Fantasy Sports

The Department of Justice may have thrown a wrence into online gambling plans in the US by revisiting a 2011 interpretation of a 1961 law. (Image: 9to5mac.com)

New DOJ Wire Act Opinion Shakes Maturing US Online Gambling Industry

Gaming industry observers were both freaking out and insisting “no big deal” when it emerged late Monday that the DOJ had reversed a 2011 opinion on the Wire Act with a new interpretation that potentially put an emergent US online gambling industry at risk. The new interpretation of the 1961 […]

Rookie RB Justin Jackson evades a tackler in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Fantasy Football Playoff Deep Cuts: Justin Jackson and Damien Williams

Running backs Justin Jackson and Damien Williams are two key backups who might help boost your team to the next round of your fantasy football playoffs. High-quality, late-season waiver wire pickups are rare to find these days. You might have advanced to the fantasy football playoffs, but your ranks are […]

Actor Jess Bradford guards comedian Garry Shandling at one of his secret Sunday pick-up games in LA. (Image: Jesse Bradford/Instagram)

Garry Shandling’s Secret Hollywood Basketball Game

Starting the early 1990s and lasting 25 years, comedian Garry Shandling hosted a Sunday pick-up basketball game at his house in the swanky Brentwood section of Los Angeles. The secret weekly game, attended by some of the biggest names in comedy and the entertainment industry, discontinued in 2016, when Shandling […]

Dallas Mavericks gambled on top European player Luka Doncic (Image: AP)

NBA Fantasy Tips: Which Rookies Carry Less Risk, Offer High Reward?

The NBA season is just around the corner, which means it is time to prep for your NBA fantasy draft. Drafting rookies is always a risk, especially untested European players without much of a statistical record to go by. But this year, there are five rookies who currently stand out […]

Richard Sherman is launching a new DFS site, despite his feelings on the dehumanizing nature of fantasy sports in general. (Image: Getty)

Richard Sherman Launches New ‘Daily Number’ DFS App

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman announced the launch of a new daily fantasy sports app last week, one that promises a slightly different kind of action than what’s found at DraftKings or FanDuel. Known as Daily Number, the site asks participants to build teams of players with the goal […]

Daily Fantasy Sports players can now plat against the rest of the world completely legally. (Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Daily Fantasy Sports Officially Legal in Pennsylvania

It may not yet be legal to place a sports bet in Pennsylvania, but you can now get a stake in the outcome of sporting events via daily fantasy sports. The latest beneficiary of the sweeping changes to state gambling laws last year, daily fantasy sports (DFS) is now officially […]

The Washington Valor are one of the four teams slated to compete in the 2018 Arena Football League season. (Image: AFL)

Arena Football League Announces Partnerships with DraftKings and VSiN

That Arena Football League has announced a series of partnerships designed to improve fan engagement over the next two seasons, including deals with DraftKings and the Vegas Stats and Information Network (VSiN). The overall goal of these partnerships is to provide a more interactive experience for AFL fans, who will […]

DraftKings wants to move into the legal sports betting sector if the Supreme Court overturns PASPA later this year. (Image: Charles Krupa/AP)

DraftKings Preps for Legal Sports Betting by Hiring New Sportsbook Chief

DraftKings has announced that they hired Sean Hurley as its new Head of Sportsbook, further signaling that the daily fantasy sports titan wants to be a part of any future legal sports betting in the United States. This is not the first sign that DraftKings wants to take advantage of […]