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DFS911.com has your NBA Daily Fantasy Hot Players breakdown. Who are the current top DFS players in the NBA? Prices used are from DraftKings.
Paul George – Indiana Pacers - $8600 - Over his last ten games, George is averaging an impressive 43 fantasy points in 36 minutes per game. Play him versus teams that rank poor against small forwards. This included Monday night’s game versus the 76ers where he didn’t quite reach that 43 fantasy points average.
Rick Moran of American Thinker expressed dismay over New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s attempts to “destroy two legitimate companies”, those being Daily Fantasy Sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel.
DraftKings and FanDuel have successfully obtained an injunctive relief through an emergency order which will allows both daily fantasy companies to continue to operate in the state of New York.
DraftKings legal counsel on Friday afternoon confirmed they would file an Emergency Notice of Appeal in the wake of a New York Superior Judge upholding a decision to ban it and rival FanDuel from operating in the Empire State.
Judge Manuel Mendez released his decision Friday morning.
The 2011 shutdown of Fantasy Thunder -- a NASCAR-focused fantasy site based near Spokane, Washington, and in operation for about five years according to witness testimony -- was mentioned in court filings now before Judge Mendez, ESPN.com’s Ryan Rodenberg notes.
Stopping by the Courthouse on 71 Thomas Street in New York City all was quiet our intrepid reporter Jeff Williams observed Friday, but that was hardly the case this past Wednesday when hoards of reporters and other observers packed inside the relatively small space during a hearing to determine the fate of Daily Fantasy Sports in New York State.
“The volume of attendees was unprecedented,” the Court officer told Williams, who himself has never seen court hearings teeming with this many people.
DFS911.com, present at the Wednesday November 25 hearing to determine whether Daily Fantasy Sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings can continue to operate in the state of New York, has obtained the actual court filings pertaining to the case below.
The two big Daily Fantasy Sports (“DFS”) operators, FanDuel and DraftKings, and their backers, are, in the immortal words of former President George H.W. Bush, in “deep-doodoo.” But lawyers with legal shovels can probably dig them out.
As recently as last year, the DFS industry’s problems were relatively insignificant. As in the early days of Internet poker, operators were making so much money that they could afford to brush off the few scattered questions about the games’ legality.
Sports Illustrated is reporting that the latest class action lawsuit involving Daily Fantasy Sports filed in the state of Florida names the National Football League, NBA, Jerry Jones, the Kraft Family and American Express among others.
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