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.

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.
After New York’s attorney general announced settlement agreements with DraftKings and FanDuel on Monday, a key Empire State lawmaker told GamblingCompliance that he will not support legalizing a...
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.

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