Lawmaker eyes bill protecting daily fantasy sports in Texas

Shelby TaussigUncategorized

By Matt Wiggins

September 9, 2016


AUSTIN – Thursday marked the first game of the NFL season, and for millions of Americans, that means fantasy football.

As beer joints across Texas become draft central, fantasy football fans are once again dreaming of championships — and in some cases, big bucks. For the fantasy team owner whose office pool isn’t enough, daily fantasy sports companies like DraftKings and FanDuel offer the chance to win daily cash prizes.

The question is: Does it amount to gambling?

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