Tag Archives: AG Maura Healey
- FanDuel CEO dodges questions re payment processor demands to exit New York
November 11, 2015
At least one major online payment processing firm has decided it will no longer handle transactions for daily fantasy sports firms operating in New York. As first reported by Chris Grove (@OPReport), online payment services firm Vantiv has sent an email to DFS operators requiring them to “immediately stop accepting...
- House speaker wants ‘fair share’ of fantasy sports revenue for Massachusetts
October 12, 2015
Daily fantasy sports’ recent debacle with controversy is showing no signs of letting up. Now, more lawmakers—who were caught off guard with the sites’ expensive ad blitz—are weighing in on the issue. Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo recently said the state should get its “fair share” of wagering revenue from...
- Massachusetts Attorney General not pursuing criminal case against DraftKings
October 8, 2015
Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings CEO Jason Robins (pictured) got a rare piece of good news on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Attorney General said she wasn’t pursuing criminal inquiries against the company. Attorney General Maura Healey made waves last month when she announced she was “reviewing’ the legal status of...
- Key lawmaker in Mass. gambling still waiting for DraftKings to call
October 2, 2015
Any company whose legality is being questioned will jump at every opportunity to voice their cause to all ears that are willing to listen, especially that of important players in the legislative. Apparently, that has yet to be the case with DraftKings. Rep. Joe Wagner, a key lawmaker on gambling...
- Shadow falls on fantasy sports: Massachusetts AG ‘reviewing’ DraftKings
September 22, 2015
The explosive popularity of fantasy sports has certainly caught the eye of many political bigwigs. This time, it’s Massachusetts Attorney-General Maura Healey who has initiated a review on the legality of daily fantasy sports site DraftKings. “The point is this: This is a new industry. It’s something that we’re reviewing,...
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