Illinois lawmakers are to debate legalizing daily fantasy sports betting as they rush to try to meet a Friday deadline to advance dozens of bills out of committees.view
Alabama’s attorney general says online fantasy sports betting sites are illegal according to state law. Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said in a statement Tuesday that his office has issued cease and desist letters to DraftKings and FanDuel.view
Maryland voters would decide whether to allow daily fantasy sports betting, under a bill moving forward in the legislature. The Senate gave preliminary approval to two measures Tuesday.view
The nation’s two largest daily fantasy sports websites have agreed to stop taking paid bets in New York through the end of baseball season, in September, as lawmakers consider legalizing the popular online contests.view
The Analyst | At the recent Nevada Gaming Policy Committee one of the topics briefly touched on was eSports. But the amount of time spent on it could have been measured with a stop watch as the dominant topic of the day was Daily Fantasy Sports.view
The nation’s main daily fantasy sports companies are opposing New Jersey’s effort to regulate them because a proposed measure does not explicitly say they offer games of skill instead of gambling.view
Connecticut is on a path to become the latest state to regulate the online fantasy sports industry. A committee has forwarded a bill that would require protection for consumers who play daily fantasy sports contests such as DraftKings and FanDuel.view
Connecticut moved closer Thursday toward becoming the latest state to regulate the fast-growing online fantasy sports industry.view
Virginia has become the first state with a law regulating the fast-growing but embattled online fantasy sports industry and specifying that fantasy sports betting is not “illegal gambling.”view
Leaders of the push to allow wagering on daily fantasy sports have been busy this week, recognizing Virginia as the first state in the country to approve a legal framework for DSF operations, and telling their story in Nevada.view
Gov. Brian Sandoval wants Nevada to create regulations that will address daily fantasy sports, so-called eSports and any other concepts that can produce thoughtfully regulated revenue streams for the state’s casinos.view
Finally, some hope for fantasy sports becoming part of state licensing. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval convened the panel of gaming industry leaders, experts and regulators to discuss daily fantasy sports wageringview
Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, has shed some new light on the leagues recent revelation that it would seek one percent fee from all wagers on its games should sports betting be legalized in the U.S.
Downtown Las Vegas’ Mob Museum has unveiled several new high-tech exhibits exploring law enforcement methods of identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals, now placing visitors in the shoes of law enforcement officers.
Representatives of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, along with other industry executives, are moving forward with an effort to have a grass turf course installed at Finger Lakes in the near future.
While the Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history as the National Hockey League enters its second century, there is no question that the Montreal Canadiens dominated the league’s first 100 seasons.
An effort in Virginia to revive the shuttered Colonial Downs horseracing track near Richmond has resulted in proposed legislation to allow “historical horseracing” clearing the Virginia House Appropriations Committee by a 21-1 vote on Friday.