Tag Archives: daily fantasy sports
- FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles departs for new eSports venture
November 20, 2017
Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel has a new chief exec after co-founder Nigel Eccles announced his intention to ride off into the sunset. On Monday, FanDuel confirmed a long-percolating rumor that Eccles was leaving the company he co-founded in 2009 to “focus on his next venture.” FanDuel’s former chief financial...
- Daily fantasy sports: Getting popular in India
October 30, 2017
This is a guest contribution by Jaydeep Chakravartty a Gaming Evangelist working as a Commercial Director at Ingenuity Gaming. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. The current addiction in the online/virtual world in India, Daily Fantasy Cricket (sports) is a wonderful...
- FanDuel $186M loss alarms auditors anew
October 17, 2017
The latest financial data of daily fantasy sports giant FanDuel has auditors fearing that the firm is heading down the drain. Insider.co.uk reported that FanDuel booked a $186 million pre-tax loss for the six months to December 2015 as higher finance, legal and marketing costs outweighed lower than expected revenues....
- DraftKings to test the Irish market
October 9, 2017
Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings will test the unpredictable Irish market as it seeks to find fresh revenues beyond the U.S. border. In a statement, DraftKings said they chose Ireland to be the next European country to experience their brand of daily fantasy sports due to the country’s fervent sports...
- Florida lawmakers reviving fantasy sports push
October 4, 2017
Florida lawmakers are making yet another push for the legalization of daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the Sunshine State. News 4 Jax reported that two Republican lawmakers have brought the issue of fantasy sports regulation back to the floor, five months after both chambers failed to see eye to eye...
- Seahawks’ Sherman says fantasy sports dehumanizes athletes
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says fantasy sports have conditioned people to dehumanize professional athletes, especially when they're lying injured on the field of play. Following the Seahawks’ victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, Sherman was quizzed during the postgame press conference about injuries incurred by two Seahawk...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017