Tag Archives: Minnesota
- Minnesota tribal casino launches DFS site; DraftKings, FanDuel return to TV
September 6, 2016
The tribal operators of Minnesota’s Grand Casino Mille Lacs have launched a new daily fantasy sports site ahead of the new NFL season. This week saw the launch of Granfantasysports.com, a DFS site powered by EZFantasy LLC, a member of the Small Businesses of Fantasy Sports Trade Association. The site’s...
- Laos gov’t cancels sale of disputed Savan Vegas Hotel and Casino: RGB
May 12, 2016
The government of Laos has called off the process to sell the contested Savan Vegas casino, according to one of the companies shortlisted for the tender. Electronic gaming machines maker RGB International Bhd said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia that “the tender for sales process for the Savan Vegas...
- CG Technology sues DraftKings, FanDuel for patent infringement
April 12, 2016
Sports betting tech provider CG Technology has sued daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel, claiming that the operators are infringing on multiple CG Technology patents. Last week, CG Technology (the former Cantor Gaming) filed separate complaints in Nevada District Court against the DFS operators, accusing them of violating seven...
- Daily fantasy sports sites suffer second consecutive week of shrinkage
October 26, 2015
Daily fantasy sports sites suffered their second consecutive week of declining entry fees following news of more high-level law enforcement investigations of the sector. According to numbers crunched by SuperLobby.com, total entry fees in guaranteed prize pools (GPP) for Week 7 of the NFL season came to just under $22.7m...
- Illinois Lottery issuing IOU’s to winners; R.I.P. Minnesota Lottery online
September 1, 2015
The Illinois Lottery has stopped paying jackpot winners due to the state’s budget crisis. The state’s fiscal year began July 1 but bickering politicians have yet to pass a budget. As such, the state is only distributing funds for essential services, which evidently doesn't include the Lottery. But the Lottery...
- Gov. Mark Dayton mulls fate of Minnesota Lottery online scratchers
May 14, 2015
UPDATE: Dayton's spokesman has said the governor will allow the bill to become law without his signature. Minnesota legislators have once again approved a plan to kill their state lottery’s online operations, but will Gov. Mark Dayton (pictured) approve it? On Thursday, the state House of Representatives voted 122-6 in...