Indiana Supreme Court To Rule On Fantasy Sports Publicity Case

The Indiana Supreme Court will hold a hearing on Thursday in a lawsuit brought by three former college athletes against FanDuel and DraftKings to address a crucial issue of gaining consent of the names and identities of athletes being used in fantasy sports contests.

The case, Akeem Daniels, et al. v FanDuel and DraftKings, was filed by ex-University of Northern Illinois football players Akeem Daniels and Cameron Stingily and ex-Indiana University football player Nick Stoner, who claim the daily fantasy sports (DFS) companies violated Indiana state law by not asking for their consent to use certain attributes in their fantasy sports contests.

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