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.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the closure of casinos in one of the country's few gambling zones, while a major tribal casino project in California has been given the go-ahead. 
The Las Vegas multi-billion dollar gambling industry does not disqualify the city from becoming the new home of a National Football League franchise, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday.
Tennessee on Thursday became the third state this year to regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS) and the first state to impose a direct tax on the contests adjusted revenues.
Private equity giant Blackstone has increased its holdings in embattled poker firm Amaya, while Croatia's government has put the country's national lottery on a list of possible privatisation...
In preparation for next year’s legislative session, Washington state gaming regulators have hired consultants to prepare an economic market study on the potential revenue that a legalized online...
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Leicester City, the underdog leaders of the English Premier League, are among the football clubs with fledgling daily fantasy sports (DFS) tie-ups, but their partners are...
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports in Connecticut, Illinois, Mississippi and Tennessee, promotional play in Iowa, lottery changes in Kentucky and Michigan, Internet gaming...
A bill that would legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS) in Illinois cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday after a House committee approved the measure 9 to 4 despite considerable...
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) companies are waiting to see what impact pending state legislation could have on their business, as lawmakers, including those in Mississippi and Tennessee, face tight...
Italy’s lucrative Lotto concession is awarded to the consortium led by current holders IGT, while Minnesota and Iowa both take steps in the regulation of US daily fantasy sports. 
A House subcommittee has scheduled May 11 as the date for a long-awaited congressional hearing on the legal status of daily fantasy sports (DFS), which has gained popularity in recent years.
Although the future of daily fantasy sports (DFS) remains in flux in Maryland, DraftKings still plans to continue to operate despite the state legislature’s efforts to clarify legislation from 2012...
Although daily fantasy sports (DFS) and online poker advocates are urging New York lawmakers to pass bills to legalize the industries this year, divergent approaches in the state Senate and...
U.S. casino industry trade groups have begun to stake out their positions on daily fantasy sports (DFS) regulation, with some saying that DFS operators should be subject to the same rules as the...
Alabama and Tennessee attorneys general (AGs) have issued opinions finding daily fantasy sports (DFS) to be illegal gambling under state law, bringing the total number of states where attorneys...
As the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board investigates the potential for categorizing daily fantasy sports (DFS) as a gambling product, one commissioner suggested his regulatory agency might be the...

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