Adelson says DFS and Poker are gambling. Technical issues hinder DFS on opening weekend of NFL season. Mercier and Somerville close in on Twitch record. And more.
DFS Is off to an interesting start in 2017.
Despite huge numbers, DraftKings had overlays all over the place, not only because of the lofty contests they’re running, but partly because the site had some major mobile app issues just prior to kickoff, when people are usually busy buying up entries.
Pretty substantial overlay in DraftKings' two biggest contests. And throughout the lobby for that matter.
— Dustin Gouker (@DustinGouker) September 11, 2016
With the ESPN fantasy football app being down for what it seems like for rest of the day,seems good to know that I'm winning $ in DraftKings
— George E. Moore IV (@GEMooreIV) September 11, 2016
One other thing to watch; it looks like poker websites are going to be pushing DFS really hard this year, which shouldn’t be too surprising considering the crossover between poker players and DFS players.
- The Jason Mercier/Jason Somerville Twitch stream of the $102k Super-High-Roller event is going smashingly… Well, not so smashingly for Mercier, who is already on his second bullet after losing KK to AA all-in preflop, but the Twitch stream is lighting the poker world on fire.
Rebought in this 102k #WCOOP event. First billet went south KK < AA pre
Had to give it a 2nd go! 1.4 mill for 1sthttps://t.co/Xs6whsSwkV
— Jason Mercier (@JasonMercier) September 11, 2016
- A really cool story unfolded during the opening days of the PokerStars WCOOP, as Shaun Deeb’s wife went into labor while the online legend was busy playing a WCOOP event out of the country. Deeb’s second child arrived while he was in the middle of winning his record-setting fourth WCOOP title.
- Lost in the shuffle of Rutgers Responsible Online Gaming Report was a single line about a New Jersey online gambler who wagered over $78 million in 2015 – and to be clear, it’s not entirely clear this was a poker player, where you might expect a massive amount of wagers.
- Sheldon Adelson had some harsh words for daily fantasy sports and for poker, as the casino billionaire tries to make the case that despite his gambling interests he’d be a suitable minority owner should he lure the Raiders to Las Vegas.
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