A whirlwind of legal and legislative activity in late 2015 and early 2016 has quickly transformed America’s disruptive daily fantasy sports sector and put it on the path to regulation.

Since early 2016, lawmakers in more than a dozen states have passed legislation to formally regulate DFS operators and their contests. Meanwhile, the attorneys general of nine states have formally opined that DFS games are a form of gambling, despite operators’ claims to the contrary. 

See below for GamblingCompliance’s coverage of legal and regulatory issues affecting daily fantasy sports.

Insight & Analysis

While some New York legislators continue to lobby for mobile sports betting to be legalized in the state, an ongoing court battle over the legality of daily fantasy sports could provide a preview of what may follow if efforts are successful.

A last-ditch effort to give Louisiana voters the decision to legalize sports betting fell short as the state’s legislative session...

Following attempts to kill a Louisiana sports-betting bill in Louisiana in a House committee earlier this week, a bid to bring sports...

Regulatory Research

This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from February 2018 includes information on expanded gaming legislation in...
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel are set to wage another expansive U.S. lobbying campaign in 2017, with...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from September includes information on a federal bill to prohibit Internet...

Data

Latest half-yearly data from UK-listed Flutter Entertainment (formerly Paddy Power Betfair). The data released for the operator contains the following information by business segment: Pro forma...

Latest monthly Fantasy Sports Report data from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The data released for the state contains the following information by fantasy sports provider: Adjusted revenue...