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
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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