How New York promotes gambling

The Hypocritical Legal Campaign Against Daily Fantasy Sports

This has been the year when daily fantasy sports went mainstream. Ads from the two biggest daily fantasy sites, Draft Kings and Fan Duel, were inescapable on sports broadcasts all summer and fall, and the number of Americans playing these games skyrocketed. But on Friday morning, New York Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez appeared to put a major crimp in both sites’ business models, ruling that daily fantasy sports are a form of gambling and granting a request by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for an injunction barring Draft Kings and Fan Duel from doing business in New York. ….[READ]

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