Are DraftKings, FanDuel Games of Skill or Chance?

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New York became the latest state to crack down on online sports fantasy sites DraftKings and FanDuel Tuesday when it declared the games illegal in New York. Fantasy sports played for money are already illegal in five states, but Tuesday’s decision may be the biggest yet because New York has the most daily fantasy players, according… [Read more…]

Pennsylvania Considers Fantasy Sports Limits

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Legislation to limit daily fantasy sports websites in Pennsylvania to those sponsored by the state’s 12 casinos is slated for a committee vote next week in the state House of Representatives.

The proposal would shut out major fantasy sports websites such as DraftKings and FanDuel unless they strike a deal with the state-licensed casinos, said Rep.… [Read more…]

Sports Betting Case To Go Before U.S. Appeals Court Again

Sports betting TRENTON — New Jersey’s years-long battle to legalize sports betting will get another day in court — and experts say the outlook for the state is suddenly a positive one. Nearly two months after a three-judge U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel rejected the state’s latest bid to legalize sports wagering at casinos and racetracks,… [Read more…]

New York A.G. Inquiry into Fantasy Sports Industry

Las Vegas sportsbook contest NEW YORK — Amid reports that employees of two of the industry’s largest sites may have benefited financially from inside information, the attorney general for the state of New York Tuesday launched an inquiry into fantasy football, The New York Times reported. The attorney general has asked for internal data from DraftKings and FanDuel, two sites… [Read more…]