Arbitration Clauses Not 'Magic,' Draft Kings Users Say

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 2:17 PM EST) -- “Arbitration” is not a magic word for making multidistrict fraud claims vanish, a group of customers of daily fantasy sports platforms DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. argued to a Massachusetts federal court Monday.

Responding to the companies' November motions to compel arbitration, the consumers argued that the existence of an arbitration clause in DraftKings' and FanDuel's website terms of use cannot be used to duck the issues of whether the terms as a whole are a valid contract and if the arbitration clause itself is enforceable. ...
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