Despite his dual-threat ability, Lamar Jackson was fairly overlooked going into the first week, and his ownership was less than 10 percent in most big-field contests. Those who chose him were handsomely rewarded.
There were some surprising slogs this past weekend (Arizona State’s mediocre offensive performance) and the expected shootouts (Nebraska-Colorado, and stud quarterback Adrian Martinez among them). I put up more misses than hits in Week 2. Here’s the roundup. Cheers The Adrian Martinez to JD Spielman combination for Nebraska paid dividends, […]
With the rivalry game against Colorado this weekend, expect Martinez to return to his 2018 form while anticipating he will be low-owned while doing so.
We have a tasty selection of Friday night games in college football this week, with some Power 5 schools facing off against FCS opponents. That could make for some eye-popping totals both on the scoreboard and in DFS.
There’s a reason that sports books make money – the oddsmakers know how to set great lines. You should use that expertise in crafting your DFS lineups to help you gain an edge on the competition.
While embracing the new, more liberal gambling laws in the US for fans, the NFL is warning its employees they are not allowed to place a bet. In an email sent to NFL employees, vendors, and contractors, the league made it clear that gambling on sports could lead to losing […]
While other sports often play out over multiple days, such as the NFL’s Thursday-Sunday slate, the players in those games only get to play in one game. Golfers, however, hit the links for four rounds in a tournament, so in a sense playing DFS golf is like picking players who will play four games over four days.
Adding games to the regular season schedule has been an NFL priority for nearly a decade. So no one was surprised when New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pushed the idea of an 18-game season at a recent collective bargaining session, according to The Wall Street Journal. Two more games […]
Apple’s new app policy threatens online sportsbooks, right before the all-important NFL season.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]