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
With Massachusetts lawmakers facing a July 31 deadline to make permanent the temporary regulations for daily fantasy sports (DFS) adopted two years ago, state Senator Eileen Donoghue cautioned her colleagues that permanently legalizing DFS is not without risk.
Lawmakers in Nebraska, who believe legalizing fantasy sports would expand gambling, have filibustered a bill that would designate how...
It has been another interesting year for the daily fantasy sports industry, in which the two leading companies called off their...