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Winamax Launches French Daily Fantasy Sports Market

Winamax, a French operator, has broken ground on the French daily fantasy sports market with the launch of  Le Jeu de l’Entraineur (JDE) (the Coach’s Game) game. Could this the beginning of something tres grand? The company is the first and, as of this writing, the only operator with its …

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Olympic Sports Betting Flops on Vegas Strip

If you think that sports betting and the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are a perfect fit, you might want to have a chat with owners and operators of Nevada’s legal sports books. The purveyors of Sin City sports betting offered action on the games for the first …

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Chris Christie Looks to Take Sports Betting Fight to Supreme Court

New Jersey Governor, and failed GOP presidential candidate, Chris Christie is ready to take his state’s fight for legalized sports betting to the highest court in the land. During an appearance on the Boomer & Carton sports-talk radio show, the embattled Governor expressed his frustration with the US Justice Department …

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AGA Says Sports Betting and DFS Are One in the Same

The president of the American Gaming Association (AGA) came out in favor of regulated US sports betting in a major way this week, according to an article from the Associated Press. While addressing an AGA gathering in Biloxi, Mississippi, the group’s president, Geoff Freeman, unloaded with both barrels on the, …

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3 Tips for Promoting Olympic Sports Betting

The Summer Olympics Games, which start today in Rio de Jineiro and run through August 21, are a great opportunity for sports betting affiliates to pick up a few new players during the traditional summer slump. This effort won’t necessarily be easy as sports betting isn’t necessarily synonymous with Olympic …

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Daily Fantasy Sports Giants Dial Back Ad Buys

Last fall the US-facing daily fantasy sports industry blitzed the American airwaves with an unprecedented volume of advertisements. Americans simply couldn’t turn on a radio, television or computer without seeing an ad for FanDuel or DraftKings. That definitely won’t be the case this year. According to a report in the …

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Cyprus Readies Regulated Online Sports Betting

Thousands of Cypriots will have access to regulated sports betting as soon as October 3 as their country preps for its first legal online sports books. It’s a massive leap forward for a country that once shunned regulated gambling of all kinds. The idea of regulated online sports betting isn’t …

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NFL Lawyer Coughs up Legit Argument Against Regulated Sports Betting

After decades of arguing against regulated sports betting because it might impact the integrity of the game, an NFL lawyer recently coughed up the league’s real reason for the war on sports betting. It turns out the league is actually worried that regulated sports betting might overshadow the product they’re …

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US Daily Fantasy Sports Update: Delaware, New York and Tennessee

Across the United States, lawmakers are grappling with what should be done about daily fantasy sports. Most state lawmakers agree that something needs to be done but solutions vary widely from state to state. Here’s a quick look at lawmakers in Delaware, New York and Tennessee are dealing with daily …

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Brazilian Government Eyes Online Sports Betting Monopoly

Brazil’s troubled interim government is considering a revenue raising option that most governments would dare risk; an online sports betting monopoly. It’s a desperate move that would take the Brazilian online gambling marketing in exactly the opposite direction of the rest of the world. Brazilian lawmakers have been trying for …

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