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Emerging technologies and platforms are shaping the fantasy sports industry today in ways we could have only imagined a decade ago. Players are joining the sports fantasy scene by the thousands, introducing more games and exciting the fan base worldwide. With the expansion and the magnetism of the cryptocurrency ...
VANCOUVER, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. ("Global" or the "Company") (TSX-V: DFS) an innovative B2B Daily Fantasy Sports software provider has signed a two-year exclusive agreement with Microgame S.P.A. (Microgame) to deliver the company's Daily Fantasy Sports product ...

Tyson Larson of O'Neill said he considers his proposal a consumer protection bill that imposes requirements on the companies that offer online fee-based daily fantasy sports contests for cash payouts. Legislative Bill 469 also defines the contests as games of skill, potentially immunizing them from claims ...
In July 2017, Fantasy Alarm, recognizing Bowden's dominance as a fantasy baseball analyst, gave him the chair as fantasy football analyst on The Fantasy Alarm Show with Howard Bender every weekday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM ET on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. The program showcased Bowden's ...
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is warning that an attempt by legislators to clear up the legal status of fantasy sports could result in the state losing millions in payments from the tribe. The tribe runs several casinos in the state. This week the Seminoles sent a letter to top legislators regarding pending bills that ...
Illinois came close to passing online gambling and daily fantasy sports legislation this year, but proposed bills didn't quite reach the finish line.

VANCOUVER, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc. ("Global" or the "Company") (TSX-V: DFS) is pleased to announce that ...
A provision buried deep in the two-year budget Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed last week — Section 649, to be exact — calls for the ...
Amazon Game Studios' competitive sports brawler with a mythological twist, Breakaway, is getting a major overhaul, the studio said today.
Emil Kadlec serves as the President of Fantasy Sports Publications, the largest publisher of Fantasy magazines in the country. Formerly serving ...
As background, many states, including New York, generally define a “fantasy sports contest” as a game in which individuals use “their ...
Facing lawsuits from attorney generals, DraftKings founders not only had to fight legal battles but also had to figure out how to keep their ...
Maine is adopting rules about daily fantasy sports games that classify the contests as games of skill and create a tax structure for them.
9, 2015, file photo Devlin D'Zmura, a tending news manager at DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports company, works on his laptop at the ...
Maine recently joined the growing list of states (now 15) to legalize fantasy sports by enacting its own legislation that will expressly sanction ...
I've seen criticism of the fantasy sports bill moving through our state legislature, calling it government overreach and anti-business.
DraftKings and FanDuel are the two most popular online daily fantasy sports sites, but both were told to cease operations in Alabama last year.

"I can remember oftentimes towards the end of my career when fantasy sports was really becoming a big thing and certainly fantasy baseball, you know, how many times I would have somebody say to me, 'Hey, you know, I really enjoy watching you play and I ...
In this Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the ...
Things our president is up early in the morning watching "Fox and Friends" and Tweeting over. Things that have our Democratic governor whizzing in the wind in a room full of Republicans.
... chance to propose new laws for 2017. Friday was the last day to file bills in the Texas Legislature. It included efforts to help reform a deeply troubled foster care system and legalize fantasy sports. Another would exempt breast-feeding moms from ...
House Bill 279 would put the secretary of state's office in charge of regulating the growing industry. Fantasy sports are online games in which players select virtual teams consisting of real-life athletes, then compete with other teams with scores ...
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Coming off a poor 2016 season, Menard really needed a good finish in the Daytona 500 to get his season off on the right foot. That's exactly what he did Sunday afternoon at DIS.
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Rain postponed the running of the Clash from Saturday night until Sunday morning. It would be the Joe Gibbs Racing show for most of the 75-lap event, but the Penske Racing duo of Logano and Brad Keselowski would push their way forward with 3 laps to ...
Ironically, the bill he referred to was introduced, in part, to help inoculate the fantasy sport industry against claims that it is nothing but a different form of gambling and should be outlawed.
Though Regula is still searching for that elusive first championship, his club, Philanthropic Fantasy Sports, has contributed hundreds of dollars to winning causes, such as the Penn State Student Red Cross Club, Doctors without Borders and several Penn ...
#After a study committee met in 2016, the Fantasy Contest Act regulates fantasy contests, namely fantasy sports leagues, under the Mississippi Gaming Commission's purview.
LINCOLN - Opponents in the gambling debate lined up on both sides of a bill Monday that would regulate the fantasy sports industry in Nebraska.
The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo, Ralph Caputo and John Burzichelli, wouldn't regulate small-scale season-long fantasy sports. The bill calls for the Division of Consumer of Affairs to issue permits to fantasy sports ...
We started bickering about the time he spends on fantasy sports leagues and our sound engineer, comedian Louis Bishop, started laughing and said THAT needed to be the podcast.
The daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry has been teetering on the blurry line that divides legality and illegality for some time.
Live updates from the online poker and daily fantasy sports hearing in the Washington State Senate Commerce, Labor & Sports Committee.
This week a Florida State Senator introduced proposed revisions to the State's gaming laws intended to, among other things, regulate fantasy sports within the State of Florida. The bill proposes enacting the Fantasy Contest Amusement Act, intended to ...
In attempts to lessen the uncertainty that still surrounds the legality of fantasy sports, Maryland and Florida introduced measures to clarify the rules of the road for the likes of DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. Maryland's regulations, adopted by ...
Daily fantasy sports is a subject that many states in the US have been looking in to over the past year. For 2017, the state of Florida will be the latest to consider daily fantasy sports legislation after a bill was introduced by State Representative ...
This person will be responsible for managing the daily operations of a large website with a loyal following of readers, and ideally is an obsessive fantasy sports fan. The perfect candidate can express her or his thoughts about fantasy sports in a ...
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, right, pushes off Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Kevin Minter during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles.
Ballard Partners will continue its representation of daily fantasy sports (DFS) companies into 2017, according to lobbying registration records reviewed Monday.
(AP Photo/Mike McCarn). Carolina Panthers' Greg Olsen (88) reaches out to injured San Diego Chargers' Melvin Gordon (28) in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C.
A bill introduced to the Illinois House of Representatives, designed to criminalize fantasy sports, has been assigned to the Executive Committee for further review and analysis.
(AP Photo/Michael Perez). Philadelphia Eagles' Ryan Mathews (24) scores a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in Philadelphia.
(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, NOV. 13 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2016 file photo, Washington Redskins running back Rob Kelley (32) runs with the ball during an NFL Football game between Cincinnati Bengals and ...
But when companies like FanDuel and DraftKings developed highly popular daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, where people with shorter attention spans could try to make some money in a single day, the games took on more of a gambling aspect, and ...
Connecticut's legislature considered a bill last year that would have legalized fantasy sports contests by exempting them from the definition of gambling and requiring operators of the games to provide certain consumer protections.
Legislation this year to regulate paid fantasy sports included language that requires operators to "make a reasonable effort" to withhold delinquent child support from a player's winnings.
The digital gaming boom has led to the expansion of the industry far beyond its traditional ecosystem of developers, publishers and operators, and inculcates a host of players from adjoining verticals such as media firms, investment firms, event ...
While the Sixers Innovation Lab wasn't supposed to be up and running at the Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex in Camden until March, the lab's newly ...
In terms of Legal Notice 271 of 2016, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has exempted fantasy sports games operators from the requirement to obtain a license.


 

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