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.
 

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.
This bi-weekly update features information on a tribal-state gaming compact in California, a complaint filed against a daily fantasy sports operator, a lawsuit in New York over the gaming...
DraftKings said yesterday it has been awarded a UK gambling licence, a step that is likely to accelerate competition in what a rival called the “nascent” business of daily fantasy games in football...
If courts overturn the federal sports-betting ban, New York lawmakers are prepared to allow sports betting to become legal under a provision included in the state’s 2013 gaming law.
PokerStars’ rollout of online casino games kept owner Amaya on a path of revenue growth in the second quarter, with CEO David Baazov downplaying the company’s ambitions for daily fantasy sports ...
Danske Spil has acquired a majority share in Swush, a fantasy sports operator which hopes the partnership will help it enter new European markets. 
Kambi Group’s chief executive says its focus is “still definitely on Europe” and sees prospects in the fast-growing daily fantasy sports market and US sports betting as less pressing.
Despite the skyrocketing growth of fantasy sports, the industry’s trade association is dismayed by the cool and sometimes hostile reaction of brick and mortar casinos to fantasy games. 
Latest quarterly and annual U.S. federal Internet gambling and sports wagering lobbying expenditure data. The data, which is derived from the Lobbying Disclosure Act Database, contains the...
A state could launch Internet gambling operations within four months of consulting with New Jersey, the director of New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) said Wednesday.

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