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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.
 

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...
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...

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