The emergence of fast-paced daily fantasy sports games has seen U.S. states and international jurisdictions tackle the question of where fantasy sports fall within their gambling and betting regimes.

GamblingCompliance helps operators and their advisors analyse where fantasy sports can be lawfully offered without violating local gaming laws, track legislation at state and national level, and monitor potential convergence of fantasy sports with traditional sports-betting operations.
 

Daily fantasy sports companies, including DraftKings and FanDuel, will soon begin to offer paid fantasy sports contests to New York players after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law...
FanDuel’s application for a UK gambling licence is granted, while legal shots are fired between the big guns of Maryland’s casino market.
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports in Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia, bingo litigation in Alabama, table game taxation in Pennsylvania, and new card room...
Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday proposed new rules to regulate daily fantasy sports in the state, saying the guidelines would help protect consumers, while banning games on amateur...
In this special report, GamblingCompliance Research Services examines the U.S. fantasy sports sector — a sector which finds itself in the midst of a major transition.
The different legal opinions issued by the West Virginia and Delaware attorneys general show the challenges that the daily fantasy sports industry will continue to face as regulation of the multi...
A second licensed sports-betting website has launched in Portugal, while a pair of bills has been presented to the Philippines’ Congress to bring casinos under the scope of the country’s anti-money...
The United States Conference of Mayors has voted to join the American Gaming Association’s lobbying campaign to legalize and regulate sports betting in the United States, a decision the gaming...
For the second year in a row, Delaware’s three casinos were unsuccessful in convincing state lawmakers to pass measures to provide financial assistance to the struggling gaming industry.
Fantasy sports advocates have already been able to pass new laws in seven states this year; however, legislative battles are set to continue as Texas looms large on the horizon in 2017.
In California, it is August or bust for separate Internet poker and daily fantasy sports bills, after scheduled votes on the two measures were postponed this week.  
Regulators have slammed gambling adverts in both the UK and Australia, while partly state-owned Deutsche Telecom pulls the plug on its German online betting operation only a year after launching.
A wide-ranging gambling expansion bill was approved Tuesday by the Pennsylvania House, but the measure's prospects remain unclear in the Senate, where it now heads for further debate.
A Connecticut video game player has filed a lawsuit against Valve, accusing the games developer and distributor of allowing illegal betting to occur on the first-person shooter game Counter-Strike:...
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has added an amendment to legislation expanding gambling in the state that establishes a regulatory framework for legalized sports betting if the federal...
The UK Gambling Commission signs a memorandum of understanding with Portugal’s gambling watchdog just months after the first online gambling licence is issued in the country and Australian operator...

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