With British Open On Deck, DraftKings Leads The Way in DFS For Golf, And Other Sites Follow

Another major golf tournament, another Millionaire Maker. The PGA Tour has gone across the pond this week to the cradle of golf for the third leg of golf’s annual grand slam — the 144th Open Championship. That means DraftKings’ third PGA Millionaire Maker golf contest of the year is in full swing, and the British Open […] Read More
Posted on: July 15, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports Industry News | Zack Hall

Wild U.S. Open Finish In Golf Caps Memorable Week for DraftKings; British Open Looms

A crazy weekend at Chambers Bay in Washington state produced a memorable finish to the 115th U.S. Open. And for all the controversy surrounding the golf course and Fox Sports’ coverage of the major championship, this year’s U.S. Open produced an uptick in television ratings from last year (though historically still low). That general interest may […] Read More
Posted on: June 25, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports Industry News | Zack Hall

Will DraftKings Fantasy Golf Winners Soon Make More Than Actual Golfers?

The U.S. Open wrapped up on Sunday with a dramatic finish that gave 21-year-old Jordan Spieth his second major golf tournament victory this year. For that feat — winning what many consider the toughest tournament in golf — he earned $1.8mm. Fantasy golf approaching real golf Meanwhile, a player in DraftKings’ $2.5mm Millionaire Maker contest based […] Read More
Posted on: June 23, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports Industry News | Dustin Gouker

This Week In Daily: June 19, 2015

“This Week In Daily” is LegalSportsReport’s weekly wrap of key facts, happenings and miscellany from the daily fantasy sports industry. Stories of note DraftKings = No 1? It was a relatively quiet week for FanDuel, but not so for DraftKings: The $2.5 million Millionaire Maker for the U.S. Open sold out, and it launched a $3mm […] Read More
Posted on: June 19, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports TWiD | Dustin Gouker
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