Fantasy Sports

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 […]

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 […]