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DraftKings raises $153 million from new investors

In advance of this week’s start of the next instalment of the National Football League (NFL), daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has secured $153 million in new funding from a number of investors. According to a report from the multinational...

Atlantis Gaming Corporation cites 2009 NIGC opinion in order to launch DFS site

On October 17th, the Atlantis Gaming Corporation sent out a press release announcing they were preparing a new online gaming network that included daily fantasy sports. In the release, it stated that the network had been approved by two...

USFantasy increases sportsbook presence in Nevada after new locations added

Last week, USFantasy announced new locations where punters in Nevada can place wagers on a pari-mutuel form of fantasy sports betting, unique to the brand. In the beginning, as the NFL season began, USFantasy was only involved with three sportsbooks. The process...

Congressman announces intention to introduce new federal gambling legislation

A senior member of the United States House Of Representatives has announced that he intends to introduce comprehensive legislation next year that will update a trio of federal gambling laws including the 24-year-old partial prohibition on sportsbetting. According to a...

With potential merger on the horizon, FanDuel and DraftKings raking in big numbers each...

Despite having faced numerous obstacles in the United States this year, daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel are doing quite well this NFL season. The National Football League season provides the companies with the majority of their revenues...

Playtech premieres Virtual Tennis game

Online gaming software innovator Playtech has released what it has dubbed “the industry’s most graphically advanced leading virtual sports product” with its Virtual Tennis game. Due to be made available via online, retail and mobile channels, the three-dimensional Virtual Tennis...

Lawmakers in Maine looking at regulating Daily Fantasy Sports industry

A number of states including Nevada and New York put the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) industry under close scrutiny after state attorneys came down on DFS providers such as DraftKings and FanDuel stating that these DFS games were not...

Ohio Senator now focusing on daily fantasy sports

It seems every state in the US is looking at daily fantasy sports betting in some form or fashion within the past few months. Since last year, DFS contests have taken center stage with some states choosing to create...

NBA Commissioner with 30 years on the seat now supports regulated sports betting

In keeping with his assertion last September that legal sports betting in the U.S. is “inevitable,” former NBA Commissioner David Stern plans to speak at a gambling conference in Las Vegas next week in a show of support for...

Pennsylvania online gambling lobbyists remain optimistic over chances of new bill clearing

Online gambling lobbyists in Pennsylvania continue to remain optimistic that the state senate will soon legalize online gambling and permit more electronic gambling options at brick & mortar casinos in the state. The gaming bill was passed by the...

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Nektan agrees digital marketing arm buy-out agreement

Three months after inking a deal to supply real-money online casino games from developer High 5 Games to operators across Europe and Canada on...

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