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.
 

Even after passing specific fantasy sports legislation in 2012, Maryland may be interested in revisiting the issue due to the rise of daily games and their potential overlap with sports betting,...
Reports of federal probes into daily fantasy sports (DFS) websites invite legitimate comparisons with the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2011 crackdown on online poker, lawyers said, although DFS’...
Amaya withdrew its StarsDraft daily fantasy sports (DFS) operation from all but four U.S. states Monday, citing a lack of regulatory clarity and increasing the pressure on industry leaders FanDuel...
With the growth of daily fantasy sports firmly in the spotlight, Scientific Games CEO Gavin Isaacs last week encouraged America’s state lotteries to tap into the same customer base.
This bi-weekly update features information on fantasy sports lawsuits filed in four states, electronic gambling machines in Alabama, keno in Connecticut, a potential Attorney’s General...
Daily fantasy sports operators wishing to operate in Nevada must first obtain a sports wagering license because the popular contests meet the state’s definition of gambling, Nevada gaming...
A growing debate in Massachusetts over whether to milk or rein in the daily fantasy sports (DFS) boom has even managed to overshadow the long-awaited launch of casino gambling in the New England...
After Pennsylvania House Democrats failed to garner enough votes to pass Governor Tom Wolf’s budget plan on Wednesday, the chamber’s Republican leadership called for Internet gaming to be...
FanDuel and DraftKings both suggested Wednesday they would be open to exploring regulations for daily fantasy sports, as calls for formal oversight continued to intensify in the wake of a data leak...
A Michigan fantasy sports bill will not be heard in committee until the state’s Indian gaming operators have ascertained its impact, if any, on their compacts, a key Michigan lawmaker told...
The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday declined to comment specifically on the headline-grabbing daily fantasy sports industry, but said gambling on the Internet continues to be monitored.
DraftKings CEO Jason Robins on Tuesday sought to distinguish daily fantasy players from those who bet at sportsbooks, noting that fewer than 15 percent of his company’s customers wager on sports...
At the world’s largest gaming trade show and conference Monday in Las Vegas, speculation ran rampant on the future of fantasy sports and whether the burgeoning industry may soon face its own...
A German state lottery executive has called on the country’s banks to block payments involving unlicensed online gambling sites, while a second Indian tribe has joined the board of the American...
Amid an increase in advertising to coincide with the new NFL season, daily fantasy sports are rapidly attracting heightened regulatory and legislative scrutiny from state and federal policymakers.
A new California bill would see leading fantasy sports operators such as DraftKings and FanDuel regulated using practices commonly applied to Internet gambling businesses, legal experts and former...

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