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.
 

Since the start of the year there has been a number of important bills introduced in various states aiming to expand gaming. As a means to monitor these key bills, GamblingCompliance’s tracker...
It has been another interesting year for the daily fantasy sports industry, in which the two leading companies called off their merger, FanDuel’s chief executive resigned, and eight states passed...
A.G. Burnett’s decision to resign as Nevada’s top gaming official was not made so current Governor Brian Sandoval could appoint his successor before his term ends next year, the chairman of the...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from November 2017 includes information on tribal gaming litigation in Connecticut, gaming legislation in Florida, Illinois, and...
A bill to regulate daily fantasy sports in Ohio is likely to reach Republican Governor John Kasich’s desk within the next three weeks and will probably be signed into law, according to a key...
In the UK, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands, the initials DFS stand for a furniture chain, not daily fantasy sports, a DraftKings executive has said.
After sitting on the sidelines for a couple of months, a state Senate committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved daily fantasy sports (DFS) legislation in Ohio, moving it one step closer to a...
Four months after FanDuel’s attempt to merge with DraftKings collapsed, co-founder and CEO Nigel Eccles has left the daily fantasy sports company to pursue opportunities in esports.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from October 2017 includes information on expanded gaming legislation in Pennsylvania, tribal gaming in California, fantasy sports...
Sponsors of a bill in Ohio to legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports are confident their measure will be passed into law this year after picking up further support from the state’s professional...
DraftKings and FanDuel said on Monday they respect a New York judge’s decision to deny a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s daily fantasy sports (DFS) law,...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from August 2017 includes information on tribal gaming in California and Oklahoma, fantasy sports in New Jersey and Maine, gaming...
New Jersey on Thursday became the 16th state to expressly legalize daily fantasy sports (DFS) after Republican Governor Chris Christie signed a bill imposing a 10.5 percent tax rate on operators.
The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to overturn the federal ban on sports betting could have a serious impact on how states go about regulating both industries in the future,...
A lawsuit filed by anti-gambling advocates in New York could eliminate daily fantasy sports (DFS) for at least two years if a judge rules the governor and lawmakers overstepped their authority when...
With the 2017 legislative session in Texas recently completed, lawmakers in Austin once again failed to approve daily fantasy sports (DFS) legislation, as two bills died in committee shortly after...

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