The Mississippi House reviewed two gambling bills on Thursday with only one earning the vote to move forward. The state has seen a daily fantasy sports bill move on to the Senate while a bill involving a state lottery has failed to pass muster. According to the Mississippi Business Journal,...
The Seminole tribe of Florida has made clear its objections to two pending gambling bills in the state, saying that they fear that SB 8 and PCB TGC 17-01 were in possible violation of US federal laws.  SB 8 was approved by a Florida Senate committee last week, while...
In the United States, Mississippi has become the twelfth state to legalize daily fantasy sports after Republican governor Phil Bryant signed legislation into law on Monday authorizing the online games. Known as House Bill 967, the legislation allows the Mississippi Gaming Commission to issue three-year daily fantasy sports licenses to...
After last month saw Mississippi become the twelfth American state to legalize daily fantasy sports, legislators in Illinois are reportedly set to be given the chance to follow suit once they return from their Easter holidays later this month. According to a report from The State Journal-Register newspaper, Michael Zalewski,...
Online gambling and sportsbetting giant Paddy Power Betfair is set to enter the daily fantasy sports market in the United States after agreeing a deal that will see it spend up to $48 million in order to acquire early-stage operator Draft. Paddy Power Betfair explained that the deal will see...
In Congress on Thursday, a draft of comprehensive legislation that would allow states to legalize online gambling was unveiled by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. ESPN reports that the aim of the legislation entitled, the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act or GAME Act, is to repeal the Professional and...
The world’s largest democracy has embarked on a course to relax draconian gambling legislation by signaling a willingness to consider and clarify betting laws for India’s population of over a billion people. The most fundamental driver of market growth is the relaxation of government regulation and when it may...
In Massachusetts, a special state commission studying the possibility of legalizing online gambling met last week and could soon reportedly recommend an all-inclusive approach to the industry in the future. According to a report from the local The Sun newspaper citing a story from the Statehouse News Service, the Special...
The boss for Indian skill-based online games operator Head InfoTech India Private Limited has reportedly invested some $38,800 in WCFN Solutions Private Limited, which is the firm responsible for the daily fantasy sports portal at Fan Fight. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief, Head InfoTech India Private Limited...
The fate of two of the largest daily fantasy sports sites lies in limbo as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decides if a merger will create an unfair market. In the U.S., Fan Duel and Draft Kings dominate the daily fantasy market. The two companies remain separate at this point, and...