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Louisiana Daily Fantasy Sports Bill Dead For Current Legislative Session

A Louisiana bill that would have legalized daily fantasy sports is dead for the current legislative session after encountering opposition from lobbying groups. What happened? The bill from Rep. Joseph Lopinto — HB 475 — sought to create a carveout in state law that differentiated playing fantasy sports from gambling. Legal Sports Report learned that the Louisiana Family Forum and some brick-and-mortar gaming interests in the […] Read More
Posted on: June 2, 2015 | Uncategorized | Dustin Gouker

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 threatens the bill’s future, at least for this legislative session. What happened? The bill from Rep. Joseph Lopinto — HB 475 — seeks to create a carveout in state law that differentiates playing fantasy sports from gambling. Legal Sports […] Read More
Posted on: May 29, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports Legal Developments | Dustin Gouker

Daily Fantasy Sports Site ScoreStreak Suspends Operations: “We Need To Raise More Money”

The daily fantasy sports site ScoreStreak announced that it would be “temporarily suspending all operations,” telling users it basically needs more money and a round of investment funding to reopen. The lifecycle of one DFS site? Using a non-traditional approach to DFS, ScoreStreak launched last May, after receiving $1.2 million in seed funding in Q1 of […] Read More
Posted on: May 27, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports Industry News | Dustin Gouker
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