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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.
 

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...
The ongoing effort to legalize casino gambling and horseracing in Georgia just became a little bit more complicated after the state’s Republican Party overwhelmingly passed a resolution that...
A special commission’s decision to label daily fantasy sports as a form of gambling in Massachusetts is being strongly criticized by DraftKings, while industry observers believe it could have a...
Maine has officially joined 14 other states in regulating daily fantasy sports, but unlike other states that have legalized the popular skill-based games this law includes benefits for smaller...
Bankers are to be banned from gaming in Argentina, while the American Gaming Association celebrates securing tribal backing. Elsewhere, FanDuel is stepping back from the tough UK fantasy sports...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from July 2017 includes information on sports betting in California and Connecticut, fantasy sports in Delaware, Massachusetts and New...
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) lobbying efforts have continued to gather momentum so far in 2017, despite the failure to pass bills to protect the legality of the industry in larger states like Texas...
The UK Gambling Commission has published its annual report, reiterating its commitment to consumers, while floating casinos in the Indian state of Goa look set to be placed on land and New Jersey...
A Massachusetts commission formed to study online gaming and fantasy sports has recommended a regulatory structure but called for the state to “hold off” on legalizing interactive casino and poker...
This week stateside gambling tax contributions are mounting up, while in Brazil the government seeks to shut out offshore operators. Meanwhile, in the UK, some bookmaker grudges are settled, but...
Resorts Casino Hotel has become the first property in Atlantic City to offer its customers a chance to play real-money daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, even as a bill regulating and taxing the...
FanDuel and DraftKings late Thursday terminated their planned merger rather than go through a drawn out and costly legal battle with the U.S. federal government, which had sought to block the...
Online gambling operators are expected to gain a third chance to enter the Spanish market later this year, with the reopening of a licensing window tipped to coincide with various regulatory changes.
In what could be a potential warm up for their case against the Federal Trade Commission, attorneys for DraftKings and FanDuel will be in a Boston courtroom on Wednesday as a hearing gets underway...
After more than two years of political fighting, failed attempts to expand legalized gambling, and declining credit ratings, Illinois lawmakers on Thursday did what their colleagues in other states...

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