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Daily Fantasy Sports: Chance Or Skill?, Danielle Bergner Apr 2017

Daily Fantasy Sports: Chance Or Skill?, Danielle Bergner

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Online daily fantasy sports is a billion dollar industry that has caused controversy for the last few years with states debating its legal status. As of today, under the current United States federal laws and regulations, betting money on daily fantasy sports online is considered legal. However, several states have decided to ban these games within their borders believing they are based on chance and should be considered gambling which they have ruled to be illegal online. Each state has the right to make their own rules of what they consider gambling even if the federal government has allowed it ...