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.

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...
This bi-weekly update features information fantasy sports and sports wagering legislation in California, tribal gaming litigation in Michigan and New York, instant racing in Idaho and Internet...
The chairman of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) on Tuesday cordially disagreed with a New Jersey congressman who claims fantasy sports are just as much a form of gambling as sports...
Start-up fantasy sports operators in Europe are already looking to expand across a range of sports and countries, with the UK and Germany two of the many markets on their radar.
This bi-weekly update features information on tribal gaming litigation in Alabama, gaming compact negotiations in California, a charitable raffle bill in California, fantasy sports in Michigan,...
Michigan gaming regulators said Tuesday that popular daily fantasy sports contests fall afoul of state law, but a legislative push is in the works that would see those fantasy competitions, and...
PokerStars, Yahoo and CBS will be among companies new to America’s daily fantasy sports (DFS) market for this year’s NFL season, but few are expecting them to swiftly topple big-spending FanDuel...
Inspired by local-hero company DraftKings, the Massachusetts State Lottery has begun exploring ways it can tap into the surging interest in fantasy sports.

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