Email from DraftKings’ co-founders notifies players of FTC attempt to block merger

DraftKings has sent out an email to its registered players notifying them that the Boston-based daily fantasy sports (DFS) contest provider learned today that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission...

U.S. regulators might block the merger of FanDuel and DraftKings

The fate of two of the largest daily fantasy sports sites lies in limbo as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decides if a merger will create an unfair market. In the...

Ready for sports betting; Mississippi includes specific language in daily fantasy sports measure

Earlier this year, the legislature of Mississippi decided to pass a fantasy sports bill in order to allow daily fantasy sports to take place within their borders. While this...

FanDuel may require investor funding after FTC blocked proposed merger with DraftKings

In 2016, it was announced that the two largest daily fantasy sports companies were considering a merger. Fast forward a few months to June 2017, and the United States...

Fanduel CEO reveals information on merger with DraftKings; doubt still remains

For months now, daily fantasy sports fans have been awaiting a big merger between the two top providers of contests, FanDuel and DraftKings. The merger has faced regulatory hurdles...

Australian DFS startup PlayUp seeks $7.7 million to expand internationally

PlayUp, an Australian startup that offers an advertisement-paid version of daily fantasy sports (DFS) is looking for AUD $10 Million (US $7.7 million) to expand the venture on an...

Resorts Casino Hotel introduces online daily fantasy sports contests

The oldest land-based casino in New Jersey has reportedly taken the bold step of introducing real-money online daily fantasy sports games with the premiere on Monday of its FastPick...

FanDuel closes British daily fantasy sports service

After less than a year of operation, daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel has reportedly closed its United Kingdom-facing domain in order to better concentrate on its core market in the United States. According to a...

Massachusetts panel passes daily fantasy sports recommendations

In Massachusetts, the special state panel established last year in order to study the possibility of legalizing numerous forms online gambling has reportedly passed its final recommendations concerning daily...

India court rules that enjoying daily fantasy sports is not gambling

In India, a state high court has reportedly ruled that the playing of daily fantasy sports should not be considered gambling as the activity requires considerable skill, judgment and...

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