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.

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...
Pennsylvania lawmakers voted Wednesday to approve an expanded gambling package to the House floor that would bring online gambling to the Keystone State.
Although DraftKings and FanDuel secured a major legislative victory in New York last week, the two daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators still have a long fight in front of them over claims made by...
For years, the National Hockey League (NHL) and other professional sports leagues were so concerned about their games being tainted by gambling that they stayed away from Las Vegas, except for the...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he would continue to pursue his claims that DraftKings and FanDuel engaged in false advertising and consumer fraud, even after the state legislature...
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports in New York and Pennsylvania, Internet gaming in Michigan and New York, and tribal gaming in Washington. ...
U.S. states should not expect a tax revenue windfall from the regulation of popular daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, analysts and industry trade groups have told GamblingCompliance.
With the final week of the New York legislative session set to start today, lawmakers in the Empire State are facing an “uphill battle” to get fantasy sports legislation passed this year, a top...
Missouri and Colorado have become the fifth and sixth states to enact laws to regulate the fantasy sports industry this year after bills were signed by their respective governors on Friday.

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