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.
 

Language to legalize daily fantasy sports (DFS) has been added to the New York Senate’s 2016 budget proposal, but questions remain as to whether it will remain in the final budget determined...
Representatives in the Peach State are expected to vote within days on the creation of a summer study committee for casino gaming, even after a major casino bill died last month.
New Jersey voters will decide on November 8 whether to allow two new casinos in the north of the state, after lawmakers put a referendum on the ballot to end Atlantic City’s 40-year casino monopoly.
The controversy swirling around the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry is likely to expedite its transformation into a business regulated by state governments, according to National Basketball...
DraftKings and FanDuel representatives urged members of a Maryland Senate committee Friday to revise two bills that would classify daily fantasy sports (DFS) as a form of gambling.
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports bills in Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey and Rhode Island; casino gaming expansion in Connecticut, Georgia and Rhode Island; a...
An Iowa House committee passed a heavily amended fantasy sports bill Wednesday that now seeks to legalize and regulate the industry as a form of gambling.
After Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Monday signed into law the first-ever U.S. bill to regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, the measure was praised by some DFS operators but...
Iowa casinos are lobbying for a tax-free allowance on promotional credits offered to patrons via new legislation introduced earlier this month.
DraftKings and FanDuel want Nevada’s legislature to set up a new regulatory category for fantasy sports before they apply for Nevada licenses, according to testimony provided by the companies on...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday reached a settlement agreement with FanDuel that will see the company stop offering paid daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests in the state from May 2.
The Indiana House overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday to regulate the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry, although lawmakers must still decide whether oversight will fall to the state’s racing...
PokerStars will launch in New Jersey on March 21, while former Brazilian World Cup winner Romário joins fellow senators in proposing changes to a pending gaming expansion bill.
Virginia moved closer Wednesday to becoming the first U.S. state to pass legislation to formally regulate the fantasy sports industry.
It has been almost six months since a New Jersey congressman called for a hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives on the relationship between sports betting and daily fantasy sports, but a...
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) legislation is now pending in more than half of all U.S. states, according to U.S. Daily Fantasy Sports Tracker, GamblingCompliance Research Services’ new legislative...

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