NY AG's Fantasy Sports Case Could Turn On Length Of Games

By Zachary Zagger (November 17, 2015, 11:05 PM EST) -- The New York attorney general's attack on DraftKings and FanDuel draws a line between daily and seasonlong fantasy sports, setting up a fact-specific dispute that could hinge on just how fantasy contests are defined.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman shocked the daily fantasy sports industry last week, hitting its two biggest operators with cease-and-desist letters demanding they immediately stop taking wagers from New York residents and deeming their businesses to be illegal gambling operations under state law.

The move has forced DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. into a corner where they are now fighting to defend the legality of their...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!