Sports Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2016

Law360, New York (December 24, 2015, 8:38 PM EST) -- With states now eyeing the daily fantasy sports industry and the federal government batting around measures that could alter the sports media programming landscape, attorneys in the field may find 2016 an exercise in both stamina and thinking on their feet.

Here are the key issues that sports attorneys should watch in 2016.

State Measures on Daily Fantasy Sports

The daily fantasy sports industry exploded in 2015, led by DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. and the addition of big new players such as Internet giant Yahoo Inc. The companies picked up millions of dollars from sports leagues, teams, networks, private equity...

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