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.
 

Denmark hopes to tap into rising industry interest in fantasy sports as the first European country to offer a specific fantasy licence, but the current market leader is unconvinced by the plans.
The NFL and other major professional sports leagues will eventually own companies like FanDuel and DraftKings and dominate the U.S. daily fantasy and sports-betting markets, according to assistant...
European fantasy football firms are seeking to emulate the US giants of the booming daily fantasy sports (DFS) sector, even as they face crucial regulatory differences.
The legality of fantasy sports games should be reviewed more closely before licensed gambling companies enter the booming sector, according to the chairman of Nevada’s Gaming Control Board.
MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren on Wednesday endorsed the expansion of sports betting into states outside Nevada, and said the American Gaming Association is preparing a study which could...
New bills in Illinois and Texas are proposing to amend their states’ laws regarding fantasy sports by imposing more formal regulatory requirements on operators.
Major League Baseball opens a new season this week with a new deal with the daily fantasy sports website, DraftKings.
Amaya plans to enter the U.S. daily fantasy sports market before September and expects to launch PokerStars in New Jersey in the same timeframe, according to CEO David Baazov.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) estimates as much as $9bn will be wagered this year on the men’s college basketball tournament known as March Madness, which completed its first full day of...
Daily fantasy sports have so far escaped regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. but their fast rise means compliance concerns should be taken seriously, according to lawyers.
Fantasy sports advocates are focusing their legislative efforts on Iowa this year after attempts to clarify local gambling laws in Montana and Washington died before state committees. 
Heightened political scrutiny has prompted an array of regulatory and tax changes for the UK industry over the last 18 months....
Fantasy sports advocates are lobbying behind new legislation in Washington, Montana and Iowa this year in an effort to prize open the entire U.S. market for the booming sector.
One Montana legislator is trying to open up the Montana Lottery’s monopoly on fantasy sports, but gambling operators claim his bill would violate the state’s prohibition on online wagering.
Speakers at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association conference in Las Vegas Friday warned about two possible nightmares looming on the U.S. political landscape.
Latest quarterly data from US-based FanDuel. The data released for the company contains the following information: Entry fees, prize payouts, net revenue, paid actives and average revenue per user ...

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