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Daily fantasy sports law unconstitutional, lawsuit claims

Oct 06, 2016 - Newsday (New York)

ALBANY - An anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit seeking to declare daily fantasy sports games unconstitutional in New York.

The group, Stop Predatory Gambling, contended that daily fantasy sports clearly are a form of gambling not authorized by the state constitution and that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislators illegally bypassed the constitution when enacting a DFS law earlier this year.

Further, the game said that lawmakers have "misrepresented" the games - in which fans can w...