US Online Sports Betting Alternatives to FanDuel and DraftKings
The entire online sports betting industry in the United States is undergoing a major shift in both the scope and range of online sportsbooks. Offshore books located in regulated gaming markets in the Caribbean and Latin America have been catering to US bettors for years. Certain federal laws concerning money wire transfers clouded the legality of US sports betting in the country. However, it has never been illegal to bet on sports at one of these online betting venues.
Bitcoin and the Future of Fantasy Sports
Bitcoin hasn’t gained much traction in daily fantasy sports yet but the potential benefits for the sector are significant.
The Best Rookie Quarterbacks in the NFL
At the halfway point in the season, it’s fair to say that not all of the football pundits’ predictions have come true as far as rookies are concerned. Here, however, are a few young quarterbacks that are living up to their potential and could have some relevance for fantasy sport in the future.
Carson Wentz (Philadelphia Eagles)
New York Governor Signs Bill to Allow Daily Fantasy Sports
ALBANY, N.Y.— (Associated Press) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday to allow the resumption of daily fantasy sports in New York.
The measure calls the popular online contests a “game of skill.” That legal definition resolves the central argument in a lawsuit brought against the country’s two top fantasy-sports companies by the state attorney general. He had likened the online matches to illegal gambling operations based on chance.
Michael Conforto Red Hot DFS Value
Michael Conforto is now hitting .455 since being called back up to the majors.
The Mets outfielder is priced at $3600 at DraftKings. He’s been hovering between $3100 and $4300.
Conforto was starting in center field for the first time in his Major League career Sunday, making his debut the day prior.
Max Scherzer Daily Fantasy MLB Value July 23
Max Scherzer (10-6) came away with a no-decision Sunday, despite allowing just one run on six hits and a walk over seven innings, while striking out seven in an 18-inning loss to the Pirates.
Scherzer off a no-decision needs some serious consideration Saturday July 23 as the right-hander is ranked number two in ESPN.com’s Fantasy rankings.
It doesn’t hurt that he’ll be going up against the San Diego Padres, a team he has allowed just 15 hits off of in 114 at bats (this against the current Padres roster).