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12/21/2018 Texas to Approve Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation?
Back in 2016, Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton issued an opinion that made clear the state felt as though participation in fantasy sports equated to gambling on athletic performance. Based on prior Texas legislation, that... Read more

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12/24/2017 Sports Gambling Case To Be Decided By The Highest Court In The Land
The Supreme Court of the United States is going to hear a case about the right of states to allow sports gambling within their own borders. The court is not expected to make a decision on the matter until at least the Sprin... Read more

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01/12/2017 Legalized Daily Fantasy Sports Could Be Coming To Florida
The Sunshine State is the very latest to exam how they handle Daily Fantasy Sports. These of course are popular contests in which players select a roster of players from the various teams competing that day. They do this in... Read more

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11/25/2016 DraftKings and FanDuel are merging into one company
Months of speculation and rumors have finally mounted, and the deal between DraftKings and FanDuel has reached full fruition. The two companies will merge into one, and the move has been labeled a "strategic merger of equal... Read more

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06/19/2016 Daily Fantasy Sports Formally Legalized, Regulated and Taxed in Missouri
Missouri has officially become the fourth state in the US to legalize Daily Fantasy Sports, as a recent bill was signed by the state governor. It has passed the resolution as one of the most recent of a growing list of st... Read more

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06/19/2016 New York lawmakers confidently voted to pass a bill legalizing daily fantasy sports
Following March Agreements with Attorney General New York Assemblymen Pass Regulatory and Consumer Protections with Daily Fantasy Sports Bill New York had become an infamous battle ground for daily fantasy sports operato... Read more

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05/23/2016 Daily Fantasy Sports to partner with casinos in Pennsylvania?
According to a report from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board published earlier this month, Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) operators looking to operate legally in the State may have to partner with local casino operators.... Read more

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04/11/2016 Alabama declares daily fantasy sports games to be illegal
Alabama has teamed up with other US states to illegalize DFS games. DFS games operators are fighting a fierce battle since this gambling activity does not seem to fit in any legal category. The latest of the US states to... Read more

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03/17/2016 Virginia Becomes the First US State to Formally Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports
On March 7, Virginia became the first US state to make Daily Fantasy Sports officially legal under state law. The 'Fantasy Contests Act' was signed into law by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. "This bill, which was p... Read more

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03/17/2016 FanDuel Compromises with Attorney General, while DraftKings Prepares for Legal Action
In Texas, FanDuel Compromises with Attorney General, while DraftKings Prepares for Legal Action The two largest Daily Fantasy Sports operators in the United States, FanDuel and DraftKings, are adopting radically dive... Read more

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03/06/2016 DraftKings Appears to Suspend its Sponsorships with Six eSports Teams
DraftKings Appears to Suspend its Sponsorships with Six eSports Teams, Potentially as the Result of Escalating Legal Battles In September of 2015, Daily Fantasy Sports giant DraftKings initiated a platform for fantasy... Read more

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02/27/2016 Virginia is Winning the National Race to Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports
With Bills Passed in Both State House and Senate, Virginia is Winning the National Race to Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports With acts passed in both the state House of Representatives and Senate, Virginia may in all like... Read more

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02/27/2016 DraftKings: Appeal Against New York Attorney General's Preliminary Injunction
DraftKings Officially Files Appeal Against New York Attorney General's Preliminary Injunction Daily Fantasy Sports giant DraftKings is fighting back against a preliminary injunction that would bar the company from ope... Read more

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02/24/2016 Daily Fantasy Sports Company FantasyHub 'Temporarily' Suspends Operations
Daily Fantasy Sports Company FantasyHub 'Temporarily' Suspends Operations, Claims Talks with "Strategic 3rd Party, Leaves All Players without Account Access FantasyHub, a Daily Fantasy Sports website, has completely s... Read more

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02/24/2016 Rhode Island Attorney General Writes Opinion in Support of Daily Fantasy Sports
On February 4, the attorney general of Rhode Island made a statement declaring his belief in the state legality of Daily Fantasy Sports. AG Peter Kilmartin has "undertaken a review of the operation of 'Daily Fantasy Sp... Read more

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02/22/2016 DraftKings Issues Cease and Desist to Popular DFS Analytics Site SuperLobby
On February 2, Draftkings became involved in a new litigatory front outside of its infamous New York Attorney General battle: it issued a cease and desist letter to SuperLobby, a website which offers analytics tools th... Read more

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02/19/2016 Pennsylvania Legislators Pass Bill Calling for Lift of Federal Sports Betting Prohibition
Pennsylvania legislators have passed a bill that will ask the US Congress to repeal the federal ban on sports gambling. Instead, the bill envisions an America where sports betting would be overseen by state governmen... Read more

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02/18/2016 Virginia Senate Passes Bill Exempting DFS from the Definition of Gambling
The Virginian Senate has passed a bill that would exempt Daily Fantasy Sports from the legal definition of gambling. Senate Bill 646--the "Fantasy Contests Act," subtitled "created, registration required, condition... Read more

