Fantasy Sports Players Can Qualify For the WSOP

Draftkings Promotion sees Members Heading to Vegas Draftkings have become the official fantasy sports partner of the WSOP and to celebrate this fact have launched a new promotion in which the ten winners will take seats at this year’s main event. The prize includes the $10,000 entry, a six night stay at the …

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Are Daily Fantasy Sports The New Poker?

Let’s face it. Over the past few years, online poker has been on the decline. Since the infamous Black Friday incident where the DOJ shut down PokerStars, FullTilt and Absolute/UB, online poker has been losing popularity. Why? Few legit choices for US players. Sure you can play at Americas Cardroom, but these are …

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More Plea Deals in Vadim Trincher Sportsbetting-Poker Ring Case

Eastern District of New York Department of Justice attorney Preet Bharara announced on Friday that plea deals have been reached with two more defendants in the case of the “Taiwanchik-Trincher” sportsbetting and racketeering ring, which allegedly operated elite high-stakes poker games in New York City and other locations and funneled millions in sports …

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New Jersey Sportsbetting Tussle Continues, Feds Receive Brief Filing Extension

The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a brief extension to federal Department of Justice attorneys battling the state of New Jersey’s plans to introduce sportsbetting within the state.  The latest brief, which was originally due today and will instead be filed by next Tuesday, is to include the latest responses …

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New Jersey Loses! (Federal Judge Rules Against New Jersey Sportsbetting Law)

New Jersey’s 2012 law to introduce legalized sports betting was struck down after a federal judge issued a permanent injunction against the law on Thursday night, declaring it to be a violation of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), under which betting on sports was prohibited in 46 of …

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Meet Erick Lindgren, Degenerate Gambler, Debt Evader

  Former Full Tilt Poker sponsored player Erick Lindgren learned a painful lesson this week: Owe too much money to too many people for too long a time, and sooner or later someone’s going to call you out.  Lindgren’s bad-gambling debts came into public view in a big way this weekend. Simply because …

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DOJ Unseals Indictments Against Calvin Ayre, Bodog

Another round in the Department of Justice’s never-ending war against free will is underway today with the release of indictments against Bodog and its Canadian founder, Calvin Ayre.  The DOJ has also seized the bodog.com domain, which ranks high on the list of fruitless government endeavors, since Bodog abandoned that domain in favor …

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Smart Sports Betting Guide For US & Canada Bettors

If you are looking to improve your success betting on sports then you will want to read through this how to win at sports betting guide written by one of the sharpest bettors around. This guide is written mainly for the US and Canadian sports bettor as the truth of the matter is …

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Safeties, Twitspatting, and the GIGO Principle

When I renegotiated my deal with KickAssPoker a few months back — six years, $12.7 million, in case you were wondering — I cleverly introduced a clause allowing me to write the occasional piece veering away from poker, as long as (a) the piece in question touched on sports or sportsbetting or somesuch, …

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2011/2012 College Football Bowl Games

The last two weeks of the year and through out the first week of the new year can be dedicated to football in most households. With food abundantly flourishing as family and friends gather football is a common bond that sparks conversation as well as excitement as our college football teams endure their …

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