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Daily Fantasy Merger Won't Help Much With Legal Woes

Law360, New York (November 22, 2016, 2:00 PM EST) -- Daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel announced last week that they plan to merge, but experts say though the deal, which still must pass antitrust scrutiny, puts the beleaguered companies in a better business position, it does little to help the companies in their ongoing legal challenges.

DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. — the No. 1 and No. 2 daily fantasy sports, or DFS, companies — announced a plan to join forces Friday after months of speculation about a possible merger and just weeks after...
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Case Title

IN RE: Daily Fantasy Sports Litigation


Case Number

2677

Court

Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

Nature of Suit

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George A O'Toole, Jr

Date Filed

October 15, 2015


Case Title

In Re: DAILY FANTASY SPORTS LITIGATION


Case Number

1:16-md-02677

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

George A. OToole, Jr

Date Filed

February 4, 2016

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