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02/12/2016 Do not Trust the American Gaming Association's $4.2 Billion Illegal Betting Estimate
While researching statistics on the Super Bowl 50, I encountered an astounding statistic: Americans are expected to gamble away $4.2 billion on just one game. What's more, 97% if that will be bet off the books. This s... Read more

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02/12/2016 Credit Card Processor Vantiv Will Drop DraftKings and FanDuel by the End of February
Vantiv Entertainment Solutions a major servicer of credit card payments in the Daily Fantasy Sports industry. However, Vantiv no longer wants to play this role. When New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued ... Read more

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02/10/2016 Super Bowl 50 Sees "Prop Bets" Comprise 60% of Aggregate Betting Pool
Despite predictions that the Panthers would take the game, Super Bowl Sunday saw the Broncos win a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. However, while predicting that outcome could have made you a fair bit of money,... Read more

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02/09/2016 Major Credit Card Processors Drop FanDuel and DraftKings
Major Credit Card Processors Drop FanDuel and DraftKings as Attorney Generals Condemn Daily Fantasy Sports As a growing number of state Attorneys General voice their opposition to the legality of Daily Fantasy Sports,... Read more

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02/02/2016 Disclosed Emails Reveal Texas Lottery Commission Wanted Contract with DraftKings
The Texas Lottery Commission was revealed to have been seriously exploring the possibility of adding Daily Fantasy Sports to its list of offerings, according to emails acquired by the Dallas Morning News. The emails show... Read more

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02/01/2016 Mississippi Attorney General Claims Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal
Mississippi Attorney General States Follows Texas, Vermont, New York Example by Claiming Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal On February 1, Mississippi's Attorney General Jim Hood chose to stand against Daily Fantasy Sports.... Read more

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01/27/2016 Former World Sports Exchange Employee Returns to Face Gambling Conspiracy Charges
On Veteran's Day, Haden Ware pled guilty to charges of conspiracy in New York. Ware was a long time employee of the defunct site World Sports Exchange, which offered online sports booking in violation of the Federal Wire... Read more

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01/27/2016 Wynn Las Vegas Launches Sportsbook App with Miomni Gaming
Wynn Las Vegas has announced it will be releasing a new mobile sportsbook app, making it the most recent in a growing list of casinos who are offering wagers online. The app will unfortunately miss the Super Bowl on Febr... Read more

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01/19/2016 Vermont Attorney General's Office Comments on Senate Bill that Would Legalize DFS
The state of Vermont may become the next battleground in the national battle over the legality of daily fantasy sports leagues. On Friday, January 15, the Vermont Attorney General office's criminal division chief John... Read more

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01/17/2016 Washington State Daily Fantasy Sports Leagues to Get New Consideration in 2016
Washington State, renowned for its hostile legal attitude towards any forms of online real-money gaming, may very well be on the path towards legalizing betting on daily fantasy sports. On January 13, the bill describi... Read more

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01/16/2016 DraftKings and FanDuel Receive Legal Grace in New York During Appeal Process
Since last November, New York state has fostered a hostile legal climate towards fantasy draft leagues. However, as of January 12 of this year, fantasy draft companies have been granted fortunate temporary shelter. Last... Read more

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01/16/2016 The Discussion of Fantasy Sports Legality in California
Earlier, his month, California became a trailblazer in the national legal discussion on regulation of the daily fantasy sports industry. Passage of bill AB 1437 by the Governmental Organization Committee makes the Gold... Read more

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01/16/2016 Florida Fantasy Sports Bill Passes First Subcommittee Vote
Good news for Florida fans of daily fantasy sports: this month, Florida laid the grounding framework for legalizing and regulating this form of online gambling, after the state's House Business & Professional Subcommi... Read more

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12/27/2015 DraftKings and FanDuel suing Illinois AG
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is facing the daily fantasy sports operators rage after the two big ones of the market filed a lawsuit to prevent the sabotage against the fantasy sports industry. Cook County's c... Read more

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12/15/2015 New bill in New York will make DFS operations much more difficult
A new bill has been introduced in New York by Assemblyman Dean Murray. This type of proposed law might change the way that the state sees daily fantasy sports operations. The bill will try to change not only the way th... Read more

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11/20/2015 DraftKings confronts New York Supreme Court ruling
The daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings is about to enter the war against the US federal government due to the New York Supreme Court last ruling. The Supreme Court seems to have made up its mind about daily fantas... Read more

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11/12/2015 New York State's Attorney General rules fantasy sports illegal
Daily fantasy sports industry's leaders FanDuel and DraftKings have both received a cease-and-desist order from New York State's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who ruled the games to be illegal gambling under sta... Read more

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11/04/2015 Massachusetts gambling regulator reviewing daily fantasy sports activities
Massachusetts gambling regulator seems to be interested on daily fantasy sports activities. The regulator wants to know if the daily fantasy sports providers are operating within the law. The reason why Massachusetts ... Read more

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11/04/2015 NFL players lawsuit against FanDuel a reality
Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon is joining the long list of NFL players that are against daily fantasy sports company FanDuel. The lawsuit is based on the main operations for this and other daily fantasy sport... Read more

