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.
 

A Florida Senate committee passed a bill Wednesday to approve a $3bn gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe with an amendment to ensure the tribe’s revenue sharing commitments would not be...
Despite the growing number of state attorneys general declaring daily fantasy sports (DFS) to be illegal, few of them appear keen to follow the lead of New York’s Eric Schneiderman in pursuing DFS...
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports bills in Indiana, New Mexico, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, Rhode Island and West Virginia; lottery legislation in Alabama and...
The Florida legislature on Tuesday moved toward ratifying a 20-year gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe when a House committee passed a bill allocating $3bn for the state from the tribe’s...
Despite a series of state attorneys general opinions hogging the headlines, fantasy sports advocates say they are keeping a closer eye on state legislatures to redraw the sector’s legal landscape.
Fearing future licensing implications, Betsson has agreed to pay back taxes on its German online sports-betting business, while a fantasy sports bill has begun its advance through the Virginia...
The head of the Casino Association of Indiana told GamblingCompliance that state-wide gaming revenue, which has fallen for six consecutive years, has begun to stabilize as Hoosier State casinos...
Sports betting will be legalised across the US within three to five years, thanks to an unexpected push rising from the current legal turmoil over daily fantasy sports, America’s top casino...
Mississippi’s chief gaming regulator has welcomed a legal opinion from the state’s attorney general finding daily fantasy sports (DFS) to be unlawful under Mississippi law, but next steps remain...
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports legislation, card rooms in Florida, horseracing in Georgia, DFS attorneys general opinions, amendments to a tribal-state gaming compact...
Governor Brian Sandoval’s decision to reconvene Nevada’s Gaming Policy Committee will give the casino industry an opportunity to review the state’s stance on daily fantasy sports, as well as new...
A bill to legalize daily fantasy sports (DFS) in Wisconsin received a cautious welcome Wednesday as lawmakers cited potential concerns over the legislation’s implications for tribal-state gaming...
The California Assembly almost unanimously voted through a closely-watched bill that would subject daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators to gambling-style regulation, marking the measure’s latest...
Brazil’s gambling expansion bill may face extra scrutiny from senators, Romania has issued five more online licences and lawmakers in Macau have reacted to warnings the Asian gambling hub could be...
Texas’ Ken Paxton became the latest state attorney general to declare daily fantasy sports (DFS) a form of illegal gambling on Tuesday, although he invited lawmakers to decide the future of the DFS...
Maryland lawmakers have been urged to revisit the legality of daily fantasy sports (DFS) after the state’s attorney general’s office said it was not clear whether courts would find the fast-paced...

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