Entries by Dennis Lopez

Matt Harvey Plans to Pitch in the Playoffs

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey said on Sunday that he will pitch in the postseason if the Mets reach the playoffs. “I will pitch in the playoffs,” Harvey stated. “I will be healthy, active and ready to go.” Harvey, who is called by Mets fans “The Dark Knight” also noted that Mets General Manager, […]

New Jersey Denied Again in Effort to Legalize Sports Betting

A federal appeals court ruled for the second time in two years on Tuesday, August 25th, that New Jersey’s attempt to allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks violates federal law, which sets back efforts to expand legal sports gambling in the United States for years. A three-judge panel from the Third U.S. Circuit Court […]

StarsDraft – Amaya Enters the DFS Business

PokerStars parent company Amaya Inc. has confirmed plans to enter the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) market under the StarsDraft brand following the acquisition of Texas-based company Victiv. Victiv’s existing technology and platform will be re-branded as StarsDraft, with its current management team to continue operation of the product which currently offers games on weekly fantasy […]

Betting Odds on Mayweather vs. Berto Fight

Many boxing fans are scratching their heads over Floyd Mayweather’s official opponent for what he is calling the last fight of his career, and that is Andre Berto. Berto who is 30-3 is no slouch, but is who is just 3-3 in his last six fights. If this happens to be Mayweather’s last fight, one […]

Regulation of Daily Fantasy Sports in the Future?

It almost seems like daily fantasy sports betting became a billion dollar overnight. FanDuel and DraftKings two of the fantasy sports betting industry leaders said in a joint statement to Reuters that they “are speaking with gaming industry representatives to educate them on the fantasy sports industry as our products are fundamentally separate from, and […]

PokerStars Prepares for Daily Fantasy Sports Launch

It was recently announced that PokerStars is planning on offering Daily fantasy sports in the USA along with online poker. An email was sent out to US players which asked a few question such as what kind of fantasy sport games were played, for real money or not and how many times did they participate […]

NFL & DOJ Agreed Sports Betting to be a ‘Game of Skill’

ESPN has disclosed that the Department of Justice and the NFL have considered sports betting to be a ‘game of skill’. The definition used by both parties may become a vital distinction in the progress of legalized sports betting within the United States. ESPN, the World Wide Leader in Sports news discovered legal documents by […]

Yahoo Launches a Daily Fantasy Website

On Wednesday, July 8th, Yahoo launched daily fantasy sports which would compete with the likes of DraftKings and Fanduel. This is a multi-billion dollar industry that is quickly trending upwards. The new service, called Yahoo Sports Daily Fantasy, allows users to win cash rewards by participating in daily fantasy sports games. Yahoo has long been […]

Sports Betting Court Decision for New Jersey Still on Hold

It’s only a matter of time that New Jersey gets a decision from their appeal to offer sports betting which stems back almost a quarter-century. The United States’ major sports associations, plus the federal government, have successfully turned back nearly four years of legal efforts by New Jersey’s citizens and legislators to allow Nevada- and […]

$1.4 Billion bid for Bwin.Party

GVC Holdings, which is a sports betting and gaming company, has offered to purchase their bigger rival Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment for about $1.4 billion. GVC’s offer is comprised of cash and stock and values Bwin.Party’s shares at around 110 pence per share and whose offer is being backed by PokerStars’ parent company Amaya Gaming. A […]