Industry Updates

Reports: FanDuel and DraftKings in Merger Talks

Multiple news sources are reporting that FanDuel and DraftKings are in merger talks. Bloomberg first reported yesterday that “people familiar with the situation” said investors in both companies have been pushing for the two companies to join forces for quite some time.

Industry Updates

What is PayLucky and How does it work?

If you have an account with horse wagering website BetAmerica.com, you may have received an e-mail this week regarding a new deposit method for funding your account. On July 10th, BetAmerica announced a new e-wallet payment method by the name of PayLucky. The new funding option was new to me as I’m sure it was…

Industry Updates

June DFS News Roundup

Daily fantasy news continues its frenetic pace in June with regular developments as usual. So far this month, two bills have made progress in New York, one other bill has made progress in Pennsylvania and FanDuel has enacted new limits on head-to-head contests. We’ll discuss all these topics in today’s June DFS news roundup.

Legal Developments

Lessons From Online Poker: The Balkanization of DFS

On September 30, 2015, I was preparing to board a plane after another fun and informative trip to Las Vegas for Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2015. At the same time G2E was wrapping up another successful conference a story was developing in the world of daily fantasy sports that would radically change the industry.

Industry Updates

Fantasy Sports Bill Progresses in Illinois

Image credit: Roman Boed An effort to legalize and regulate fantasy sports in Illinois saw some progress yesterday although the future of the bill remains uncertain. A state senate panel approved regulations found in HB 3655 on a 32-22 vote last Thursday. The bill calls for the authorization of fantasy sports contests and includes a…

Industry Updates

May DFS News Roundup: Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our May daily fantasy sports news roundup. Part one discussed DraftKings and FanDuel leaving Idaho, fantasy sites being restricted from advertising on NBA uniforms and an overview of a congressional hearing related to the DFS industry. You can read part one in full here. Part 2 covers three state-specific legislative…

Industry Updates

May DFS News Roundup: Part 1

News is constantly breaking in the DFS industry and now it’s time for a two-part news roundup to get us all caught up on the latest developments. Part one will cover three general news topics related to DFS while part two will discuss three state-specific legislative updates. You can see part two here. Topics covered…

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