Daily Fantasy Sports Legal
Legal News About Daily Fantasy Sports
A look into one of the largest Daily Fantasy Sports sites, DraftKings, by the Massachusetts Attorney General may at first seem like a scary thing. That is until we learn that DraftKings itself helped to initiate the process.
(Associated Press) - Think wagering $20 to win $1 million by picking a winning combination of NFL players for a fantasy team this Sunday is gambling? The league says it isn't.
So do fast-growing daily fantasy sports companies like DraftKings and FanDuel that offer the games and advertise with the long gambling-adverse pro football organization.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday on a number of topics, including daily fantasy sports and the role gambling may play in the National Football League (NFL).
In particular, Goodell referenced a number of sponsorship deals between individual NFL franchises (and other professional sports teams) with daily fantasy companies the likes of DraftKings and FanDuel.
From the Canadian Press: