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Category: Legal Developments

While Daily Fantasy Golf Keeps Growing At DraftKings And Beyond, Legal Questions Linger

While daily fantasy sports for golf continues to grow, the legality of such contests is questioned by some in sports…

Nevada’s Top Gaming Regulator: “We May Have To Look” At Legality Of Daily Fantasy Sports

Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett indicates that his agency may look into the legality of offering daily fantasy…

Fantasy Sports And The Lottery? Massachusetts Bill Illustrates Another Possible Avenue For DFS

A bill in the Massachusetts legislature would authorize the state lottery to offer online daily fantasy sports games, setting up…

God Save The DraftKing – Daily Fantasy Sports Operator Applies For UK Remote Gambling License

One of the leaders in the daily fantasy sports market in the U.S. is looking to expand overseas in order…

Future Of Louisiana Daily Fantasy Sports Bill Threatened By Opposition, Lobbying Efforts

Editor's Note: See updated story here. A Louisiana bill that would legalize daily fantasy sports has met with opposition that…

California Gambling Commissioner to DFS: ‘Pick Your Poison’ Between Self-Regulation, Governmental Oversight

A member of the California Gambling Control Commission wrote an opinion that urges the daily fantasy sports industry to embrace…

Game On In Kansas: State Officially Legalizes Fantasy Sports

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill legalizing fantasy sports in the state, clearing up a gray area for Kansans wanting…

Fantasy Sports in Casinos: Pennsylvania Bill To License, Tax Brick-And-Mortar DFS Tournaments

A Pennsylvania representative is preparing to introduce a bill that would allow casinos in the state to offer daily fantasy…

UIGEA Author: “No One Ever Conceived” That Law Would Allow Daily Fantasy Sports

The author of the law that created a carveout for fantasy sports in the federal code said allowing DFS was…

Kansas Fantasy Sports Bill Nears Finish Line, Reaches Governor’s Desk After Passing State Legislature

The Kansas state legislature passed a bill legalizing fantasy sports in the state, marking the most progress by a bill…