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 U.S. House committee whose chairman is the sponsor of a bill to abolish Internet gambling is expected to conduct a hearing on December 9 focusing on law enforcement issues related to online...
This bi-weekly update features information on electronic gambling machines in Alabama, fantasy sports and lottery legislation in Florida, daily fantasy sports legislation in New York, and casino...
The New York attorney general will be invited to testify along with representatives of DraftKings and FanDuel at a daily fantasy sports hearing in the state Assembly’s Racing and Wagering Committee...
DraftKings and FanDuel responded forcefully Wednesday to cease and desist letters from New York’s attorney general by stating their willingness to prove the legality of daily fantasy sports in...
Representatives of DraftKings and FanDuel on Monday encountered skepticism bordering on hostility during a lengthy hearing on fantasy sports by a New Jersey legislative committee.
Despite plenty of talk in Congress about the need for regulation of daily fantasy sports, it is still not clear if and when there will even be a hearing in the House or the Senate.
Efforts by U.S. states to formally regulate daily fantasy sports contests could be run aground by the 1992 federal law that prevents them from authorizing sports wagering, legal experts say.
The Massachusetts State Lottery is upping the ante on its ambitious plans to become a major player in the explosively growing business of fantasy sports.
New York has started to investigate the possibility of regulating daily fantasy sports (DFS) through a study requested of the state’s Gaming Commission and separate legislation to grant the...
In this special report, GamblingCompliance sets out key similarities and differences between newly-proposed daily fantasy sports (DFS) regulatory frameworks in California and Illinois.
This bi-weekly update features information on tribal gaming litigation in California, tribal gaming compacts in New Mexico, fantasy sports legislation in Illinois and the racing industry in West...
The Wild West of daily fantasy sports (DFS) may get a sheriff to keep it in line in Massachusetts, with state gambling regulators moving towards recommending some level of oversight.
The Swedish government has appointed Håkan Hallstedt the head of an investigation into the country's future gambling model, while not even the debate of Republican Party presidential candidates...
The author of a bill to prohibit Internet gambling on Wednesday said he does not plan to remove language that exempts daily fantasy sports from the ban.
Responding to growing demands for formal oversight, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association on Tuesday announced plans to form an outside control board to provide a system of self-regulation for the...
After previously moving swiftly to abolish Internet sweepstakes cafes, Florida is joining a growing number of states casting a jaundiced eye on the daily fantasy sports industry.

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