Betting on the Fantasy World

Betting on the Fantasy World, in U.S. News & World Report, discusses how fantasy sports, and sites like DraftKings and FanDuel, offer online gambling games like poker and daily fantasy sports and the affects they have on those who play them. Dr. Sack says, “Until recently, various kinds of sports betting tended to be much more limited…People were either doing it with their bookie or going to Las Vegas.” He adds, “When you make [gambling] more available, more people will be casual gamblers, and of those casual gamblers, there are going to be some by virtue of genetics or stress or underlying psychological issues, like anxiety or depression, who are going to become addicted.” Read the entire article here.

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