TheLines Podcast Episode 12: FanDuel Beats DraftKings To Sports Betting

Written By Brett Collson on July 13, 2018 - Last Updated on April 3, 2019

FanDuel is set to launch its sports betting product on July 14 at The Meadowlands race track in NJ. Soon we’ll be seeing FanDuel sportsbooks popping up all over the country. What a difference a few years makes.

In Episode 12 of TheLines Podcast, Matt Brown, Dustin Gouker and Eric Ramsey break down what to expect from the DFS giant in the new space, along with all of the biggest news in the sports betting industry from the past week.

Show Timestamps

  •  1:43 — STATE WATCH: The latest in Colorado and Iowa sports betting
  • 2:40 — Another tennis match-fixing scandal? How the leagues and sportsbooks react
  • 8:14 — New Jersey sports betting revenue numbers: good, bad, or too soon to tell?
  • 14:15 — And how’s Delaware doing?
  • 15:30 — FanDuel Sportsbook becoming a reality, launching in New Jersey this week
  • 20:42 — What the hell is the new Carolina Panthers owner talking about?
  • 24:34 —  Madness at the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas
  • 30:00 — Thoughts on Phil Hellmuth
  • 35:15 — Tiger vs. Lefty for $10 milly

Have thoughts about the podcast? Anything you’d like us to discuss next week? Reach out to us on Twitter at @TheLinesUS or individually at @MattBrownM2, @Eric_Ramsey, and @DustinGouker.

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Brett Collson is the Sports Content Director at Catena Media North America, overseeing websites like and With more than 10 years of experience in the gambling industry, Brett has covered poker, sports betting, and daily fantasy sports extensively. He also spent several years reporting on Major League Baseball and college basketball in Philadelphia. He now resides in Buffalo, NY.

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