A proposed merger between the two largest daily fantasy sports sites has been called off after pressure from the Federal Trade Commission.
DrafKings has unveiled DK Live for use on Android. The highly rated app allows you to not only monitor players in your lineup but the wider fantasy sports world as a whole.
A new report released this week indicates that a planned merger between DraftKings and FanDuel is far from a sure thing.
DraftKings introduces a new type of MLB contest called Arcade Mode that allow more points to be scored and is arguably easier to play.
DraftKings uses its Malta license to launch in Germany. More European countries could follow.
DraftKings has again set maximum entries on low buy-in contests to 150, after experimenting with a 20 cap.
FanDuel and DraftKings both experienced outages after Amazon Web Services went down for a few hours on Tuesday afternoon.
Believe it or not, daily fantasy football is not over — there is still more more slate that combines the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl.
According to a wide-ranging report on the DFS industry, demographics have failed to budge from the stereotype of the young, affluent white male.
Do you need to contact DraftKings customer support about an issue? Here is what you need to know before reaching out to DraftKings.
DraftKings 12 Days of Giveaways is back for 2016. See what is store for the DraftKings 2016 holiday promotion.
Players from over 40 states can play on at least one medium or larger DFS site. What sites restrict players from certain states?
DraftKings offers players live events for most sports. DraftKings live packages give players a chance to experience daily fantasy sports in a truly unique way.
The two top DFS sites have announced a merger. What does this move mean for players and when can we expect changes?
DraftKings DK Live now supports NBA breaking news, scores and player updates. Only NFL was previously supported by the app.
DraftKings Bucket List Experiences are arguably one of the more unique items you can win at DraftKings. Here are the ways you can qualify.
DraftKings has introduced Casual Player contests to DraftKings players without experience badges. See if you qualify for the new contests.
Dailyfantasysports.codes previews the 2016-2017 daily fantasy basketball season by comparing the top two DFS sites – FanDuel and DraftKings.
Regular season Daily fantasy basketball begins in late October. Here are the changes players can expect for the 2016-2017 season.
DraftKings is looking into allegations the winner of the Week 3 Millionaire Maker may have colluded with his brother, a fellow DFS player.
FanDuel players will now pay 15% in FanDuel’s largest tournament, the Sunday Million.
Many small and medium sized DFS sites are struggling compared to last year. What has happened and what are the largest DFS sites now?
DraftKings Flash Bonus Blitz is held every Saturday and awards $10,000 in extra prizes each week. The special contests are among the highest value contests on DraftKings.
DraftKings is back with a new DraftKings free play bonus for new players. Learn about how this bonus works and how you can take advantage.
As one of the two current giants in the daily fantasy sports industry, along with FanDuel, DraftKings offers big prize pools, a large user base, a wide away of sports contests, and a rich daily fantasy sports experience for players of any level.
DraftKings and FanDuel are by far the most dominate DFS sites today. How do the two sites compare as the 2016 NFL season kicks off?
Last week, DraftKings Community Guidelines were introduced to mostly positive reviews. Still, some players are against the changes or questioning the difficulty of enforcement.
DraftKings League has been introduced just in time for the football season. The new platform provides daily fantasy players an easier and more engaging way to play DFS with their friends.
DraftKings offers more DFS selection by sport than other site. And during this year’s Olympics they are also offering Olympic basketball contests.
Some five months after the DraftKings affiliate program underwent major changes, the commission structure of the RAF program is also being overhauled.
Free Contest Arcade is a new ongoing promotion introduced in June centering around DraftKings freerolls. $20k is being awarded in June alone.
DraftKings announced some additional benefits of their 3 month old Player Rewards program, which includes larger and more frequent freerolls as well as the addition of a new tier.
The PGA’s unofficial 5th major, the Players Championship begins this Thursday and DFS contests are now available to join at DraftKings.
In our series on the new DraftKings Player Rewards program, we take a look at the changes effect on the VIP Store.
There is nothing more frustrating than a baseball game rained out. Thankfully some of the biggest DFS sites provide weather tools to minimize your risk.
