The "Billion Dollar Fantasy" that propelled FanDuel and DraftKings

Sep 11, 2019
The story behind the rise of fantasy sports startups FanDuel and DraftKings, and their battle against each other.
The fantasy sports website FanDuel.
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Regulators in Kenya concerned about growing popularity of online gambling

May 31, 2019
Mobile phones are allowing ordinary Kenyans to try their luck on sports gambling.
A billboard advertising a popular sports betting site is seen along a highway in Nairobi, on November 8, 2017.
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Now that states can legalize sports betting, venture capital wants in

Apr 8, 2019
One investor says sports bets could evolve into a different type of asset.
Sports Adviser Stuart Feiner, who was portrayed by actor Al Pacino in the film "Two for the Money," displays his betting tickets on Major League Baseball at Dover Downs Casino on June 5, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.
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Mobile phones could make sports betting more accessible — and addictive

Jul 10, 2018
Experts caution that widely available and accessible sports betting on mobile phones could lead to an increase in gambling addiction.
The gaming research firm Eilers & Krejcik predicts that in states that adopt it, mobile wagering will make up roughly half of the revenue generated by sports betting operators.
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All bets are off for DraftKings and FanDuel in New York

Mar 21, 2016
The gambling sites are waiting out for a possible bill in their favor
Both companies are under investigation in multiple states. 
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Sports channels tap fantasy games for new content

Jul 27, 2015
Investors are pouring money into online sites like DraftKings.

My money story: Boom and bust, at the blackjack table

Jan 30, 2015
A story of one very lucky hand.

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Internet cafes in Ohio face ban

May 30, 2013
Internet cafes equipped with computer games resembling casino games have popped up across Ohio. Now there's a bill to cap winnings and ban the practice.

Borgata hotel room gambling trains customers to go online

Mar 18, 2013
As states legalize online gambling, how does a casino hold on to customers? At the Borgata in Atlantic City, you can leave the casino floor and play the slots on a TV in your room.