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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 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...
Vermont is set to follow neighboring New York and Massachusetts in regulating popular fantasy sports contests after Green Mountain State lawmakers passed a bill last week to register and tax...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from April 28-May 11 includes information on gaming litigation in Kansas and Michigan, fantasy sports legislation in Pennsylvania, and...
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo visited the state capital of Austin this week to be honored by the Texas legislature amid rumors that he planned to lobby for bills to legalize daily...
No casinos would sign up to an internet gaming regime in Pennsylvania in which online revenues were taxed at the same 50 percent-plus rate as land-based slot machine games, a senior executive with...
After almost a decade of futility, the Florida legislature is closer than ever to a landmark agreement to comprehensively reform laws regulating the state’s unusually complex gambling industry.
Hopes for casino gambling in Arkansas are dashed, while the Philippines continues its crackdown on illegal Chinese syndicates.
New Hampshire would be closer to joining 11 other states that have legalized fantasy sports if the Senate on Thursday passes a bill which taxes and regulates the industry, as well as implements a...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from March 31-April 12 includes information on lottery legislation in Arkansas, racing legislation in West Virginia, fantasy sports...
A key New York lawmaker plans to push ahead with his bill to regulate internet poker, while Latin American gambling regulators have pledged to study the online licensing models of Spain and Colombia.
Efforts to legalize and regulate internet poker and daily fantasy sports (DFS) in California appear to be at a standstill, according to sources, who said that lobbying and political will for both...
North Korean hackers blamed in Philippine bank scam, Swiss Casinos begins its search for online partners, U.S. tribes seek exemption from labor relations oversight and the NFL restates its...
Momentum for gaming reform in India is shifting from incremental change among states and piecemeal litigation to a national political and legislative campaign, according to the head of the nation's...
National Football League (NFL) owners on Monday voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas, a historic development which promises to elevate the gambling mecca’s status as one...
Two bills calling for the legalization of daily fantasy sports in Texas are encountering pushback from a new coalition which hopes to go national in opposing the expansion of companies such as...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from March 3-March 16 includes information on lottery legislation in West Virginia, Alaska, and Arkansas, gaming license litigation in...

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