Another State Says Daily Fantasy Sports Are Illegal
Draftkings and Fanduel have been dealt another setback as Illinois' attorney general says the games are classified as gambling and should be illegal.By Grant Suneson | December 23, 2015
Daily fantasy sports sites like Draftkings and Fanduel are in legal trouble yet again, as another state has declared the games illegal. (Video via Draftkings)
Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan wrote in an opinion that playing daily fantasy sports would "constitute illegal gambling under Illinois law."
As the two major players in daily fantasy, Draftkings and Fanduel have been adamant they should be qualified as games of skill and therefore allowed. But states are beginning to see it differently.