Delaware’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports operators to back off, telling them the state does not allow them to charge players to play, or players to win monetary prizes.view
Gaming Yesterday | Sports betting and race/sportsbooks are on a fast track to who knows where or when. A new version of Daily Fantasy Sports is now before the Gaming Commission plus eSports is also being considered and refined.view
As many as 11 states may adopt regulations permitting and regulating daily fantasy sports by the end of the year. Six states have passed bills to regulate daily fantasy sports so far, and five more may do so soon.view
Gaming Insider | Hall of Fame bookmaker Vic Salerno’s bid to bring daily fantasy sports wagering to Nevada using a pari-mutuel platform is scheduled to go before Nevada gaming regulators in June.view
The fast growing pastime that is daily fantasy sports betting will benefit from a healthy dose of clarity. It needs to be freed from the tangle of conflicting rules and thoughts about what it is or is not. It needs clearly stated consumer protections.view
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has OK’d a plan by the governor’s chief of staff to isolate himself from any work involving the state’s rules for online daily fantasy sports betting because his wife works for the industry.view
The Judiciary Committee of the Illinois House approved legislation by a 9-4 vote Wednesday that could legalize daily fantasy sports betting in the state and has sent the measure to the full chamber for a vote that could come this week.view
The Analyst | With the recent lawsuits over patent infringements filed by CG Technology (CG), formerly known as Cantor Gaming, against DraftKings and FanDuel, my first thoughts were, jeez what a bad couple of years for the two major fantasy sports contest companies.view
The Net Result | Bookmakers could well be playing catch-up against professional baseball bettors, as reported major league steam got off to a red-hot start to the season, according to line monitoring services that track such action.view
Missouri House members this week took action to be among the first states to pass laws protecting daily fantasy sports, a business that has fallen under national scrutiny by state lawmakers and attorneys general.view
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the Las Vegas-based gaming and entertainment firm, was recognized nationally for the fourth year as one of the most community-minded companies, and for the third time as the leader in the consumer discretionary industry
Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino/resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including such major properties as Mirage, Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay have now joined Caesars Entertainment workers in ratifying a new five-year labor agreement.
Dinero Talks | Weekend World Cup action didn’t disappoint, unless you were hoping heavyweights would impose their will. Argentina drew with first-time finalist Iceland. The betting favorite to win it all, Brazil, was denied three points by Switzerland after a 1-1 result.
Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, was found dead on Monday at his personal residence located at the Connecticut casino. A cause of death has not been determined but no foul play is expected according to reports.
VIP Free Preview On the Mark | It pains me to say you have to go way back to the Borscht Belt days of the 1960’s when the Catskills were roaring.