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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.
 

The state of Illinois has not passed a fiscal budget in almost three years, leaving the issues of daily fantasy sports (DFS), casino expansion and sports betting on the sidelines.
From Florida’s governor vetoing a lottery warning bill to lawmakers in New Jersey and Maine signing off on fantasy sports legislation and North Carolina approving casino nights, state politicians...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from June 2017 includes information on internet gaming legislation in New Jersey and New York, tribal gaming in New Mexico, Texas and...
A year after Massachusetts created a special commission to recommend ways to regulate and make money from online gaming, esports and fantasy sports, commissioners are getting closer to deciding at...
New Hampshire is expected to become the fifth U.S. state to offer interactive lottery (iLottery) games after lawmakers agreed on Thursday to endorse online lottery expansion.
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision to sue to block the two largest daily fantasy sports companies from completing their merger has both companies considering suing the federal agency,...
Jamaica plans to move forward quickly with a bill to regulate online gambling and will complete the merger of its casino, betting and racing commissions before the end of this year, the island’s...
The owners of DerbyWars will pay the Stronach Group $500,000 over the next year as part of a settlement that ends almost two years of litigation filed by the racetrack operator against the...
It took Republican Governor Phil Scott less than two minutes without comment on Thursday to put his signature on a bill to legalize and regulate paid-entry fantasy sports, making Vermont the 12th...
A bill to legalize internet gambling and daily fantasy sports in Illinois was recently approved in the Senate, but as of Thursday remained in limbo in the House, where both Republicans and...
In a move surprising even for Illinois politics, a state senator added language to legalize internet gambling and fantasy sports to a totally unrelated bill in the final hours of the last day of...
The U.S. Solicitor General’s Office may have dealt a knockout blow to New Jersey’s six-year battle to legalize sports betting, but the state’s top gaming regulator says efforts will continue.
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from May 12-May 25 includes information on fantasy sports litigation in California, tribal gaming litigation in Arizona, gaming...
Pennsylvania’s Senate has passed an internet gambling bill, new restrictions on casinos in Latvia’s capital have been approved by the City Council, and Nepal casino developer Silver Heritage has...
Potential expansion in the Pennsylvania gambling market and UK charity lotteries is joined by news of election manifesto commitments, while political conflicts dog Nevada and the Philippines.
A federal judge has handed a victory to U.S. racetracks after ruling that the entry fees paid by fantasy site DerbyWars, which offers horseracing handicapping contests, are considered wagers under...

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