Mass. AG Review May Spell Trouble For Daily Fantasy Sports
Law360, New York (September 21, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT) -- Daniel Wallach
Last week, news broke that Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is "reviewing" the legality of so-called "daily" fantasy sports games ("DFS"), such as those offered by industry titans DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. This raises troubling concerns for the DFS industry because of Healey's well-known opposition to gambling expansion (a hot-button issue in Massachusetts).
During her recent campaign (she was elected in 2014), Healey said that she would be "proactive" in "combat[ing]" the challenges posed by expanded gambling and would hold the gaming industry "accountable." She also testified before the state's gaming commission (which she oversees) on her...
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