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The Source: The Future Of Daily Fantasy Sports In Texas

The Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says that daily fantasy sports - played on websites like FanDuel or DraftKings - is gambling and therefore illegal in the state.  His opinions are not legally binding and therefore major daily fantasy outlets continue to operate in Texas and are calling the AG's interpretation of law wrongheaded.

What does it mean for daily fantasy sports in Texas, and what will mean for the next legislative session?


  • Rob Walters, partner at Gibson and Dunn  representing DraftKings
  • Peggy Fikac, Columnist and Austin Bureau Chief for the San Antonio Express-News
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive