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A group of New Yorkers have launched a legal challenge to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS), arguing that the game is a form of gambling.

The suit, backed by anti-gambling pressure group Stop Predatory Gambling (SPG), argues that DFS is a form of prohibited gambling and can therefore only be permitted through an amendment to the New York Constitution, a view shared by some legal experts.

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