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
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
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.view
The Ocean Resort Casino now has a clear path to open on Thursday with the granting a casino license yesterday by New Jersey regulators.
The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor is moving quicker than originally planned, according to local media reports. The remodel includes significant upgrading of the property’s sportsbook operation including so-called “living rooms” available for hourly rental.
MGM Resorts International expects to open its next sports wagering operation in Mississippi, according to Jay Rood, the company’s vice- president for race and sports.
Penn National Gaming, the country’s largest regional gaming operator, has revealed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the Las Vegas-based gaming and entertainment firm, was recognized nationally for the fourth year as one of the most community-minded companies, and for the third time as the leader in the consumer discretionary industry