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  • Jtsteams2012

    Is there away around it. I live in Florida, a little nervous. Can u start a new account give an address outside of Florida. I have parents in Ohio and Michigan. Thoughts ??

  • kaetorade

    • 2013 DraftStreet DSBBC Finalist

    I would move. There isn’t any other way around it. When you log in, the sites know where you’re physically accessing the site from.

  • WuChef1986

    @Jtsteams2012 said...

    Is there away around it. I live in Florida, a little nervous. Can u start a new account give an address outside of Florida. I have parents in Ohio and Michigan. Thoughts ??

    think they can track the IP

  • MikeMineo

    I would play offshores. If my state drops then I have to assume the wide majority of others will as well, and offshores sportsbooks will likely recognize the opportunity and create their own service, accepting Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals.

    The US government seemingly wants to give DFS profits to other countries with this absurd witch hunt, so I’ll comply and take my $$ to offshore DFS services, which WILL pop up if DFS becomes outlawed in states like NY, NJ, etc

    the only thing to worry about is that only sharks will play. either way, it’s a bad situation.

  • MrFantasy

    If DFS gets banned in my state I’ll play DFS on offshore sites.

  • petesdynasty

    Run around in circles until I fall asleep.

  • Jtsteams2012

    I like your thinking

  • mrchuffy

    I am sure Bovada is already getting their DFS product set up. They are just waiting for the U.S. to put a stop to it so they can capitalize.

    Our politicians are so worried about lining their own pockets they continue to make poor decisions and give possible tax revenue to other countries/cartels.

  • julieduke33

    @mrchuffy said...

    I am sure Bovada is already getting their DFS product set up. They are just waiting for the U.S. to put a stop to it so they can capitalize.

    Our politicians are so worried about lining their own pockets they continue to make poor decisions and give possible tax revenue to other countries/cartels.

    I’ve been getting bombarded by Bovada with deposit bonus offers..hadn’t received one in years til recently..they know if DFS gets banned a lot will go back to sports gambling including me…

  • ckamins87

    • 2016 DraftKings FBWC Finalist

    • 2016 FanDuel WFBBC Finalist

    I would find a way around it. I don’t see it happening in California seeing as we are pretty damn liberal, but if it did, I would find a friend in a state that is legal and have him enter contests for me. If you are in a banned state, I believe you can still have an account and play for free. So you could mess around with creating lineups, but someone else would need to enter them. Actually, what about GOTOMYPC? You have a friends computer you can use to enter them yourself. The IP address would be their computer, correct? Moving is not an option for me.

  • WuChef1986

    hahahaha at deleting my first comment

    Fell better about yourself mods

  • ascottohio

    I hope it doesn’t get banned. But the cover of fortune magazine this month has jason robbins on the cover with HUGE text saying “BET BIG” right on the cover. I thought there were certain terms that daily fantasy tried to stay away from to disassociate themselves from “gambling.” Seems like they are shooting themselves in the foot so to speak.

  • Jtsteams2012

    Any Rotogrinders “experts” thoughts on this.

  • tonytone1908

    I know I can access my computer through my phone with the remote desktop app. Might have to find a friend in a legal state to open an account, send them my old laptop and enter my lineups remotely.

    Anyone know if this would work?

  • db730

    RotoGrinders Media Director

    • 727

      RG Overall Ranking

    • 2016 DraftKings FFWC Finalist

    • 2016 DraftKings FBBWC Finalist

    I honestly would wait for the “dust to settle” before making any sort brash decision. Even if a site pulls out of as state or a state puts the clamps down against DFS, there is definitely going to a be a lot changes in the not too distant future with the industry.

    If you were to move, who is to say the state you moved to (or the federal gov’t) wouldn’t restrict DFS there. And on the other side of things…..if you you move, who is to say the game is not given greater legally clarity (either locally or federally) soon there after.

    Bottom line is I think it’s best to wait everything out because I suspect there are major changes coming in this industry (For better or for worse) .

  • jimmyrad

    Pretty much everything Bach said. I live in a state that hasn’t been mentioned yet, but one of the more likely to pop up soon, imo. I was already planning to take Jan-Mar off, and every week that I remain unbanned is that much less reason to move for NFL. So really if something happens in the next several weeks I’ve got a lot of time to see how the rest of it plays out before moving (or not) by MLB opening day.

    That’s plan B, if the environment is too murky at that time (like states continue to fall weekly, or a Fed ban looks eminent) I do have a plan C of trying to keep the bankroll intact and waiting it out longer. Of course if moving for DFS isn’t realistic 6 months from now it probably never will be. I guarantee there’s a 30something living in his mom’s basement in Alabama or Oklahoma that just knows easy money poker boom on line poker will be a thing any day now. I don’t want to be that guy.

  • mellofellowsu

    @Jtsteams2012 said...

    Is there away around it. I live in Florida, a little nervous. Can u start a new account give an address outside of Florida. I have parents in Ohio and Michigan. Thoughts ??

    I’m in Cali. If Cali bans it, that’s game over for everyone.

  • PigskinSleepers

    @mellofellowsu said...

    I’m in Cali. If Cali bans it, that’s game over for everyone.

    Ehh… you can’t even play craps in Cali, so I wouldn’t be so quick to say that.

  • PigskinSleepers

    DFS is fun but if you are seriously thinking about moving to another state if it get’s banned – I hope you are one of the few making a very good living off of it.

  • zpruitt3

    You guys think DFS would still be beatable if it moved to an off-shore site?

    I don’t.

    Would just be swapping rake with other regs. The general public is not going to go through the trouble (or know how) of depositing/withdrawing etc from an off shore site.

    e/

    I guess for fun purposes we would still be able to get some action though.

  • Frickman81

    Stay and Pray

  • FunkyColdModella

    I’ll lie awake at night, weeping bitterly.

  • aka_the_goat

    @mellofellowsu said...

    I’m in Cali. If Cali bans it, that’s game over for everyone.

    I think his argument is that if California’s player pool disappeared the sites simply couldn’t “afford” to go on. It’s a bad argument because unlike casino’s DFS sites can operate with very little overhead and simply would continue to make cutbacks until they had a steady stream of profit. Sites existed two years ago with 1/15th the player pool we have today. If California were to go away don’t expect DK or FD to go until the Gov’t shuts the doors.

  • rgreuli

    I was in Nevada this past weekend and couldn’t play DFS on Draft Kings. On the way home yesterday to appease the wife we stopped at the outlet mall in Primm, NV (on the CA/NV border). I just find it amusing that when in the parking lot of the mall I cant play on Draft Kings, but as soon as I took just one step off the parking lot and into CA territory I was able to enter a lineup. I had no idea that GPS could track your exact step.

  • MRCOOKONUTS

    @MikeMineo said...

    I would play offshores. If my state drops then I have to assume the wide majority of others will as well, and offshores sportsbooks will likely recognize the opportunity and create their own service, accepting Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals.

    The US government seemingly wants to give DFS profits to other countries with this absurd witch hunt, so I’ll comply and take my $$ to offshore DFS services, which WILL pop up if DFS becomes outlawed in states like NY, NJ, etc

    the only thing to worry about is that only sharks will play. either way, it’s a bad situation.

    Very risky playing illegal offshore sites when/if they allow for big tournaments
    Fear of not getting paid will keep many sharks away..

  • MRCOOKONUTS

    Have a friend or family member in a legal state open an account and they would have to play for you.
    Offer your mom a free day at the Spa for her efforts..

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