California has moved a step closer to legalising daily fantasy sports (DFS) after a state Assembly committee approved a bill that would allow such operators to run websites in the US state under a licence.
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators DraftKings and FanDuel will be allowed to remain operational in New York, despite a court ruling that neither company can conduct business in the state for the foreseeable future.
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator DraftKings has brought in regulatory risk and compliance company Exiger and launched a new geolocation solution from GeoComply in an effort to regain public support following recent criticism of its services.
The PGA Tour, an organising body for professional golf events primarily in North America, has opted to prohibit its players from taking part in daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests or endorsing providers of such services.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has declared that daily fantasy sports (DFS) constitute illegal gambling and has ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to stop taking bets from consumers in the US state.
Michael Sweeney, the new executive director of the Massachusetts Lottery, has confirmed that the organisation will consider legalising fantasy sports betting in the US state in an effort to generate additional revenue.
White-label multi-channel casino and betting solutions provider Viral is to roll out the FantasyBet daily fantasy sports service in the UK market after securing a UK pool betting licence for the brand.
Amaya has announced that it is to limit its StarsDraft daily fantasy sports (DFS) brand from operating real-money games and tournaments in most US states following a review of recent developments in various jurisdictions.
Daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel have moved to defend the integrity of their businesses after it was revealed that a member of staff released inside information and placed winning bets on events.
Jason Robins, chief executive of DraftKings, has moved to distance daily fantasy sports (DFS) from sports betting, stating that the majority of fantasy customers in the US do not take part in sports wagering activities.