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LAS VEGAS (Associated Press) — A new gambling platform approved by Nevada regulators Thursday will further blur the lines between traditional sports betting and fantasy sports contests, an industry that insists its games are not gambling in the face of legal challenges across the country.
The Nevada Gaming Commission gave a gambling license to Henderson-based US Fantasy, calling it a fair model as daily fantasy sports businesses such as DraftKings and FanDuel stand accused in several states of operating as illegal, unregulated betting systems.
LAS VEGAS (Courthouse News) - Tech companies claim DraftKings' and FanDuel's fantasy sports betting sites violate seven patents, and sued the companies in separate federal complaints.
DFS911.com has your NBA Daily Fantasy Hot Players breakdown. Who are the current top DFS players in the NBA? Prices used are from DraftKings.
Paul George – Indiana Pacers - $8600 - Over his last ten games, George is averaging an impressive 43 fantasy points in 36 minutes per game. Play him versus teams that rank poor against small forwards. This included Monday night’s game versus the 76ers where he didn’t quite reach that 43 fantasy points average.
NEW YORK (Associated Press) — The nation’s top two daily fantasy sports websites have agreed to stop operating in New York through the end of baseball season.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the deal with DraftKings and FanDuel on Monday. In a statement, he said:
HOUSTON — (Reuters) - Texas reached a deal with fantasy sports firm FanDuel by which it will halt paid operations on May 2, the state’s top prosecutor said on Friday, two months after saying such online operations are illegal gambling.
FanDuel will continue to operate its free games in Texas, but will stop accepting paid contest entries on May 2. In return, the prosecutor agreed not to take any legal action against FanDuel over its contests.
Rick Moran of American Thinker expressed dismay over New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s attempts to “destroy two legitimate companies”, those being Daily Fantasy Sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel.
CHICAGO — (Associated Press) - New York-based FanDuel and Boston-based DraftKings filed separate lawsuits against Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday, a day after she declared daily fantasy sports betting illegal in the state.
DraftKings and FanDuel have successfully obtained an injunctive relief through an emergency order which will allows both daily fantasy companies to continue to operate in the state of New York.
DraftKings legal counsel on Friday afternoon confirmed they would file an Emergency Notice of Appeal in the wake of a New York Superior Judge upholding a decision to ban it and rival FanDuel from operating in the Empire State.
Judge Manuel Mendez released his decision Friday morning.
December 11: JUDGE RULES AGAINST DRAFTKINGS, FANDUEL