Tag Archives: David Boies

DraftKings and FanDuel fight New York DFS injunction

Both DraftKings and FanDuel are asking the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division – First Department to overturn a preliminary injunction which ordered the companies to cease operating in the state from December 11th 2015. In its own appeal DraftKings argued that the court, in siding with state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, “abused its discretion” and committed several errors of law when …

Read More »

UK launch makes trouble for DraftKings at home

Last week saw the long delayed launch of DraftKings in the UK, and whilst this opens up a potentially lucrative new revenue stream it may create more problems for the company and other DFS operators on home turf in the USA. The argument has been raging for some time now, are the likes of FanDuel and DraftKings truly games of skill or, as many state prosecutors …

Read More »

Hawaii prosecutor demands DFS sites stop taking bets

Following the decision last week by Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin that daily fantasy sports constitute gambling, Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro has demanded that two fantasy sports sites stop taking bets from Honolulu residents.  Alongside Utah, Hawaii is the only other US state which does not allow some form of legalised gambling. In a letter on Monday of this week …

Read More »

FanDuel and DraftKings to remain operational in New York

The ongoing investigations into the legality of daily fantasy sports hit New York recently, with a ruling stating that neither DraftKings nor FanDuel would be allowed to conduct business in the state for the foreseeable future. Despite this ruling though it has been announced that both companies will be allowed to remain operational in New York, for the time-being at …

Read More »