Fantasy Sports

Jack Nicklaus gave some advice to Patrick Cantlay, and it helped the 27-year-old win the Memorial. (Image: USA Today Sports)

5 DFS Golfers to Roster at Workday Charity Open

Last week’s top pick, Bryson DeChambeau, dominated the weekend, winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes to secure his first victory of the season. After a dominating stretch, DeChambeau will take this week off as the tour hits Murfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, for the first of two consecutive […]

DFS Players Can Win Free Money in Hot Dog Eating Contest

This Fourth of July, you can root along and, maybe win some cash, by participating in DraftKings’s freeplay competition while watching rapid frankfurter ingesters in Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on ESPN. The infamous contest isn’t going belly up due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, it’s taking place at […]

From the bayous to the cities, most Louisiana residents may get to bet on DFS soon after lawmakers finally set rules and tax rates for the games two years after voters OKed the games. (Image: Visit the USA)

DFS May Soon Come to Louisiana

Legislation that would set the Louisiana tax rate for DFS revenue at 8% awaits the governor’s signature, putting DFS one step closer to becoming a reality in that state. DFS Tax Revenue Will Go to Childhood Education The state Senate voted 36-0 to pass House Bill 64, which sets the […]

Sungjae Im, who was 30/1 at the Honda Classic, became the second first-time winner this year, as PGA Tour favorites are coming up short so far in tournaments. (Image: Tannen Maury/EPA)

5 DFS Golfers to Watch at Travelers Championship

The PGA Tour heads to the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut, this week, which will play at 6,841 yards and a par of 70. Like last week at Harbour Town, Pete Dye designed this course and it rewards accurate tee shots more than bombed drives. That’s not to say […]

The NFL has announced DraftKings as its first official daily fantasy partner. (Image:  David L. Ryan/Boston Globe/Getty)

Should You Gamble on DraftKings Stock? Experts Weigh In

DraftKings quickly became a stock market darling after its initial public offering in April, with shares more than doubling in less than two months. But after the fervor dies off, will the company – known for DFS, sports betting, and it’s growing online casino division – continue to be a […]

Tyrrell Hatton was one of the hottest golfers on the PGA Tour before play was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He will look to continue his success at RBC Heritage this week. (Image: PGA Tour)

5 DFS Golfers to Watch at RBC Heritage

The PGA Tour heads to Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina, this week for the RBC Heritage. The par-71 course plays at 7,101 yards for the tournament and is usually one of the tougher layouts for tour golfers over the course of the season. Cheng-tsung Pan won […]

5 DFS Sleepers for Charles Schwab Challenge

PGA Tour golf is back this week with the Charles Schwab Challenge at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Eager DFS fans are ready to watch their favorite pros hit the links in a stacked field featuring 101 players who have previously won on tour. Kevin Na won […]

Much to the delight of DraftKings and FanDuel, legislation to end daily fantasy sports prohibition is moving forward in Missouri, Iowa, and Tennessee. (Image: fox32chicago.com)

DFS Betting Rules May Soon be Set in Louisiana

Louisiana residents may get to bet on both sports games and daily fantasy sports in the next year. Lawmakers Try to Turn Two: DFS and Sports Betting Days after sending a bill to Gov. John Bel Edward’s desk that would let state voters consider in November whether to allow sports […]

DraftKings is facing a civil complaint over its handling of its Sports Betting National Championship contest last weekend. (Image: NJGamblingSites.com)

DraftKings Stock Soars as Online Gaming Booms

Despite the lack of live sports on which to offer daily fantasy games or live betting, DraftKings has seen its stock nearly double in the past month due to both the boom in online gaming and the company’s future potential. Investors See Big Potential As of midday Wednesday, the company’s […]

Players in the American Cornhole League prepare for a toss. The ACL recently partnered with PrizePicks to bring cornhole contests to DFS users. (Image: ACL)

DFS Players Get Excited: Cornhole Contests Are Here

As live sports disappeared from the landscape, DFS operators got creative. They added more esports. They added nonsports. And now, they’ve added cornhole. First Chance for DFS Players to Wager on Cornhole DFS operator PrizePicks recently announced a partnership with the American Cornhole League to add their games to its […]

