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.

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...
Regulation of daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests is taking shape nationwide but in patchwork fashion, with some states opting for heavy regimes and others for lighter regulatory frameworks.
Provisions to legalize and regulate online poker and daily fantasy sports (DFS) are not likely to be part of the final New York budget expected to be approved by lawmakers on Thursday, legislative...
The Indiana Gaming Commission became the first U.S. casino agency handed regulatory authority over daily fantasy sports (DFS) Thursday when a new law was signed by Governor Mike Pence.
This bi-weekly update features information on the Senate version of the New York budget, racing in Arizona and Kansas, fantasy sports in Iowa and Maryland, litigation over a casino license in Iowa,...
Maryland voters could get a chance in November to authorize daily fantasy sports (DFS) as commercial gaming after the state Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to regulate the industry.  
Tribes are becoming more aggressive in their efforts to block companies such as DraftKings and FanDuel from gaining a regulated foothold in states where daily fantasy sports could pose a threat to...
An online poker bill could be passed before the end of New York’s 2016 session in June as a key Empire State lawmaker and established casino interests warm to the legislation.

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