Civic News
Legal / Sports

Delaware is looking into the legality of fantasy sports betting

Delaware Finance Secretary Tom Cook is concerned about how legal sites like FanDuel and DraftKings are under state law.

This guy needs better friends. (Photo by Flickr user Tony Fischer, used under a Creative Commons license)

You can’t watch football anymore without getting ad-blasted by fantasy sports betting sites like FanDuel and DraftKings every five minutes. For fantasy football betters in Delaware, those ads might soon be like watching a Wawa commercial in Montana. Kind of.
Following recent regulatory moves made by Nevada to ban fantasy sports betting, Delaware is looking into the legality of sites like FanDuel and DraftKings under state law. The investigation is being led by Delaware Finance Secretary Tom Cook.
“We’ve obviously been following all of the events that have been going on surrounding this,” Cook told the News Journal. “When Nevada made the first move to shut down the sites, we felt that it was our obligation to certainly understand their reasoning behind it.”
Read the full story

Before you go...

Please consider supporting Technical.ly to keep our independent journalism strong. Unlike most business-focused media outlets, we don’t have a paywall. Instead, we count on your personal and organizational support.

Our services Preferred partners The journalism fund
Engagement

Join our growing Slack community

Join 5,000 tech professionals and entrepreneurs in our community Slack today!

Trending

‘Racist rhetoric leads to attacks’: Asian Americans and lawsuit plaintiffs take on the TikTok ban

‘A home, a sanctuary and a purpose:’ Paths to solving Wilmington’s homelessness crisis

A sneak peek at Futures First Gaming’s new downtown Wilmington location

5 lessons Delaware can learn from an unlikely ally: Birmingham

Technically Media