DFS Upstart Monkey Knife Fight Partners With Milwaukee Brewers

Monkey Knife Fight’s announcement that it will partner with the Milwaukee Brewers as its official daily fantasy sports site is the latest move by the new-on-the-block operator to carve itself a foothold in the DFS space. Monkey Knife Fight Offers Innovative DFS Contests The San Jose-based company entered the scene […]

DraftKings has launched an invite-only preview version of its New Jersey mobile sportsbook, with online betting expected to become available throughout the state in the days to come. (Image: AP)

DraftKings’ Online Casino Goes Live in Pennsylvania on Friday

DraftKings will launch an online casino in Pennsylvania on Friday after completing a soft launch held on Wednesday and Thursday. DraftKings Continues Gambling Expansion Efforts The company, known more for DFS and sports betting, has expanded into the online casino market, having launched an online casino in New Jersey in […]

Investors can buy shares of DFS operator DraftKings as of Friday after the company went public on the Nasdaq exchange. (Image: Boston Globe)

DraftKings Goes Public Today on Nasdaq

Players can now invest in DFS stock instead of just picking DFS rosters. DraftKings Becomes DKNG DraftKings went public on Wall Street today after announcing Thursday afternoon that its shares will trade on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol DKNG. CNN noted that the company decided to forgo the […]

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow celebrates as the Tigers defeated Florida. LSU moved to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll.

FanDuel Offers NFL Draft Contests for DFS Players

Burrow or Tua? Swift or Taylor? Delpit or McKinney? Picking FanDuel Rosters by Position FanDuel is offering free contests for DFS players to predict the results of the NFL Draft that begins Thursday. In addition to the winner of each contest receiving $1,000, FanDuel hopes to raise hundreds of thousands […]

Much to the delight of daily fantasy sports enthusiasts, the NFL season is fast approaching. (Image: fortune.com)

Illinois Supreme Court Rules DFS a Game of Skill

The Illinois Supreme Court tossed out a lawsuit Thursday that relied on a 200-year old state law in an attempt to reclaim a lost bet on daily fantasy sports, ruling that DFS is a game of skill.   Lawsuit Over a Lost C-Note In April 2016, Colin Dew-Becker lost $109 […]

Judge Rules MLB not Liable for DFS Losses in Wake of Sign-Stealing Scandal

A class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of DraftKings players against Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros struck out when a federal judge ruled against the plaintiffs on Friday. Judge: Teams Broke Rules, but DFS Players Don’t Get Compensation Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York issued […]

DraftKings has launched an invite-only preview version of its New Jersey mobile sportsbook, with online betting expected to become available throughout the state in the days to come. (Image: AP)

DraftKings Implores Fans to Rally for Their Communities During Pandemic

DraftKings has launched a new charity initiative, #DKRally, which asks sports fans to rally for their communities on social media as the coronavirus pandemic grows across the globe. #DKRally Hopes to Raise $1 Million Through “#DKRally,” the DFS operator hopes to raise $1 million for United Way, the nonprofit that […]

"Survivor" host Jeff Probst welcome players to the "Winners at War" edition of the popular CBS reality TV show. With sports having gone dark due to the coronaviru outbreak, FanDuel has turned to nonsporting events like "Survivor" on which to build contests. (Image: CBS)

FanDuel Turns to Non-Sporting Events in Age of Coronavirus

With practically all sports other than eSports shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, DFS operator FanDuel is turning to non-sporting events to help maintain player interest in its site, including a free-to-play contest based on the results of each week’s “Survivor” episode. On March 15, FanDuel offered paid contests […]

FantasyDraft ran out of sports to offer and has temporarily ceased offering DFS contests. (Image: FantasyDraft)

FantasyDraft Temporarily Ceases DFS Operations

FantasyDraft has temporarily stopped offering DFS contests as a result of the mass sports cancellations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. FantasyDraft ‘Unable to Offer Contests’ In an email sent to users, FantasyDraft CEO Stephen Krombolz wrote that the suspension of all US professional sports leagues has left the […]