The Illinois Senate passed a daily fantasy sports and online gambling bill on Wednesday by a margin of 42-10. The legislation now heads on to the Illinois House of Representitive.
New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania DFS bills advance over the last few days, marking a big week for daily fantasy sports.
Arkansas becomes the 11th state to regulate daily fantasy sports with new legislation authorizing and taxing DFS signed by the governor this week.
DraftOps has lost their argument to dismiss a lawsuit that would require the former DFS site to pay more than $1.1 for a 2015 sponsorship deal.
Players from over 40 states can play on at least one medium or larger DFS site. What sites restrict players from certain states?
Last week, DraftKings Community Guidelines were introduced to mostly positive reviews. Still, some players are against the changes or questioning the difficulty of enforcement.
Wednesday Governor Andrew Cuomo finally signed the New York daily fantasy sports bill, officially legalize the game in the state. Now players anxiously wait for the games to go live.
West Virginia became the latest state to rule on the legality of DFS when the state AG gave an opinion that the games did NOT meet the threshold for unlawful gambling.
The New York legislature has passed a DFS bill that would make the state the seventh to regulate daily fantasy sports.
A big day for daily fantasy sports players in two states as the governors in Missouri and Colorado signed legislation that makes the states the 5th and 6th to regulate DFS.
On Monday, DraftKings and FanDuel left the state of Idaho after the recent determination by the state’s AG. With Idaho players now shut out, what states still play on DraftKings and FanDuel?
Less than a month after the Tennessee Attorney General declared that daily fantasy sports was illegal a new bill has been passed and signed by the governor. Operators have until July 1st to decide to whether they want to participate.
Tennessee is the latest state to weigh in on daily fantasy sports. And not only are DFS contests considered gambling according to the attorney general but so are season-long games.
On Tuesday, top DFS sites DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo announced that they would halt real money operations in the state.
FanDuel has announced that they would be suspending real money operations in the state of Texas as of May 1st. Here is what Texas DFS FanDuel players need to know.
The two largest daily fantasy sports sites, DraftKings and FanDuel, have updated their terms and conditions to reflect that they are no longer servicing players from the state of Mississippi. The news comes on the heels of an opinion from the Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood that daily fantasy sports were not lawful in the state.
FantasyDraft, the fourth largest daily fantasy sports site in the country has decided to leave the state of Texas, two weeks after the Attorney General in the state gave an opinion that daily fantasy sports is illegal under state law.
It is that time of year when US residents have to start thinking about taxes. That also means taxes on daily fantasy sports winnings. But do you owe taxes if you simply received a W9 request?
Illinois is the latest state to join the effort against daily fantasy sports. The Attorney General of Illinois has issued a ruling that daily fantasy sports contests offered to its residents are illegal under Illinois law.
New York Supreme Court justice Manuel Mendez has ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations in New York effective immediately. Shortly after, DraftKings and FanDuel, won a temporary appeal.
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After an inquiry into daily fantasy sports, the attorney general of the state of New York, Eric Schneiderman, has informed the two largest daily fantasy sports sites that they must halt operations in the state.
Two days after StarsDraft announced that they were suspending DFS access to players in 46 states, Star Fantasy Leagues has added at least 13 new states to it restricted list. Star Fantasy Leagues had already been fairly aggressive with its player restrictions, barring 13 states from its real money contests.
On Monday, Amaya Inc announced that they were taking the dramatic step of leaving all but four states in reaction to recent developments in the industry. What’s next and what other states are being affected?
The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced on Thursday that unlicensed daily fantasy sports must stop offering its services to Nevada residents effective immediately. DraftKings and FanDuel have responded by leaving the state.
While there is little doubt about daily fantasy sports legality in the United States, the legal status in some states remains murky. One of those states, Kansas, today officially clarified its position on fantasy sports with the signing of HR 2155 by Governor Sam Brownback.
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is now everywhere and is being embraced by leagues and top internet portals such as Yahoo. Is there now any question about daily fantasy sports legality and what has taken major interests so long to fully embrace DFS?