Tag: Fantasy draft website

Jim RosicaJanuary 27, 2016
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A bill to legalize and regulate fantasy sports play in Florida cleared its first Senate review panel on Wednesday. The Regulated Industries Committee OK’d the “Fantasy Contest Amusement Act” (SB 832) with only two ‘no’ votes from Sen. Gwen Margolis, a Miami Democrat, and committee chairman Rob Bradley, a Fleming Island Republican. The bill states that “fantasy […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 25, 2016
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One of the hottest issues facing lawmakers in the 2016 Legislative Session is the regulation of the daily fantasy sports industry. Moving toward that goal is HB 707: Fantasy Contests, sponsored by state Rep. Matt Gaetz, has recently move out the Business & Professions Subcommittee, its first stop in the Florida House. What the bill seeks to […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 12, 2016
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A House bill that would explicitly legalize fantasy sports play in Florida cleared its first committee on Tuesday. The House Business and Professions Subcommittee OK’d the bill (HB 707) by a 10-3 vote. Florida is among many states struggling with whether to regulate fantasy sports, and if so, how. Current Florida legislation would require fantasy operators to register […]

Phil AmmannOctober 22, 2015
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Daily fantasy operators, despite several outside investigations, continue to face serious questions about legality of industry trade practices under federal and state gambling laws. Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada of ESPN are reporting that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has called for federal regulation of fantasy operators, even though he insists the league will continue its […]


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