DraftKings has never been a haven for players who like to play freerolls. That is, not until DraftKings released their new Players Rewards Club. Now players can qualify for them every month for up to $150k in entries.
DraftKings Daily Missions are a notable part of the new DraftKings Players Reward Program. But are they worth your time?
After six months, another season of MLB is upon us. Here is what you need to know as we head into another MLB daily baseball season.
DraftKings has unveiled a new VIP program called Player Rewards which includes new rewards such as Daily Missions, access to exclusive freerolls, Flash Bonuses on top of using FPPs in the store.
Still waiting for your DraftKings 1099 forms in the mail. Good news – they may be available for download online.
If you showed a profit on DraftKings last year, you may be wondering why the site has not sent a 1099 form to you yet. It’s not just you – 1099 forms have been delayed since early February.
On Tuesday, DraftKings introduced Hot Streak, a new promo where players can win up to $1,000 for every 7-day winning streak in the site’s Hot Streak contests.
Do you play on a site with late swap? Here’s how to gain an edge on your opponents using the tool in NBA DFS.
Bad news for affiliates that promote the largest daily fantasy sports site. DraftKings sent affiliates a notice on Wednesday that terms will be changing significantly for affiliates. Among the changes are new minimum activity requirements and new revenue share rates. The changes will go into effect on March 1st, 2016.
DraftKings took a big step on Saturday when they officially expanded their popular daily fantasy sports games to players located in the United Kingdom.
On Thursday, DraftKings announced that they would be implementing a series of changes to the site to put themselves in line with demands of proposed state regulations, many of which make an effort to level the playing field between experienced players and new players.
With the conclusion of the NFL daily fantasy football season, you may be looking at new sports like basketball. DraftKings is currently giving a $3 Free Ticket to new players that play the site’s NBA beginner contests.
It is that time of year when US residents have to start thinking about taxes. That also means taxes on daily fantasy sports winnings. But do you owe taxes if you simply received a W9 request?
With the departure of Vulcun from the eSports market, you may be looking for a new daily fantasy eSports provider. DraftKings offers their own eSports product, currently offering LOL contests.
Although not as generous as FanDuel for freerolls, DraftKings does offer players regular freerolls of their own, often giving away Step tickets as prizes.
If you are one of the millions of users who play season long fantasy sports, you may know how difficult it is to collect entry fees and manage payouts. Enter League Hub, a manager for fantasy sports leagues run for ESPN seasonal leagues.
A sport that you don’t hear mentioned a lot during this time of year is college basketball, a DFS sport that is almost exclusively offered at DraftKings (and FanDuel). DraftKings offers daily fantasy college basketball contests through March Madness.
There are thousands of contest choices each week at DraftKings, just sitting in the lobby waiting for players like you to join. But you don’t have to settle for joining an existing contest — you can also create contests to your own preference.
Deflategate? Sure. Greg Hardy and domestic violence? That was impressive. Johnny Manziel and his inability to bypass the all-too-common pitfalls of fame? Astounding.
You don’t need news reports to tell you that daily fantasy mixed martial arts (MMA) is becoming a popular sport to play DFS. You merely need to look at the large prize pools — over $200,000 guaranteed at DraftKings for a typical UFC event.
DraftKings is the most popular daily fantasy sports in the land and they have a excellent mobile app to show for it. The iOS version of DraftKings is rated five stars by the Apple App store with over 1600 reviews, making it the most highly rated mobile apps available.
DraftKings has tweaked the number of times players can enter its contests, a few days after Massachusetts released proposed broad regulations on the industry.
After an inquiry into daily fantasy sports, the attorney general of the state of New York, Eric Schneiderman, has informed the two largest daily fantasy sports sites that they must halt operations in the state.
It is being dubbed the biggest fantasy contest of all time. It will be the first fantasy football competition covered on ESPN. DraftKings’ Fantasy Football World Championship (FFWC) is back and will be held over two Sundays this December and January.
The NFL isn’t the only daily fantasy football game in town. College football is also popular with DFS players. Here are the scoring rules you need to know.
