DraftKings and FanDuel Agree with NCAA to Suspend Amateur and College Sports Contests

DraftKings and FanDuel Agree with NCAA to Suspend Amateur and College Sports Contests

No more March Madness: DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to suspend the offering of DFS contests on NCAA games.

While the 2016 Men’s NCAA nationwide Championship ended in spellbinding drama yesterday and Kris Jenkins’ sizzling, match-winning shot in the ultimate micro-second associated with the blew our tiny small minds, this really is possibly the last year ever that fans will be able to ramp the enjoyment up of March Madness through DFS contests.

Both DraftKings and FanDuel have voluntarily agreed this week to close the drafts on college-level and sports that are amateur. This follows just what a FanDuel spokesperson called ‘months of productive conversations’ with the NCAA, along with state legislators, during which both businesses heard their issues about the effect of dream activities on college-level and athletics that are amateur.

Both Indiana and Virginia, which in 2010 became the states that are first regulate DFS in the US, included provisions within their legislation that the contests ought not to be based on college competitions.

‘It is obvious that this is an issue that things to a number of constituencies and we feel that the best path forward is to suspend offering these contests pending resolution regarding the problem within state legislatures,’ stated FanDuel.

‘We supported all of these efforts, and going forward we will actively support bills containing the provisi Continue reading “DraftKings and FanDuel Agree with NCAA to Suspend Amateur and College Sports Contests”