daily fantasy

Las Vegas Embraces New Realities: Can Racing Do The Same?

After a few days in Sin City for the National Handicapping Championship last weekend, it became as obvious as doubling down on 11: Las Vegas is evolving — both physically and virtually — and horse racing, as a gambling industry subset, might want to pay attention to what’s happening. For starters, the new Vegas is […]

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New York: Injunction Briefly Halts Daily Fantasy Sports

In the latest update on the New York daily fantasy sports saga, DraftKings and FanDuel were barred from operation in the state early Friday morning. Supreme Court Justice Manuel J. Menez granted the injunction filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, reasoning that “the balancing of the equities are in favor of the NYAG (New York […]

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‘They’re Stealing Our Product’: CHRB Debates Horse Racing Contest Sites

Embrace or fight? That’s the question California Horse Racing Board members wrestled with Wednesday as they heard comments on the hot-button issue of daily fantasy sports and fantasy horse racing websites. According to the Blood-Horse, the Stronach Group’s Scott Daruty took aim at Derby Wars, a site that offers horse racing contests: “Effectively what they’re doing, in […]

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PR Special Keeneland September: The Threat Of Daily Fantasy Sports

The Paulick Report offers a second edition of its print publication for the Keeneland September Sale, available here and on the sales grounds. In this PR Special, Ray looks at the boom of daily fantasy sports websites like FanDuel and DraftKings – how much of a threat are they to horse racing and what can […]

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