NFL Agrees To Make Its Pre-Teen Fantasy Football Contests Less Like Gambling

NFL Agrees To Make Its Pre-Teen Fantasy Football Contests Less Like Gambling

Earlier this year, consumer advocates called on the NFL to put an end to its NFL Rush Fantasy competitions, which are only for pre-teens, but which offer significant prizes, ranging from video game consoles to trips to the Pro Bowl. While the NFL is apparently going to continue offering the kiddie fantasy football game, these groups say the league is making changes to address some of their concerns.

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Groups Ask NFL To Shut Down Its Pre-Teen Fantasy Football Program

Groups Ask NFL To Shut Down Its Pre-Teen Fantasy Football Program

While daily fantasy sports [DFS] sites like FanDuel and DraftKings are in the spotlight over whether or not they violate state anti-gambling laws, those sites are intended only for adults. But the NFL also runs a fantasy football site that is targeted directly at youngsters, which some consumer advocates say is just prepping these kids for a life of wagering money on sports. [More]

DraftKings, FanDuel Defend Themselves Against “Insider Trading” Allegations

DraftKings, FanDuel Defend Themselves Against “Insider Trading” Allegations

If you’ve turned on a TV in the last month — and certainly if you’ve watched any live sports — you’ve no doubt been inundated with ads for both DraftKings and FanDuel, the two leading online fantasy sports leagues. But both companies are now having to publicly defend themselves as their industry deals with a scandal involving a DraftKings employee who made hundreds of thousands of dollars in a week gambling on FanDuel. [More]

Why You Should Insure Trophies You Send In The Mail

Why You Should Insure Trophies You Send In The Mail

Jason takes part in a long-distance fantasy football league in which past winners of the championship trophy send the prize to the next season’s victor. Well, at least that used to be the routine until the most recent mailing of the prize did to the trophy what the Packers did to Jay Cutler.

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Fantasy Football Turns Into Firing Nightmare

Fantasy Football Turns Into Firing Nightmare

Cameron loved his job at Fidelity, but he also had a hankering for fantasy football, and the latter canceled out the former when he was canned for managing the league in the office, FanNation reports.

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