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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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Florida Senate committee approves DFS rules

Florida Senate committee approves DFS rules

posted on January 29, 2016 by

The daily fantasy sports industry won an important battle in the Florida Senate as the Regulated Industries Committee approved a plan to legalize and regulate DFS contests.

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California assembly approves DFS regulations

California assembly approves DFS regulations

posted on January 28, 2016 by

The fast-growing daily fantasy sports industry got a cordial reception in California’s state Assembly as lawmakers easily approved regulations that would control fantasy action in the country’s most populous state should they become law.

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Fantasy sports needs clarity in Maryland

Fantasy sports needs clarity in Maryland

posted on January 18, 2016 by

Maryland’s official view of daily fantasy sports betting needs legislative clarity, according to attorneys for the state. Complicating matters is the fact that daily fantasy sports activity has emerged as an issue only in the last few years.

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Gaming policy group to examine fantasy sports

Gaming policy group to examine fantasy sports

posted on January 18, 2016 by

Gov. Brian Sandoval has filed an order with the secretary of state’s office saying he wants the group to come up with policy that will address possibilities for fitting daily fantasy sports into the menu of business options in Nevada.

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NY appeals court rules for fantasy sports

NY appeals court rules for fantasy sports

posted on January 13, 2016 by

Daily Fantasy sports contests can continue in New York until Atty. Gen. Eric Schneiderman’s efforts to shut down DraftKings and FanDuel are resolved, a panel of appellate court judges has ruled.

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Indiana lawmaker to FanDuel: We want you

Indiana lawmaker to FanDuel: We want you

posted on January 06, 2016 by

New York-based FanDuel has been invited to move its headquarters to Indiana where two Hoosier lawmakers say they would be delighted to see the company, one of the giants in the daily fantasy sports business, make its home base there.

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Massachusetts looks for daily fantasy sports games

Massachusetts looks for daily fantasy sports games

posted on January 01, 2016 by

The Massachusetts Lottery is looking for input from companies able to stay on the cutting edge of the fast-moving fantasy sports and digital games business.

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