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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

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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