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Ind. SC rules for FanDuel, DraftKings in lawsuit by college athletes seeking money

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – The Indiana Supreme Court has answered a question submitted to it by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in a case between fantasy sports operators and the use of personalities of former collegiate athletes.

DraftKings, FanDuel to each pay $1.3 million to Massachusetts after unfair practices allegations

By Mark Iandolo | Sep 11, 2017

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Sept. 7 that DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. will pay roughly $2.6 million after allegations of unfair and deceptive practices.

FTC, District of Columbia seek to block FanDuel-Draft Kings merger

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 29, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced June 19 that his office has joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of California in opposing DraftKings Inc.’s merger with FanDuel Limited.

Delaware to enforce ban on paid online fantasy sports

By Mark Iandolo | Jul 14, 2016

DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) — The Delaware Department of Justice has notified DraftKings Inc., FanDuel Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. that state law disallows their respective online fantasy sports activities. The department asked the organizations to add Delaware to their lists of states in which players are not legally permitted to win monetary prizes.

FanDuel, DraftKings to stop offering paid daily fantasy sports contests in Idaho

By Mark Iandolo | May 9, 2016

BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced that executives at FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc., two companies offering paid daily fantasy sports contests, agreed to stop providing those contests to consumers in Idaho.

Alabama attorney general deems daily fantasy sports sites illegal

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 9, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange released a statement announcing that sports betting sites are illegal according to state la

Class actions filed against daily fantasy sports websites consolidated

By Jessica Karmasek | Feb 25, 2016

Earlier this month, six members of the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation selected the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to handle the lawsuits against DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc.

DraftKings, FanDuel allegedly engage in illegal gambling

By Sharon Spungen | Nov 19, 2015

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – An Orange County man has brought a class action lawsuit against multiple fantasy sports organizations for their allegedly deceptive and unfair practices and violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act by working in concert to allow their employees to participate with each other's gambling enterprises and in violation of Title 18 of United States Code Section 1962(c).

Online fantasy sports betting firm sued over 'bonus' promotion

By Shaun Zinck | Apr 27, 2015

An online sports betting company is being sued over allegations it didn't give customers “bonus credit” it promised.

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