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.
 

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.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked FanDuel and DraftKings to exit the populous Prairie State after declaring that the daily fantasy sports contests they offer violate state gambling...
A tax break that has allowed Ohio casinos to dole out hundreds of millions of dollars in free play as they compete with rivals in neighboring states is now coming under heavy fire from a key...
Money spent on daily fantasy sports (DFS) in the United States this year could have generated $250m in sales tax revenue, according to a Minnesota state representative who plans to introduce a bill...
Legislative scrutiny of daily fantasy sports reached the Golden State on Wednesday, with FanDuel and DraftKings receiving support from major pro sports teams in urging legislation to protect the...
Massachusetts’ gambling watchdog has issued a plea for clarity when it comes to the murky regulatory status of daily fantasy sports (DFS) giants like DraftKings and FanDuel, but state lawmakers...
Following a New York judge’s order Friday for DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations, a key Empire State lawmaker told GamblingCompliance that he is willing to support a constitutional...
In a rapid reversal of fortunes Friday, a New York appellate court allowed DraftKings and FanDuel to continue to operate while the case brought against the two daily fantasy sports operators by the...
This bi-weekly update features information on a fantasy racing lawsuit in California, a tribal-gaming compact in Florida, the Illinois lottery, poker in Michigan, federal raids of card rooms in...
A wide-ranging Pennsylvania gaming bill was amended Wednesday with provisions to authorize video gaming terminals (VGTs) at taverns throughout the state, a move that industry sources said has...

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