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Sports Betting Scandal Exposes Years of Tennis Match Fixing

The sports betting world was rocked this weekend when reports surfaced alleging years of match-fixing at tennis’ highest levels. According to a report by Buzzfeed and the BBC titled, The Tennis Racket, a large number of tennis’ top players accepted money from international betting syndicates to throw matches. Some of …

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New York AG Demands Full Refunds for Daily Fantasy Sports Players

Just when it looked like things couldn’t get much worse for the daily fantasy sports industry, the New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman has thrown a new set of worries their way. He’s demanding that Draft Kings and Fan Duel refund every penny the New York-based players have lost on …

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Is This Free-to-Play App the Future of Daily Fantasy Sports?

The team at TheScore.com thinks that they’ve found the solution to the daily fantasy sports industry’s quagmire of legal problems in the form of QuickDraft, a free-to-play DFS app. QuickDraft uses a novel, though not original plan for doing an end run around the United States’ ban on sports betting …

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Daily Fantasy Sports Sites See Major Decline in Tournament Entries

US-facing daily fantasy sports sites have seen a major decline in tournament entries and guaranteed prize pools (GPP) since the insider trading scandal broke back in September. According to a recently released analytics report from Adam Kreijcik, managing director of digital and interactive gaming at Eilers Research, action in GPPs is down …

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