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FanDuel Introduces QuickPick Fantasy Contests

FanDuel introduced a new format for daily fantasy contests today called QuickPick. As the name suggests, speed is the name of the game. QuickPick contests do away with the traditional salary cap model altogether in favor of a tiered system that allows you to pick a limited number of players from five different tiers.

Daily Fantasy Tennis Launched at DraftKings Ahead of Wimbledon

Daily fantasy tennis has finally arrived at DraftKings. On Friday, DraftKings announced it will begin hosting daily fantasy tennis contests just in time for this year’s Wimbledon tournament in London. The DraftKings lobby is now hosting fantasy tennis contests with buyins ranging from $0.25 all the way up to $5300 that should appeal to players …

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Louisiana Moves One Big Step Closer to Legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports

Louisiana has been a difficult state for the major daily fantasy sites with laws on the books that outlaw anything that even resembles online gaming except for horse racing betting. Past attempts to legalize daily fantasy sports in Louisiana failed to gain traction, but now it looks like residents may finally get their chance to …

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Fantasy NASCAR Now Available at FanDuel

FanDuel announced on Monday that it is launching fantasy NASCAR contests beginning this weekend with the GEIGO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. The FanDuel lobby is now listing NASCAR contests with buyins ranging from free to $333 and prize pools as high as $25,000.

Single Game MLB Fantasy Contests Now Running at FanDuel and DraftKings

After a successful debut of single-game contests at the end of last football season, FanDuel and DraftKings are both rolling out the format for certain MLB games. Both sites were reluctant to get into single-game territory due to legality concerns, but DraftKings got the ball rolling during last year’s NFL postseason and FanDuel quickly followed …

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