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.

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...
Governor Brian Sandoval has reconvened Nevada’s Gaming Policy Committee to examine the impact of online gaming, skill-based slots and daily fantasy sports (DFS) on the Silver State’s gambling sector.
Lithuania has published its online gambling blacklist, while the Canadian province of Ontario has inked the first of several contracts to outsource its casino operations.
In an effort to avoid another veto by Governor Mike Pence, Indiana lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday on a revised bill to tax advance deposit wagering (ADW) without actually making online...
A Florida House subcommittee on Tuesday voted 10-3 to pass a bill to legalize fantasy sports after the bill’s author accused other states of cracking down solely to shield their established...
Cyprus, Peru and Kyrgyzstan have taken steps on casino regulation, while the UK Gambling Commission prods operators to make problem gambling donations.
As debate over the legality of daily fantasy sports (DFS) intensifies in New York and Illinois, attorneys general in at least ten other states are conducting their own reviews that may influence...
A closely-watched California bill that would subject daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators to gambling-style regulation was approved on Wednesday by a key legislative committee.

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