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New York governor signs DFS bill

New York governor signs DFS bill

posted on August 04, 2016 by

Daily fantasy sport betting is again legal in New York as a result of Gov. Andrew Cuomo putting his signature on legislation passed during the recent session.

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USFantasy at the gate for NFL season

USFantasy at the gate for NFL season

posted on July 26, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | USFantasy will start doing business near the end of August or first part of September at about 80 locations around the state, according to company co-founder Vic Salerno.

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Maryland comptroller proposes DFS regulations

Maryland comptroller proposes DFS regulations

posted on July 18, 2016 by

Regulations for daily fantasy sports betting in Maryland have been proposed by Comptroller Peter Franchot. The rules largely are based on regulatory frameworks in states that have taken action. 

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Del. attorney general orders DFS operators to back off

Del. attorney general orders DFS operators to back off

posted on July 11, 2016 by

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.

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Fantasy easing path to legal bets

 Fantasy easing path to legal bets

posted on July 05, 2016 by

V.I.P. On the Mark | Attorney Dan Wallach has been at the forefront of championing the acceptance of sports betting and campaigning for its national legalization. He has fought the good fight for years.

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US Fantasy expects to be open by August

US Fantasy expects to be open by August

posted on June 28, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | The expansion of USFantasy to racetracks and other wagering venues beyond Nevada is just a matter of time.

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DFS giants downplay merger reports

DFS giants downplay merger reports

posted on June 16, 2016 by

DraftKings and FanDuel are downplaying media reports that the two giants among daily fantasy sports companies could team up according to an Associated Press report.

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Control Board OKs Nevada DFS

Control Board OKs Nevada DFS

posted on June 09, 2016 by

Daily fantasy sports betting may soon be available at Nevada sports books, thanks to the imagination of Hall of Fame bookmaker Vic Salerno and the approval of Nevada gaming regulators.

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Sports betting could be on the verge of a renaissance

Sports betting could be on the verge of a renaissance

posted on June 07, 2016 by

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.

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SuperBook's SuperContest worth any fee

SuperBook's SuperContest worth any fee

posted on June 07, 2016 by

Vegas Sports Books | The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook announced two weeks ago they would start accepting entries to its popular SuperContest on July 1.

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Fantasy sports rules taking shape in New York

Fantasy sports rules taking shape in New York

posted on June 06, 2016 by

New York lawmakers are at work on legislation to regulate daily fantasy sports, which would enable thousands of people to resume playing.

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11 states could regulate daily fantasy sports by year's end

11 states could regulate daily fantasy sports by year's end

posted on May 26, 2016 by

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.

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Illinois panel approves daily fantasy sports regs

Illinois panel approves daily fantasy sports regs

posted on May 19, 2016 by

An Illinois Senate panel has approved regulations for daily fantasy sports websites to address concerns stemming from a state opinion that said such wagers are illegal under current law.

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Salerno could be making fantasy a reality in Nevada

Salerno could be making fantasy a reality in Nevada

posted on May 17, 2016 by

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.

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MGM Resorts gives DFS testimony before Congress

MGM Resorts gives DFS testimony before Congress

posted on May 13, 2016 by

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.

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Idaho bans daily fantasy sports activity

Idaho bans daily fantasy sports activity

posted on May 04, 2016 by

Idaho has become the most recent state to order an end to betting on daily fantasy sports contests. DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to stop providing the service to Idaho residents.

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Rhode Island official reacts to DFS conflict

Rhode Island official reacts to DFS conflict

posted on May 02, 2016 by

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.

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Ill. House approves legislation that may legalize DFS betting

Ill. House approves legislation that may legalize DFS betting

posted on April 21, 2016 by

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.

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DFS law takes shape in Tennessee

DFS law takes shape in Tennessee

posted on April 20, 2016 by

Daily fantasy sports betting may become legal in Tennessee, according to action taken by the House after the state’s attorney general ruled that the contests are illegal gambling under current law.

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Gaming patent wars as CG Technology goes after DFS

Gaming patent wars as CG Technology goes after DFS

posted on April 19, 2016 by

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.

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