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Texas Representative considers filing DFS measure

The state of Texas may soon be the next in the US to create regulations in regards to the daily fantasy sports industry. Representative Richard Pena Raymond stated late last week that he plans on filing a bill that...

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...

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...

Daily fantasy sports giants have discussed potential merger

Daily fantasy sports contest provider DraftKings Incorporated has reportedly held periodic merger talks with one of its largest competitors over the past 18 months although no deal is imminent. According to a report from the Bloomberg news service, Jason Robins,...

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...

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...

Daily Fantasy Sports can resume action in New York

On Monday, the Gaming Commission of New York decided to grant temporary permits to five daily fantasy sports companies to provide the opportunity to operate in the state once again. DraftKings and FanDuel are among the five DFS operators...

Pittsburgh airport “very interested” in video slot legislation

In Pennsylvania, the boss for Pittsburgh International Airport has stated that she is “very interested” in proposed legislation that would legalize online gambling and permit the eastern state’s airports and off-track betting establishments to offer video slots. According to a...

DraftKings And FanDuel proposed merger to take place in second half of 2017

DraftKings and FanDuel are two of the biggest Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators in the United States and control a major portion of the market share for the multi-billion DFS industry. The two DFS operators were reported earlier this...

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NBA Commissioner with 30 years on the seat now supports regulated...

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...

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