Here Are The Letters New York's Attorney General Just Sent To DraftKings And FanDuel

Daily fantasy’s day of reckoning is nigh. In addition to two congressional committees (the House Energy and Commerce Committee and House Judiciary Committee) and a federal agency (the FTC) looking into various parts of the industry, news broke tonight that the New York attorney general has opened a probe into the two… »10/06/15 9:29pmToday 9:29pm

Report: DraftKings And FanDuel Being Investigated By New York Attorney General

In seemingly inevitable news, the New York Times reports that New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has demanded the two duopolistic daily fantasy companies—DraftKings and FanDuel—provide a truckload of information as he looks into “the prospect that employees of daily fantasy football sites have won… »10/06/15 8:36pmToday 8:36pm

DraftKings Employee With Access To Inside Info Wins $350K At FanDuel

Last week, DraftKings writer Ethan Haskell inadvertently leaked ownership and lineup data pertaining to his employer’s biggest contest—the Millionaire Maker—before the start of all the weekend’s games. Doing so made him at the least appear to be committing, if not straight fraud, something that looks a lot like it. »10/05/15 7:50pmYesterday 7:50pm

FanDuel Disavows Knowledge Of Pervasive FanDuel Ad Using Images Of Georgia Tech Players [UPDATE]

FanDuel has responded to claims it is using the likenesses of two former Georgia Tech football players without rights or compensation, saying the daily fantasy gambling site does not actually produce the ads that have infiltrated every commercial break of every television program on the planet. »10/01/15 12:06pmThursday 12:06pm

FanDuel Ads Use Georgia Tech Football Players' Images Without Permission Or Compensation [UPDATE]

As if daily fantasy sites weren’t loathsome and exploitative enough, we learned last week that FanDuel has, for weeks, been using an image of former Georgia Tech football stars Roddy Jones and Jason Peters without their knowledge, their compensation, or permission from Georgia Tech’s athletic department. »9/28/15 10:30am9/28/15 10:30am

Sick Of All Those Daily Fantasy Games Ads? This Is For You.

It’s no secret the ubiquitous TV ads for gambling, er, “daily fantasy” sites like DraftKings and FanDuel have taken over football’s bathroom breaks this season in ways boner pill manufacturers could only dream of. Everyone’s sick of hearing about this garbage, so we made something that, by comparison, will make you… »9/15/15 9:30am9/15/15 9:30am

An Online Fantasy Football Gambling Site Is Using An Impersonator To Make You Think Jim Rome Is A Spokesperson

When your company's website features a prominent "Is This Legal?" link on its homepage, it's probably in an industry engaging in some kind of questionable behavior. But there it is on the front page of fantasy football gambling site FanDuel, in which we're told that yes, it is legal (in 44 of the 50 states). »8/29/12 5:10pm8/29/12 5:10pm