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2015 Daily Fantasy Sports And Sports Betting Bills Archive

Here is a look at all bills related to daily fantasy sports and sports betting that were introduced or floated in 2015.

Fantasy sports bills

Here is a snapshot of legislative action involving daily fantasy sports in 2015.

StateBill Number(s)Bill SynopsisLatest news
AlabamaH 56
S 114
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
ArizonaS 1515Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
CaliforniaA 1437 Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
ColoradoH 16-1404(16-1404 passed) was enacted in 2016. It legalizes and regulates fantasy sports.Latest news
ConnecticutS 192Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.
FloridaH 149

H 707
S 832
The first two bills were withdrawn, and language to legalize DFS was removed from the third.Latest news
GeorgiaS 352Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
HawaiiS 2722
H 1838
H 2111
S 2429
Two of the bills regulate DFS and make it a game of skill under state law. Two other bills clarify that fantasy contests fall under state gambling law.Latest news
IllinoisH 3655
H 4323
S 2193
S 2843
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
IndianaH 1168
S 339
(S 339 passed) It regulates and legalizes daily fantasy sports.Latest news
IowaS 3181
S 166
H 47
S 1068
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
KentuckyH 625Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.
LouisianaH 676Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
MarylandS 976
H 930
S 980
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports via a referendum. One of the bills would make DFS illegal if the referendum failed.Latest news
MassachusettsH 4569
(H 4569 passed) The bill makes DFS legal for operators abiding by the state attorney general's regulations.Latest news
MichiganS 459 Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
MinnesotaH 2426
H 2540
H 2509
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
MississippiS 2541(S 2541 passed) It regulates and legalizes daily fantasy sports.Latest news
MissouriH 1941 (H 1941 passed) It regulates and legalizes daily fantasy sports.Latest news
NebraskaL 862
L 970
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.
New JerseyS 1927
A 4805
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.

The second bill bans operator employees from playing DFS.
Latest news
New Mexico H 314Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.
New YorkS 8153(S 8153 passed) It regulates and legalizes daily fantasy sports.Latest news
OklahomaH 2278
S 1396
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
Pennsylvania H 2150

S 1324
The House bill is an omnibus gambling expansion package, which would also regulate daily fantasy sports. The Senate bill is a standalone DFS regulatory bill.Latest news
Rhode Island H 7075
H 7938
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
South CarolinaS 1093Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.
TennesseeH 2105 |
S 2109
(H 2105 passed) It regulates and legalizes daily fantasy sports.Latest news
VermontS 223Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.Latest news
VirginiaS 646(S 646 passed). It regulates and legalizes daily fantasy sports.Latest news
WashingtonS 5284
H 2370
S 6333
H 1301
Three bills declare DFS a game of skill; another says operating DFS would be a felony under state law.Latest news
West VirginiaS 529Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.
WisconsinA 800
S 702
Legislation seeks to regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.

Sports betting bills

Here is a look at current bills related to sports betting in the United States:

StateBill(s)SynopsisLatest News
CaliforniaA 1441Bill would legalize sports betting.Latest news
DelawareS 183Bill would expand existing sports betting lottery.Latest news
New JerseyBill became law in 2014; challenged in court.Bill would legalize sports betting.Latest news
New YorkS 940Bill would legalize sports betting.Latest news
PennsylvaniaHR 619Bill would legalize sports betting.Latest news
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