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Yahoo Announces Plans To Develop Daily Fantasy Game To Rival FanDuel, DraftKings

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 22 / 15

Yahoo during its earnings report last night indicated that it is developing a daily fantasy game that will debut this summer, placing the company in direct competition against established operators FanDuel and DraftKings. Already a major player in traditional fantasy sports, Yahoo has been silent fo...

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