The Big Questions with Big John is an interview show where our own Big John gets the opportunity to have conversations with interesting people from all walks of life.
In this episode, Big John chats with entrepreneur and fantasy sports OG Jeffrey Kamys, the creator and owner of Dr. Stats Fantasy Sports (established in 1996) who now serves as the Chief Investment Strategist & Portfolio Manager at Inherent Wealth Fund. Inherent Wealth Fund is the Investment Advisor to the iBET Sports Betting & Gaming ETF, the only actively managed sports betting & gaming ETF.
Jeffrey discusses DocStats.com, daily fantasy sports (DFS), sports betting, live betting, the USFL’s chances of thriving, and the Nasdaq fund he created and manages, the iBET Sports Betting & Gaming ETF.
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02:00 The origins of DocStats.com
04:00 Revenue models for fantasy sports businesses back in the day
07:45 Transitioning to managing a Nasdaq-traded fund
10:00 The future of sports gambling
11:45 USFL was formed to promote gambling; can it survive and thrive?
23:00 When to draft a kicker in fantasy football: the universal article
25:30 Thoughts on daily fantasy sports (DFS)
29:30 Is live, in-game betting a plus or minus for most bettors?