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, track legislation at state and national level and monitor potential convergence of fantasy sports with traditional sports-betting operations.

Brazil’s government is proceeding with plans to privatise the country’s instant lottery market, while Las Vegas Sands boss Sheldon Adelson has insisted daily fantasy sports is a form of gambling.
Malta’s new licensing regime for skill-based games, principally aimed at the regulation of fantasy sports, is likely to exclude poker and e-sports, according to regulators.
As fantasy sports players fine tune their final line-ups before the NFL season kick-offs in Denver on Thursday, the industry has seen seismic changes in the seven months since the Denver Broncos...
Nevada’s first licensed fantasy sports operator will launch its contests at about a dozen casinos on Thursday just in time for the start of a new NFL season, before expanding into a total of 49...
This round-up of key legislative and regulatory developments from August includes information on expanded gaming legislation and bingo litigation in Alabama, tribal gaming in California, a ballot...
The Nevada Gaming Policy Committee was highly critical Tuesday of model daily fantasy sports (DFS) legislation from DraftKings and FanDuel, urging the companies to revise their proposal before its...
The Nevada Gaming Policy Committee will this week discuss a model legislative framework for daily fantasy sports (DFS) that is expected to draw push-back from the Silver State’s traditional sports...
The UK’s advertising watchdog slams Bwin and Betway for misleading promotions, while the $4.2bn Wynn Palace is preparing to open on Monday with most of its gaming tables transferred from Wynn’s...
Dutch regulators have ruled that skins betting will remain illegal in the Netherlands while authorities prepare legislation allowing online gambling for the first time.
New York’s legislature failed last session to pass a bill that would have allowed the state’s racino and casino licensees to apply for 11 online poker licenses, but the measure is expected to be...
Malta has adopted a decree to confirm that fantasy sports are exempt from its licensing requirements, while regulators in South Australia are moving to ban betting on e-sports contests.
A key New York lawmaker is considering challenging the U.S.’ sports-betting ban with new legislation next year after New Jersey’s latest attempt to overcome the federal prohibition was defeated on...
Massachusetts on Wednesday became the eighth state to legalize daily fantasy sports (DFS) so far in 2016 when Governor Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive economic development bill into law.
USFantasy Sports will begin providing daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests to approximately 60 locations throughout Nevada later this month, but the company’s founder expects his business to quickly...
This bi-weekly update features information on cardroom litigation in Florida, tribal gaming litigation in Massachusetts and Washington, fantasy sports legislation in Massachusetts, Missouri and New...
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...

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