Federal Lawyer Says Sports Leagues Likely To Dominate U.S. Market

The NFL and other major professional sports leagues will eventually own companies like FanDuel and DraftKings and dominate the U.S. daily fantasy and sports-betting markets, according to assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Zelinsky of Maryland.

Zelinsky, who was speaking in a personal capacity and not as a representative of the U.S. government, cited recent multi-year deals between pro-sports teams and FanDuel, as well as the partnership between Major League Baseball (MLB) and DraftKings.

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