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11/04/2015 17 suspects arrested for online gambling illegal activities
United States authorities have recently conducted an investigation which outcome resulted on 17 suspects arrested. The suspects have been part of an online gambling organization that has been illegally providing onlin... Read more

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10/27/2015 Fantasy Sports not getting away with online gambling prohibition
Fantasy sports operators FanDuel and DraftKings are dealing with prohibition again. Nevada's gambling regulator, the Gaming Control Board, has finally made a decision on the subject: it wants them to cease operations i... Read more

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10/16/2015 DraftKings and FanDuel forced to stop operations following Fantasy Sport Nevada ban
DraftKings and FanDuel forced to stop operations following Daily Fantasy Sport (DFS) Nevada ban The Nevada Gaming Control Board has ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations after ruling that daily fantasy s... Read more

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10/06/2015 Scandal in the industry of fantasy sports
A scandal is touching the unregulated industry of fantasy sports in which players assemble their fantasy teams with real athletes. Earlier this week, DraftKings and FanDuel released statements defending their busine... Read more

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09/18/2015 Google Play Store offers daily fantasy sports applications
The gaming industry in the United States is working on several pilot programs that will bring new development the online gambling market. For the most part, the Daily Fantasy Sports market has been one of the most rele... Read more

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09/04/2015 The board of bwin.party approves GVC Holdings's offer
The boards of GVC and bwin.party announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended offer pursuant to which GVC will acquire the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of bwin.p... Read more

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08/28/2015 Betfair and Paddy Power set to merge
Betfair and its Irish rival Paddy Power announced that they agreed in principle on a 5 billion pound merger to stake a claim to leadership of the online gambling market in Britain in order to create one of the world's ... Read more

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05/26/2015 Kansas for Fantasy Sports decriminalization
Kansas Gaming & Racing Commission made a public statement last year concerning fantasy sports; the committee decided to make illegal any cash buy-ins fantasy sports game that pays out prizes. But the announcement was jus... Read more

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04/13/2015 Louisiana bill trying to legalize Fantasy Sports
Louisiana is becoming one more of the many US states that is fighting in favor of online gaming. The fact that some US states have criminalized and banned the online gaming industry, is bringing up real issues in the c... Read more

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03/04/2015 William Hill offers wagering services from Nevada for 2016 Brazil's Summer Olympics
The leader sports betting operator in the United States, William Hill US, has got his new license granted by the Nevada Gaming Commission to offer wagering services on sports events from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio d... Read more

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03/02/2015 New Jersey's racetrack Monmouth teams up with Fantasy Sports Network
One of New Jersey's most iconic landmarks, the Monmouth Park Racetrack, is joining forces with Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY). Both companies have entered into a marketing partnership to launch the upcoming Monmouth Park... Read more

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02/23/2015 Minnesota's lawmaker fights for legalizing sports betting
The member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, State Rep. Phyliss Kahn, has introduced a new bill to legalize sports wagering online services in the state of Minnesota. The lawmaker presented the bill last Monda... Read more

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02/16/2015 MLB commissioner for US sports betting amendments
Ron Manfred, North America's Major League Baseball (MLB) new commissioner, has gotten into the debate, calling for immediate sports betting reforms in the United States as the sports betting market is suffering the conse... Read more

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02/03/2015 Senator John McCain discusses legalizing sports betting in Congress
Washington D.C. is going to have to have some time to discuss gambling as the issue is coming from all sides. Two U.S. Congressmen, Frank LoBiondo and Frank Pallone, both from New Jersey, have recently introduced federal... Read more

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02/03/2015 Cricket World Cup catches sports betting syndicates' attention
Match fixing has become one of the main problems for sports in the last decades. Soccer, basketball, and football have been always catching the attention of big sports betting crime organizations. Although the network of... Read more

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01/27/2015 Silver State considering sports betting for the Olympic Games
The state of Nevada is going through one of its best moments. The US gambling state is looking at the sports betting market with good eyes and already allowing bets on events and contests for the Olympic Games. Nevada sp... Read more

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01/27/2015 PokerStars parent company launches sports betting platform
The parent company of the world's most famous online poker room, PokerStars, has decided to get into sports betting in the Garden State. Amaya, one of the main firms in the gaming industry, recently announced its new spo... Read more

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01/23/2015 New Jersey back in the sports betting business
The US state of New Jersey keeps challenging the US federal government, in the better possible way. After New Jersey Governor Chris Christie allowed last year the practice of sports betting only in those Garden State cas... Read more

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01/16/2015 Indiana's lawmaker introduces bills for Daily Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting
The US state of Indiana is considering a new bill for daily fantasy sports and sports bets. The two bills have been introduced by Indiana's legislator, State Representative Alan Morrison. One of the bills would focus on ... Read more

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10/29/2014 Major US pro leagues sign up for Fantasy sports
The fantasy sports market is growing at a very hasty pace. Fantasy sports became very popular among sports gamblers as one of the choices to bet their money while enjoying the thrill of the major US sports leagues; but w... Read more

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10/28/2014 Sports betting temporary blocked in New Jersey
The launch of new legalized sports betting offer in New Jersey has been delayed after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order, blocking the Garden State from permitting its racetracks and casinos to operate ... Read more

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