The "insider trading" accusation levelled at daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators FanDuel and DraftKings has prompted a player to file a lawsuit accusing the companies of committing fraud by failing to disclose that employees were privy to insider information.

The suit, filed in the US District Court of Southern New York, has been brought by Kentucky resident Adam Johnson, who is seeking unspecified damages on behalf of himself and other players.

The two sites are accused of breaches of the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, the New York Deceptive Acts and Practices Law, Violation of the New York False Advertising Law, as well civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment.

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