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DFS sites and Nevada not on same page

DFS sites and Nevada not on same page

posted on March 15, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | The two giants in the daily fantasy sports, DraftKings and FanDuel, business are not interested in the tough questions and invasive procedures that go with applying for a Nevada casino license.

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Daily fantasy sports firms oppose N.J. regulations

Daily fantasy sports firms oppose N.J. regulations

posted on March 14, 2016 by

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.

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Connecticut lawmakers favor fantasy sports regs

Connecticut lawmakers favor fantasy sports regs

posted on March 12, 2016 by

​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.

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Connecticut looking to regulate fantasy sports betting

Connecticut looking to regulate fantasy sports betting

posted on March 11, 2016 by

Connecticut moved closer Thursday toward becoming the latest state to regulate the fast-growing online fantasy sports industry.

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Virginia first state to legalize and regulate Fantasy Sports

Virginia first state to legalize and regulate Fantasy Sports

posted on March 09, 2016 by

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.”

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Virginia governor signs daily fantasy bill

Virginia governor signs daily fantasy bill

posted on March 09, 2016 by

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.

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Governor calls for updated gaming regs

Governor calls for updated gaming regs

posted on March 08, 2016 by

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.

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Salerno planning for daily fantasy sports

Salerno planning for daily fantasy sports

posted on March 08, 2016 by

Gaming Hall of Fame bookmaker Vic Salerno remains on track, he says, to have his pari-mutuel approach to daily fantasy sports betting up and running in time for the coming football season.

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Discussion a step forward for daily fantasy sports

Discussion a step forward for daily fantasy sports

posted on March 08, 2016 by

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 wagering

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Indiana approves daily fantasy regs

Indiana approves daily fantasy regs

posted on March 07, 2016 by

​Indiana has become the second state to send a daily fantasy sports bill to the governor for his signature. The bill passed by what was described in one news report as an “overwhelming majority” in both houses.

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Gaming Policy Committee to discuss fantasy sports

Gaming Policy Committee to discuss fantasy sports

posted on March 04, 2016 by

Nevada’s Gaming Policy Committee is expected to focus on a broad range of gaming activities including prospects for daily fantasy sports and games based on new technology when it is called to order Monday.

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Gaming Today’s #Fantasy Jack MLB Twitter Contest

Gaming Today’s #Fantasy Jack MLB Twitter Contest

posted on March 01, 2016 by

#FantasyJack Twitter Contest Play today @GamingTodayNews

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Horse Racing and Fantasy Sports proposed in Georgia

Horse Racing and Fantasy Sports proposed in Georgia

posted on March 01, 2016 by

Two measures that would open Georgia to casino gambling await a House vote on Monday. Fantasy sports sites could operate legally in Georgia under a bill proposed by Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford.

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Fantasy bill offered in Illinois

Fantasy bill offered in Illinois

posted on March 01, 2016 by

An Illinois lawmaker who has offered a bill to legalize fantasy sports in his state, says his plan would “protect as many as two million,” residents of the state who enjoy playing the games.

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Fantasy sports bills keep lawmakers busy

Fantasy sports bills keep lawmakers busy

posted on February 29, 2016 by

Daily fantasy sports bills are getting legislative attention nationwide as lawmakers debate plans that could open a pipeline to new tax revenue and create the mindset that could lead to the sports betting that is now available only in Nevada.

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Vivid Entertainment tries fantasy sports

Vivid Entertainment tries fantasy sports

posted on February 22, 2016 by

This week, Vivid will debut daily fantasy sports games, allowing customers to assemble a roster and win or lose based on real life performance. Called Vivid Sports 4 Money, the site will be built and operated by DraftDay Gaming Group. 

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Bill would legalize fantasy sports in Arizona

Bill would legalize fantasy sports in Arizona

posted on February 22, 2016 by

​Arizona may be the next state to legalize online fantasy sports wagering. An amendment to Senate Bill 1515 would end a prohibition in the state’s current gambling law, which affects online fantasy sports leagues. 

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Sports betting advocates play outside game

Sports betting advocates play outside game

posted on February 17, 2016 by

Rather than seeking action on Capitol Hill, proponents of sports betting are hoping that growing acceptance of betting in the states – driven in part by the popularity of daily fantasy sports games – will help overturn a ban of sports gambling.

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Missouri bill will exempt fantasy sports from gambling regs

Missouri bill will exempt fantasy sports from gambling regs

posted on February 08, 2016 by

Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to regulate fantasy sports like gambling. Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick is proposing to exempt fantasy sports from gambling regulations because players rely on skill, not chance. 

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Hawaii prosecutor: fantasy sports sites cease and desist

Hawaii prosecutor: fantasy sports sites cease and desist

posted on February 03, 2016 by

Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney is demanding that the heads of two major fantasy sports sites stop taking bets from Honolulu residents. The move comes after Hawaii Attorney General said online fantasy sports contests are gambling.

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