On Monday, Amaya Inc announced that they were taking the dramatic step of leaving all but four states in reaction to recent developments in the industry. What’s next and what other states are being affected?
Wednesday was the start of the NHL season and for DFS players, that means another sport to play daily fantasy sports. While daily fantasy hockey still lags football, baseball and basketball the sport has a daily fantasy following and is growing with the rest of the sports.
Week four of the NFL season proved to be the wildest yet and not because of what happened in the games. A controversy regarding the posting of DraftKings lineup data has raised serious questions about how daily fantasy sports sites handle info and reinvigorated the debate of whether the industry needs to be properly regulated.
Across the pond there is another type of football currently in the hearts of minds of fans. We call it soccer, but they of course refer to it as football. It’s the number one sport in the world so it’s no surprise that the site is gaining some traction at America’s top daily fantasy sports site, DraftKings.
When you go to the DraftKings lobby, you will see a selection of different contests types available. Whether its GPPs or 50/50s, each of these contests have unique rules, payouts and strategies.
With daily fantasy sports booming and scores of less skilled players joining the games, sharper players are cleaning up. To aid in your efforts to beat the games, Daily Fantasy Sports Codes has teamed up with top prediction services to help you this NFL season.
There are less than two weeks before the start of the NFL season. If you have been on the sidelines during the NFL preseason, now is the time to get those projections ready. Before we do that, its important to be family with the scoring systems daily fantasy sports sites use, which are not universal.
DraftKings was ranked forth this week in TV advertising according to iSpot.tv, signaling that they are putting some of their recent funding win to work towards television advertising before the start of the NFL season.
DraftKings has been given the green light to operate its daily fantasy sports contests in the United Kingdom. As part of the entry into the UK market, DraftKings will be opening up an office in London and name a new head of international growth.
As the world’s most popular league starts its season, DraftKings is adding an impressive lineup of daily fantasy sports soccer contests. Meanwhile, Yahoo looks to start offering daily fantasy soccer.
When you’re a website that offers daily fantasy sports, the National Football League is a big bleeping deal. So it’s not a surprise that the largest daily fantasy sports sites are already flexing their DFS muscles to give players a hint of what to expect during the 2015 football season.
Nearly a month to the day an ESPN funding deal fell through, DraftKings has announced that they have secured an additional $300 million in funding led by FOX sports. Of the $300 million, FOX Sports has committed $150 million with the agreement also calling for DraftKings to spend $250 million in advertising over the next three years at FOX Sports.
In our post last week, we explained the lucrative $600 sign-up bonus that is available to players who earn Frequent Player Points while they play the real money contests at DraftKings. Fortunately for players, in addition to clearing the bonus, they can also use these points towards a VIP program at DraftKings.
When you sign-up to DraftKings you can take advantage of a 100% up to $600 bonus, which is among the larger bonuses available when signing up for a daily fantasy sports site. Players will also receive a free $3 entry.
Last month DraftKings became the “Official Daily Fantasy Sports Partner” of NASCAR. While not traditionally the first sport one thinks of when they think of daily fantasy sports, NASCAR dfs contests are gaining popularity and there is no greater evidence of that than this weekend’s NASCAR action.
DraftKings, who is attempting to dethrone FanDuel and become the undisputed world’s top daily fantasy sports site, has come to terms on a deal that will give them the exclusive right to advertise on ESPN properties beginning in 2016.
If you love fantasy sports and live in the Boston area, you may have a chance to join the expanding staff at DraftKings, this time from the content arm of the company. Playbook, a sports informational website launched by DraftKings, now boosts a staff of 25, up from 2 from their launch just six months ago.
Deciding where to play daily fantasy sports is usually a decision between DraftKings and FanDuel. FanDuel is still the largest dfs site around, but both are solid enough that you should have an account at both if you are serious about daily fantasy sports.
June is hardly the peak of the daily fantasy season, but that’s not stopping DraftKings from some big money behind its guaranteed prize pool tournaments this June with their $3.6 million Summer Games Promotion running June 4th-15th and spanning five sports.
