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New York Senator aims to class fantasy sports as game of skill

17th November 2015 11:58 am GMT

A New York Senator has introduced a new bill that would exempt any form of fantasy sports game from being classed as a contest of chance, potentially ending FanDuel and DraftKings’ battle to continue to operate in the state.

Senator Michael Ranzenhofer has introduced S06092, which proposes amending subdivision 1 of Section 225.00 of the State’s Penal Law, which defines a contest of chance, to indicate that fantasy or simulated sports games, [...]

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