Another road block has fallen in front of daily fantasy sports
November 16, 2015 2:47 PM
by Staff & Wire Reports
UPDATE: DraftKings issued a statement this morning: “We look forward to being afforded a full and fair opportunity to demonstrate why daily fantasy sports are legal under New York State law. We believe the Attorney General’s view of this issue is based on an incomplete understanding of the facts about how our business operates and a fundamental misinterpretation and misapplication of the law.
We remain committed to ensuring that New Yorkers retain the right to continue to play the daily fantasy sports games they love.”
Another road block has fallen in front of daily fantasy sports.
A temporary restraining order filed by DraftKings and FanDuel has been shut down today by a New York judge. The companies reacted after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ordered them to stop taking wagers in the state. He declared that they are ‘illegal gambling operations.’ They are expected back in court on November 25 to argue skill vs. gambling debate.
This comes a month after the Nevada Gaming Control Board banned daily fantasy sports from operating without a gaming license in the state.