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DraftKings raises $153 million from new investors

In advance of this week’s start of the next instalment of the National Football League (NFL), daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has secured $153 million in new funding from a number of investors. According to a report from the multinational...

Texas Representative considers filing DFS measure

The state of Texas may soon be the next in the US to create regulations in regards to the daily fantasy sports industry. Representative Richard Pena Raymond stated late last week that he plans on filing a bill that...

Atlantis Gaming Corporation cites 2009 NIGC opinion in order to launch DFS site

On October 17th, the Atlantis Gaming Corporation sent out a press release announcing they were preparing a new online gaming network that included daily fantasy sports. In the release, it stated that the network had been approved by two...

Daily fantasy sports giants have discussed potential merger

Daily fantasy sports contest provider DraftKings Incorporated has reportedly held periodic merger talks with one of its largest competitors over the past 18 months although no deal is imminent. According to a report from the Bloomberg news service, Jason Robins,...

Playtech premieres Virtual Tennis game

Online gaming software innovator Playtech has released what it has dubbed “the industry’s most graphically advanced leading virtual sports product” with its Virtual Tennis game. Due to be made available via online, retail and mobile channels, the three-dimensional Virtual Tennis...

Congressman announces intention to introduce new federal gambling legislation

A senior member of the United States House Of Representatives has announced that he intends to introduce comprehensive legislation next year that will update a trio of federal gambling laws including the 24-year-old partial prohibition on sportsbetting. According to a...

DFS betting regulations proposed by Maryland comptroller

Across the United States, legislators are taking a look at daily fantasy sports betting. While some states are ruling the activity as an illegal one, others are putting regulations in place to be able to take advantage of the...

New York daily fantasy sports bill signed by Governor Cuomo

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that legalizes the daily fantasy sports industry within the state of New York. Such operators as DraftKings and FanDuel can now offer their services in New York without fear...

Pittsburgh airport “very interested” in video slot legislation

In Pennsylvania, the boss for Pittsburgh International Airport has stated that she is “very interested” in proposed legislation that would legalize online gambling and permit the eastern state’s airports and off-track betting establishments to offer video slots. According to a...

NBA Commissioner with 30 years on the seat now supports regulated sports betting

In keeping with his assertion last September that legal sports betting in the U.S. is “inevitable,” former NBA Commissioner David Stern plans to speak at a gambling conference in Las Vegas next week in a show of support for...

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Texas Representative considers filing DFS measure

The state of Texas may soon be the next in the US to create regulations in regards to the daily fantasy sports industry. Representative...

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