The End of Fantasy Football?

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  1. gotnolife

    gotnolife Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Update (11/10/15):On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ordered DraftKings and FanDuel, the country’s two biggest daily fantasy sites, to cease betting operations in the state, contending that participation in daily fantasy games constituted illegal gambling under state law. "It is clear that DraftKings and FanDuel are the leaders of a massive, multibillion-dollar scheme intended to evade the law and fleece sports fans across the country," Mr. Schneiderman said. In a statement, FanDuel responded, "This is a politician telling hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers they are not allowed to play a game they love and share with friends, family, co-workers and players across the country."

    http://www.motherjones.com/media/2015/10/inside-scandal-rocking-fantasy-sports-world#testa
     
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    ridiculous. "fleece" sports fans. Because they're forced to deposit money on there and create teams. The government says "no fun allowed!!!"
     
  3. SternsEgo

    SternsEgo Well-Known Member

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    Will hein and booey address this ?!?....
     
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    njguy8 Well-Known Member VIP

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    Why do some politicians feel the need to hold everyone's hand while crossing the street?
     
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  5. HypocriteHowie

    HypocriteHowie Well-Known Member

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    Can't friends, family and co workers still play a game they love among themselves? Just without FanDuel.
     
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  6. imissalison

    imissalison f**k Mutt

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    Well, it's gambling. I'm all for them banning it until I can bet on games legally. Anyone who says draft kings isn't gambling, probably believes Howard has real hair.
     
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  7. loogaroo

    loogaroo Well-Known Member

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    they'd rather have you play the lotto & dump your hard earned money into casinos

    parlays are like writing your own lottery ticket w/ decent odds

    sports betting should be 100% legal
     
  8. loogaroo

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    so hypocritical.....espn used to have their own gambling analyst, hank goldberg, for the nfl....

    my local paper had pick em games every sunday.....but any other sport, gambling is looked down on

    college football is perfect for gambling cause every game counts, and live bets on the nba are pretty fun....
     
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    Let's play some cards mr. fantasy son of a bitch

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    :wtf:
     
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    This is true. Poker and sports betting should be allowed if daily fantasy is. I was surprised it went on as long as it did. In general it's just ridiculous that the government feels the need to get involved at all. It's no different than the stock market really.
     
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    Rahm2015 Effortlessly Destroying Confirmed Internet Legends Gold

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    I LOVE that movie!!!!
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    thanks obama
     
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    I probably spend about a grand every year playing fantasy sports, so I'm little league compared to these high-rollers. I've participated in the same baseball league for twelve years now, and it's never about the money--I won this year, but $3500 isn't life-changing money. It's more about the bragging rights. :owned:

    I really hope they don't fuck this up.
     
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    I'm thinking about Vegas and the fucking Mirage.
     
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    Ingens VIP Extreme Gold

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    I haven't used either site, but I won't miss their commercials during football games.
     
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    William Shirtner Well-Known Member

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    Not soon enough. Is there nothing more annoying than hearing a grown man talk about his fantasy football team? No there isn't, except people telling stories about things on facebook.
     
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    Tipsey Russell VIP Extreme Gold

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    you know anyone who plays fantasy baseball?

    that's some fucked up shit I tell ya
     
  18. Krinkle

    Krinkle What?

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    The government fleeces us every damn day. They haven't figured out how to tax it, so it must be banned. The lottery is gambling, but that's o k because they tax the shit out of you when you win.

    Cunts.
     
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    Pickle Jar Well-Known Member

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    Fags play that shit. Just bet
     
  20. maroon

    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    :haha::hilarious:hahaha enjoy your nanny state dumbass liberals...big gub knows best for all you pussies:cwl::backlol2::roll:
     
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