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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,...

Committee to vote on DFS bill in Pennsylvania; FanDuel and DraftKings reach deal in...

The Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act (HB 2150) was filed by Pennsylvania State Rep. George Dunbar on Thursday and a vote on the measure has been scheduled by the House Gaming Oversight Committee for June 15. The bill is an...

Sports betting world to gather in London next week for Betting on Sports 2016

In past years, the Betting on Sports conference has attracted sportsbook operators from the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, US, Canada, Africa, Asia, and Australia. This year’s event is shaping up to be no different in that respect as SBC...

With only days remaining Pennsylvania online gambling progress remains up in the air

It is still anybody’s guess as to whether or not the fate of online gambling in Pennsylvania will be decided when the Senate meets this coming week. Prior to the state Senate breaking for its summer recess, House Bill 2150...

Colorado And Missouri sign new bills making Daily Fantasy Sports legal

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators such as FanDuel and DraftKings have faced growing opposition is a number of states who have pushed to ban DFS operators on the basis that the DFS games are based on chance and not...

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...

Online betting inches closer in Pennsylvania

A short time after a plan to allow video gaming terminals (VGT) in bars crashed and burned in the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday, a proposal to make online gambling legal and allow the machines in the state’s off-track betting...

New York legislature reaches deal with daily fantasy sports sites

Back in November of last year, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman decided to send cease and desist orders to FanDuel and DraftKings, essentially stopping daily fantasy sports contests from running in the state. For some time now, the...

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...

New York daily fantasy sports bill signed by Governor Cuomo

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that legalizes the daily fantasy sports industry within the state of New York. Such operators as DraftKings and FanDuel can now offer their services in New York without fear...

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The 2017 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, or SCOOP, has come to an end with many events taking place over a several week...

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