Irish bookmaker Paddy Power confirms takeover talks with fantasy sports company FanDuel after landmark US ruling

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for FanDuel Paddy Power Betfair confirms takeover talks with US fantasy sports startup FanDuel. Talks are ongoing and a deal is not guaranteed. The talks come after a landmark ruling from the US Supreme Court on Monday that opens the door for legalised sports betting in the US. LONDON — Irish bookmaker […]

DraftKings and FanDuel drop fantasy sports merger after FTC pressure

(Reuters) — Daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings scrapped a plan to merge on Thursday following a legal challenge by U.S. antitrust enforcers. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said in June that it would seek to stop the deal because the combined company would control more than 90 percent of the U.S. market for paid daily […]

FTC moves to block DraftKings and FanDuel fantasy sports merger

The Federal Trade Commission and attorneys general in California and the District of Columbia said they will file a complaint to block the merger of the biggest fantasy sports companies, FanDuel and Draftkings. The complaint will allege that the combined firm would control more than 90 percent of the U.S. market for daily fantasy sports […]

Building The Perfect NBA FanDuel Lineup For January 24, 2017

When building an NBA FanDuel lineup, doing as much research as possible is absolutely paramount. You see, there’s an abundance of daily fantasy sports pros that play for a living and have endless tools and resources at their disposal. Thus, thinking you can blindly head into a slate and still win is an absolutely outrageous […]