The Fantasy Sports Gamble (full film) : FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR:Tonight onFrontline:the law…>>Sports betting, by and large, is illegal in this country.>>NARRATOR:The loophole…>>The United States Congress carved out a piece of legislation that says fantasy sports is not gambling. I didn’t make that decision; they did.>>NARRATOR:The undergroundworld of online sports bettingand the multibillion dollarbusiness of daily fantasysports.>>I’ve made hundreds of thousands of dollars doing this […]

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Crazy Things People Who Play Fantasy Football Have Done

– [Man] I dipped into my child’s tuition fund to pay for my fantasy football debt. I still haven’t told my wife. (upbeat rock music) – [Man] I hate fantasy football. The only reason I play it is so I can see my friends once a year at the draft party. – [Woman] On the […]

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Addicted to Daily Fantasy Sports | “The Fantasy Sports Gamble” | FRONTLINE

Addicted to Daily Fantasy Sports | “The Fantasy Sports Gamble” | FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR: To find out whether addiction was becoming an issue, we talked to counselors who work with problem gamblers across the country and wound up in Auburn, Alabama, to meet a gambling addict named Josh Adams.>>Gambling for some people is fun, and some people can do it normally. I’m not one of those people. If […]

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