Day Traders

Daily fantasy sports are surging. Sites like Draft Kings and Fan Duel are dishing out millions in earnings. The best players are critical thinkers with deep analytical skills. They study the market, moves pieces around the board and rake in thousands on a good day. Or they miss and take the losses on the head. It looks and feels a lot like Wall Street. Noah Davis of Vice Sports reports on the rapid rise of daily fantasy sports.

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