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Fantasy Sports Law Today

Fantasy Sports Law Today

Daily fantasy sports exploded onto the landscape approximately five (5) years ago.  Since then, the industry has been shaped by substantial fantasy sports law developments that have required deft navigation by operators that offer fantasy sports contests to consumers.  The flurry of legal changes has given rise to nuanced regulatory differences across various jurisdictions. This …

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Daily Fantasy Ruling Could Spur Change To NY Gambling Ban

Daily Fantasy Ruling Could Spur Change To NY Gambling Ban

A New York State appellate court has issued a ruling on daily fantasy sports that could change the State’s constitutional ban on gambling. By Zachary Zagger Law360 (February 11, 2020, 10:21 PM EST) — A New York state appellate court has thrown daily fantasy sports into hot water by finding that contests like those offered …

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New York Appeals Court Finds Fantasy Sports Law Unconstitutional

New York Appeals Court Finds Fantasy Sports Law Unconstitutional

In what is potentially a major setback for the industry, a New York State appellate court recently ruled that the State’s 2016 fantasy sports law violates the State’s constitutional ban on gambling.  Along with striking the portion of the law that legalized and regulated the industry, the court also invalidated the portion of the law …

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Bachelor Contestants Embroiled in Fantasy Sports Law Controversy

Bachelor Contestants Embroiled in Fantasy Sports Law Controversy

Reality television recently helped turn the public’s attention to the world of fantasy sports law.  Following significant backlash concerning the circumstances of her first-place finish in the Millionaire Maker contest, former Bachelor contestant Jade Roper Tolbert was stripped of a $1 million prize awarded to her by fantasy sports operator DraftKings.  DraftKings released a statement …

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Fantasy Sports Lawyer Analysis of Pennsylvania’s New Daily Fantasy Sports Law

November 2, 2017 Pennsylvania recently became the 17th state to legalize paid-entry fantasy sports contests when Governor Tom Wolfe signed a bill into law that also includes provisions for poker and other casino-style games.  The law includes important regulations for fantasy sports operators that wish to do business in the Commonwealth. What are Some Key …

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New Jersey to Enact Fantasy Sports Law?

May 24, 2017 The New Jersey State Assembly has moved the State one step closer to enacting a fantasy sports law, passing a bill to impose regulations governing fantasy sports contests and their operators within the State. What are some of the key components of New Jersey’s proposed fantasy sports law?

New Jersey Fantasy Sports Regulations Coming Soon?

April 5, 2017 The New Jersey Assembly’s Appropriations Committee has passed a bill aimed at establishing fantasy sports regulations to govern fantasy sports contests and their operators within the State.  Passage of the proposal in the Committee ensures advancement to the full Assembly for prospective debate and vote. What are some of the key components …

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