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 National Championship ended in spellbinding drama yesterday and Kris Jenkins’ sizzling, match-winning shot in the final micro-second regarding the blew our tiny little minds, that is possibly the this past 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, in lucky88slot.org addition to state legislators, during which both companies heard their issues about the effect of fantasy sports on college-level and amateur athletics.
Both Indiana and Virginia, which this season became the states that are first regulate DFS in the usa, included provisions within their legislation that the contests should not be based on college tournaments.
‘It is clear that this is an issue that matters to many different constituencies and we feel that the best course forward is to suspend offering these contests pending resolution on the problem within state legislatures,’ said FanDuel.
‘We supported all of these efforts, and going forward we will earnestly support bills containing the same provisions. We are happy Continue reading “DraftKings and FanDuel Agree with NCAA to Suspend Amateur and College Sports Contests”