Daily Fantasy Suits Enter MDL Quagmire

Law360, New York (February 5, 2016, 9:20 PM EST) -- With the dozens of lawsuits and class actions against daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel consolidated in Massachusetts, experts said the companies gain some relief from having to litigate in courts across the country, but the court will now have to deal with parsing out the nuances of individual state anti-gambling laws.

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Thursday decided to centralize the wave of 80 lawsuits targeting the daily fantasy sports, or DFS, industry in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, a venue supported by both DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc., choosing U.S. District...

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