Are Fantasy Sports Really Gambling?

Fantasy sports are more skill-based than real ones

Oct 22, 2019 · 15 min read
Closeup of two green dice (the dots made of footballs, basketballs, and baseballs) on a yellow background.
Illustrations: Matt Chase

By Nikhil Swaminathan

Originally published at Nautilus on August 4, 2016.

Early one Saturday morning in Las Vegas, I sat down at a Texas Hold ’em poker table with seven or eight other men, all middle-aged. Being 30 at the time, I was the youngest player by about a…

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