DFS Legal Battle Claims First Casualty as Tradesports Closes Shop

Tradesports has closed its doors; the site never found the userbase it needed to be profitable, and the current legal battle in New York was the last straw.

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The Stark Contrast between DraftKings and StarsDraft

The way in which DraftKings and StarsDraft have each responded to recent legal developments in the DFS world highlight differences in the companies’ goals.

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DKLeak Scandal: Why Ownership Percentages are so Important

The ongoing ‘DKLeak’ scandal involves a particular piece of data – player ownership percentages – but what is the relevance of that particular statistic?

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Ongoing DFS Scandal Illustrates Downside to Advertising Blitz

This week, DraftKings and FanDuel face a massive scandal. Bad enough on its own, it has been made worse by these companies’ enormous advertising expenditures.

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Luck Versus Skill – the Game Designer’s Perspective

A large part of the debate around fantasy sports and poker centers on the definitions of ‘luck’ and ’skill,’ but these are quite complicated.

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Amaya/PokerStars Entering Daily Fantasy Sports Market; Goes Live with Beta Sportsbook

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Amaya Gaming, the parent company of PokerStars, announced its intention to get into the daily fantasy sports market.

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Daily Fantasy Sports Bigger Than Nevada Sports Wagering by 2016, Research Firm Predicts

Eilers Research made some bold predictions for the future of daily fantasy sports at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Winter Conference, saying that DFS could pull ahead of sports wagering in Nevada within two years.

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FantasyDraft.com Set to Offer Real-Money Daily Fantasy Football

New daily fantasy sports site FantasyDraft.com is going live with real-money play this weekend, and will officially launch in December.

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New Daily Fantasy Sports Site FantasyDraft.com Signs NFL Stars

New daily fantasy sports site FantasyDraft.com has signed a couple of star wide receivers to endorsement contracts.

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