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.

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.
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...

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