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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

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 to play DFS. No problems for fantasy players anymore The bill — HB 2155 — was a wide-ranging piece of legislation that also dealt with charitable gaming, bingo, raffles and the lottery, in addition to authorizing real-money fantasy sports. […] Read More
Posted on: May 19, 2015 | Daily Fantasy Sports Legal Developments | Dustin Gouker
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