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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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02/03/2016 FanDuel's King Of the Ice Tournament: Guaranteed Prize Pool of $250,000
FanDuel's King of the Ice tournament is one of the largest and most exciting fantasy hockey tournaments of the year, with opportunities for novices and seasoned veterans alike, and a giant pot of money at the end. Up to 92... 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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