Daily fantasy sports competitors ready for business in New York

Shelby TaussigUncategorized

Just in time for football, five competitors have temporary permits, others are in line.

By Rick Karlin

September 7, 2016


With the NFL season kicking off Thursday, New Yorkers for the first time will be able to legally play fantasy sports games online, with five companies receiving temporary licenses since the business was made legal in August.

At the same time, a national anti-gambling organization is preparing to launch a lawsuit against the state’s approval of fantasy sports. “We are going to announce litigation soon,” said Les Bernal of Stop Predatory Gambling, which recently announced it was looking for plaintiffs to take part in such an action.


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