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Texas lawmaker introduces fantasy sports legislation

3rd February 2017 7:36 am GMT

Texas Representative Richard Peña Raymond has introduced a bill to regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS) by classifying the contests as games of skill.

House Bill 1457 describes DFS as a "bona fide contest for the determination of the skill of the participant in assembling a fictional team of sports athletes".

The legislation has been introduced a year after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton moved to drive fantasy sports operators out of the state by classing the contests as a [...]

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