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.

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...
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...

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