Fantasy Sports: The Rapidly Developing Legal Framework

Law360, September 2015

4 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2015

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David Klein

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

Jonathan Turco

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

Joshua Wueller

Newsday Media Group

Date Written: September 20, 2015

Abstract

As the burgeoning fantasy sports industry continues to grow at an exponential rate, so too do the regulatory efforts of federal and state governments. While some jurisdictions have welcomed fantasy sports contests with open arms, others have implemented regulations aimed at restricting the industry. This article provides a brief overview of the federal and state regulatory landscape affecting operators in the fantasy sports space.

Keywords: fantasy sports, regulation, UIGEA, Wire Act

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K14, K20, K30, L82, L83

Suggested Citation

Klein, David and Turco, Jonathan and Wueller, Joshua, Fantasy Sports: The Rapidly Developing Legal Framework (September 20, 2015). Law360, September 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2698916

David Klein

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP ( email )

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Jonathan Turco

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP ( email )

450 Seventh Avenue
40th Floor
New York, NY 10123
United States

Joshua Wueller (Contact Author)

Newsday Media Group

United States

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