Tag Archives: federal trade commission
- FTC lets skin betting shills TmarTn and ProSyndicate off the hook
September 7, 2017
A pair of eSports promoters has pretty much gotten away with shilling for a skin betting site without disclosing their ownership of said site. On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission released a consent order of a settlement it reached with Trevor Martin (aka TmarTn) and Thomas Cassell (aka ProSyndicate) for...
- DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy sports merger officially toast
July 13, 2017
The proposed merger of daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel was officially pronounced dead on Thursday by the CEOs of both companies. Early Thursday afternoon, FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles issued a statement saying he believed it was “in the best interest of our shareholders, customers, employees and partners to...
- FanDuel braces for another funding round after blocked DraftKings merger
July 10, 2017
Daily fantasy sports giant FanDuel may be forced to take out a tithing basket once again and gather more funds from investors after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) blocked its proposed merger with rival DraftKings. The Sunday Times reported that FanDuel investors could be forced to inject further funds...
- DraftKings, FanDuel claim merger is pro-competition
July 6, 2017
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) giants DraftKings and FanDuel have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to allow the two firms to merge, saying that it is the best interest of the fantasy sports industry. DraftKings and FanDuel have submitted their respective responses to the FTC this week, denying that the...
- Federal Trade Commission blocks DraftKings, FanDuel merger
June 19, 2017
The proposed merger of daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel appears dead in the water after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit to block the union. As rumored last week, the FTC filed a complaint on Monday to block the proposed merger of DraftKings and FanDuel based...
- John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff Arrested on 23-Charges of Corruption that Involve Pre-Black Friday Online Poker Connections
July 18, 2014
John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff, the former Attorney General’s for Utah, have been arrested on 23-charges of corruption, including ties with payment processors that were responsible for the onset of Black Friday. ‘The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for a lack of a better word, is good. Greed...
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