests […]

FIFA Presidential Election Scheduled for Friday, US Remains Quiet on Endorsement 

The special FIFA presidential election to elect Sepp Blatter’s replacement and become the head of football’s governing world body will be held this Friday at the Hallenstadion auditorium in Zurich, Switzerland. 209 member nations will come together for the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in the organization’s desperate attempt to restore order […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Resolution Passes State Gaming Oversight Committee

A Pennsylvania sports betting resolution passed through the state’s House Gaming Oversight Committee this week in nearly unanimous fashion, moving residents in the Keystone State closer to being permitted to legally bet on sporting events. Authored by State Rep. Nick Kotik (D-District 45), HR619 is a resolution that urges the […]

Soccer Superstar Neymar Jr. Fined for Unpaid Taxes in Brazil 

Neymar Jr. is one of the most famous athletes on the planet. With more than 21 million Twitter followers, he’s behind only LeBron James and fellow Brazilian soccer star Kaka in terms of social media fans. Predicted to eventually become the best competitor to ever play the game by fĂștbol […]