April 15, 2015
Thanks in large part to the exception provided in the federal Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (“UIGEA”), fantasy sports contests are unquestionably legal in most states. However, there are still a handful of states where the legality of such contests is a matter of debate. Louisiana has now taken steps to remove itself from the list of states whose citizens are sometimes denied access to money games on daily fantasy sports sites, such as FanDuel and DraftKings.
Is Louisiana poised to legalize real-money daily fantasy sports?