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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.
 

Daily fantasy sports industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel are set to wage another expansive U.S. lobbying campaign in 2017, with the companies having so far registered lobbyists in 34 states,...
In a sign of its high priority in the Florida Senate, a major gambling reform bill on Wednesday received a unanimous 10-0 committee vote at the end of a hearing which was scheduled for four hours...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from January 6-January 19 includes information on fantasy sports legislation in Nebraska, Mississippi, Missouri, and Washington, lottery...
The chair of a Washington state Senate committee said Wednesday that a bill to exempt fantasy sports contests from state gambling laws is unlikely to advance out of that committee during the first...
The American Gaming Association is lobbying to eliminate a “misguided” provision in a recently introduced tax overhaul bill that would subject gaming companies to a 23 percent federal gaming tax,...
The first casino opens in Russia's Winter Olympic city of Sochi; it is revealed that the raid on the Fontana resort in the Philippines is part of a wider global Interpol fraud operation; and the U...
This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from December 9-December 22 includes information on tribal gaming litigation in California and gaming legislation in Missouri, Maryland,...
With casinos now legal in 41 states, lawmakers in Georgia and Alabama are seriously considering abandoning their long-held opposition to casino gambling in next year’s legislative sessions to close...
The operator of Colorado’s only racetrack — Arapahoe Park — hopes that by offering customers a chance to bet on professional athletes similar to the way they wager on horses he will be able to...
The proposed merger of the U.S’ two largest daily fantasy sports companies into a single entity has gaming regulators and analysts considering the deal’s impact on efforts to regulate the industry,...
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) sites DraftKings and FanDuel said Friday they have agreed to merge as the industry continues to deal with serious regulatory and legal challenges, despite enjoying some...
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval told GamblingCompliance he wants the Silver State to become a global hub for e-sports after his Gaming Policy Committee this week recommended that the state regulate...
Gambling revenues are expected to grow in Washington as the Indian casino industry there continues to expand, according to an economic impact study commissioned by the Washington State Gambling...
The Pennsylvania Senate is unlikely to act this year on a bill to legalize internet gambling and restore a tax on slot machine revenue that casinos pay to their host communities, according to top...
The sponsor of a bill introduced in the Ohio legislature that seeks to “clarify” the state’s rules regarding daily fantasy sports (DFS) is willing to revise his measure to legalize the industry if...
Would you play daily fantasy sports (DFS) at a casino? If some smaller DFS companies have their way, fantasy sports will be available alongside blackjack, poker, electronic table games and slot...

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