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Category: Legal Developments

US Congressman Calls On DOJ To Weigh In On Sports Betting, Revisit Wire Act

Following a hearing on sports betting in the House subcommittee he chairs, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner appears to be taking the…

Judge: New York Daily Fantasy Sports Are Illegal Gambling; What’s Next For DraftKings, FanDuel?

Despite standing regulations, a new ruling from a judge in New York casts some doubt on the future of daily…

Major Ruling Favors DraftKings, FanDuel In Indiana Fantasy Sports Case On Player Rights

The Indiana Supreme Court issued an opinion Wednesday favoring DraftKings and FanDuel in a potentially pivotal case about rights to player statistics…

The Huge Asks From The NFL In Sports Betting Testimony To Congress

We have seen the NFL's written testimony on sports betting, and the league's requests are enormous and at times conflicting.…

SEC Files, Settles Litigation Against Nevada Sports Betting Funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed and settled litigation against a pair of "entity wagering" funds that are a…

Tony Romo Fantasy Sports Lawsuit Highlights Murky NFL Gambling Policy

While NFL owners relax rules related to casino sponsorship, the league's policies regarding 'gambling associations' for players could use some…

FanDuel Founders Suing For $120 Million After They Got Nothing In Sale To Paddy Power Betfair

Four of the founders of FanDuel are suing their former company -- now owned by Paddy Power Betfair -- for…

Scout Fantasy Suing CBS Interactive For Breaching Contract, Stealing Facebook Page

The parent company of Scout Fantasy filed suit this week against CBS Interactive, accusing the media giant of trademark infringement…

History Repeating? How The Next Sports Gambling Lawsuit May Manifest

Could pro sports leagues go to court to stop sports betting laws that they don't approve of?

NJ Sports Betting Law Could Shut Out Golden Nugget From Having A Sportsbook

A provision in New Jersey sports betting bills in both the Senate and Assembly appears to restrict team owners from…