Chris Grove

Chris is the former publisher of LegalSportsReport.com and OnlinePokerReport.com. Grove also serves as a consultant to various stakeholders in the regulated market for online gambling in the United States.

3 Reasons Why The Feds Should Approve The Merger Of DraftKings And FanDuel

[toc]This week Recode reported murmurs of trouble in D.C. for the proposed DraftKings / FanDuel merger. Approval was never expected to be a smooth process, something the companies signaled when announcing the merger by forecasting a year-long process for closing. But, given Recode’s report, I believe regulators are vastly overthinking or fundamentally miscontextualizing the merger. […] Read More
Posted on: June 16, 2017 | Daily Fantasy Sports Opinion | Chris Grove
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Source: Congress To Examine Daily Fantasy Sports Issues In May 11 Committee Hearing

A senior Democratic Energy and Commerce source has confirmed to Legal Sports Report that the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade is planning a May 11 hearing on daily fantasy sports. That committee is housed within the Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Fred Upton (R-MI). Frank Pallone (D-NJ) is the ranking Democratic member. Both Michigan and New Jersey have […] Read More
Posted on: April 14, 2016 | Daily Fantasy Sports Regulation | Chris Grove
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