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DraftKings to Offer WNBA as a Daily Fantasy Game
NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA daily fantasy players will have more options after DraftKings added the league to its offerings on Friday.
DraftKings has had a sponsorship deal with Madison Square Garden for the past few years. It's been the marquee name on the New York Liberty's jersey since 20…
Fantasy Sports Companies Fold as Legislative Battle Resumes
 
BOSTON (AP) — The daily fantasy sports industry has sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies such as FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year.
More than two-thirds of companies that existed this time last year have shuttere…
Congress Putting Daily Fantasy Sports Games Under Scrutiny
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.
Lawmakers at a House hearing Wednesday are exploring whether safeg…
DraftKings Covers Tab for Rival That Abruptly Closed
BOSTON (AP) — DraftKings is picking up the tab for a rival daily fantasy sports company that left customers and charities hanging after abruptly shutting down.
The Boston-based company says FantasyHub players that transfer their accounts to DraftKings will have access to their full balance for …
Fantasy Sports Companies Defend Embattled Industry
BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.
The industry's top two companies have taken recent hits to their businesses, including this week's disclosure that ESPN and DraftKings ended an exclusive advertising deal and …
Oregon Man Files Lawsuit Against Fantasy Sports Sites
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against two daily fantasy sports sites, claiming the businesses are operating illegal online sports betting.
The Oregonian reports that Polk County resident Brandon Peck filed the suit in federal court in Portland Monday.…
DraftKings and FanDuel Get Partial Court Victory
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare legal win for DraftKings and FanDuel. An appeals court in New York says the daily fantasy sports sites can continue operating in the state while they appeal a judge's order that they halt play. The decision by the appeals court in Manhattan comes a month after one o…
Legal Issues Over Fantasy Sports Sites
LAS VEGAS (AP) — There has been a lot of scrutiny given lately to daily fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel. But what about the fantasy sports sites online that last an entire season — like those operated by CBS Sports and Yahoo Sports...

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