First NASCAR, now horse racing. On Friday, Belmond Stakes announced that DraftKings will be the title sponsor of the Belmont Stakes being held June 4th to June 6th. DraftKings will also give away a one-of-a-kind VIP pass in an MLB upcoming league.
DraftKings players can qualify for a quintessential summer baseball experience with an evening at Fenway Park one day and a DraftKings live daily fantasy sports event the next – awarding $150,000 King of Boston live event on June 6th.
While a lot of other daily fantasy sports aren’t dependent on the weather, baseball is. Find out how to not get in trouble with your DFS lineup because of Mother Nature.
DraftKings will guarantee more than six figures in prize pools for fantasy contests based on Saturday’s UFC 187, Johnson vs. Cormier.
On the heels of last week’s NASCAR deal, DraftKings founders Jason Robins and Matt Kalish stopped by and spoke with Jim Cramer, the eccentric host of CNBC’s Made Money about their position on the 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 list — companies that are innovating and revolutionizing the landscape of their respective businesses.
DraftKings just signed a deal with NASCAR, and is now offering daily fantasy sports contests for auto racing. But how do you play DFS based on stock cars?
DraftKings announced today via a statement that they have partnered with NASCAR and NASCAR Digital Media as “Official Daily Fantasy Sports Partner” in a three-year deal that will see DraftKings develop and launch NASCAR-branded daily fantasy sports games.
Fantasy golf is the hottest new game in the world of daily fantasy sports. Learn some of the basics of setting lineups to get in on the action.
With a full schedule of games available each day and plentiful stats, Major League Baseball just may be the perfect sport for daily fantasy sports. The way points are earned can vary from site to site – so before getting started be familiar with the DraftKings MLB scoring system and rules.
DraftKings will hold a pair of Major League Baseball daily fantasy contests that will guarantee a million dollars each.
In what DraftKings is calling the Biggest Fantasy Golf Contest Ever, the number two DFS site will be offering $2.5 million guaranteed, including a top prize of $1 million for this summer’s PGA US Open.
Are you new to daily fantasy sports, and want to know the ins and outs of guaranteed prize pools, aka GPPs? Read on to learn more.
Are you exercising proper bankroll management when you play daily fantasy sports? Are you even aware of bankroll management is? Here is some help to nalyze whether you are using your money properly in DFS.
You have won some daily fantasy sports contests and now it’s time to take some of your excess bankroll off the table by making a DraftKings withdrawal.
DraftKings makes the process of initiating a withdrawal just as simple as making a DraftKings deposit.
What is the rake at a daily fantasy sports site? Read on to find out.
What is a “50/50” or Double-UP contest in daily fantasy sports? Read on to find out.
The practice of people buying and selling lineups for use in daily fantasy sports has seen an increase in recent months, and it could be a serious issue for DFS players and the industry as a whole.
Want to play Major League Baseball daily fantasy sports contests across FanDuel and DraftKings, with minimal fuss? We break down how to tweak your lineups.
With Opening Day behind us and the first weekend of baseball on tap, daily fantasy sports players will get their first glimpse at what they can expect for guaranteed contests at DraftKings, FanDuel and more.
So you have registered at DraftKings and have checked out the assortment of games. You are now ready to take the plunge and make a deposit and join the exciting and fun world of real money daily fantasy sports contests, all 100% legal in 45 states.
Looking to sign-up to DraftKings? DraftKings makes their sign-up process incredibly easy, allowing you the ability to join any of DraftKings’ thousands of daily real money contests in just a matter of minutes.
Want to win a daily fantasy sports contest based on the Masters golf tournament, including that $2.2 million event at DraftKings? We aggregate some of the strategy floating out there in the fantasy universe:
Daily fantasy sports for golf will hit a new high this week, as The Masters takes centerstage, and sites are offering huge DFS contests for the action at Augusta.
With an hour to go before today’s Major League Baseball daily fantasy sports contests start at DraftKings, there are overlays of about half a million dollars over seven of their largest events.