The Attorney General of Massachusetts has proposed new consumer protection regulations for the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry as the state looks to ensure players can play safely and block minors from accessing sites, in a move that has already been welcomed by leading DFS operator FanDuel.

Attorney General Maura Healey is to file the draft regulations with the Secretary of State’s office today (November 20th), which set out far-ranging consumer protections such as prohibiting minors from playing DFS games; ensuring advertising more accurately reflects players’ chances of winning and more transparency.

The regulations also set out a number of controls already in place for gambling operators, such as ring-fencing of player deposits...

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