1. He’s right, fantasy, and gambling, increases the interest in the sport.
2. On the other hand, it is gambling, and once you have that out there, it muddies the water a bit when you start to look at in game decisions. Was a decision made to simply increase one players fantasy points? (Or decrease them?). For example, was Arian Foster still playing in the 4th quarter of a blowout because of fantasy stats when he injured his Achilles? See how easy this becomes?
Jerry can say what he wants about his business interests, but once the league, and it’s owners, are involved in a big money enterprise who’s winners are determined by what happens on the field, it leaves room for the public to wonder.
Jerry Jones of Dallas Cowboys defends investment in DraftKings
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