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Regular Fantasy Sports Bills Seek to Challenge State AG’s Stance on Legality

Posted by on Mar 10, 2020 in Free Pokies | Comments Off

Texas received three daily fantasy sports (DFS) bills in quick succession this week, each aimed at legalizing and creating a framework of regulation for the contests.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sparked a lawsuit as he opined that day-to-day fantasy sports had been illegal under state legislation. A triple-pronged legislative approach from Representative Richard Raymond hopes to challenge that opinion.

The state missed down regarding the DFS legislation trend that appeared in the dockets of legislatures across the country in 2016 because of the fact that its session that is legislative is, but it seems to be getting back together for lost time.

Each of the three bills is sponsored by State Representative Richard Raymond (D-Laredo). Their co-sponsors vary, as does the language of each bill, although they also chime in on many things.

The three bills address the key preoccupations of legislators across the US, from player protections and operator registration fees, to the segregation of player funds as a body of legislation. Curiously, though, one bill ignores the latter point that is somewhat crucial. Likewise, two bills would define DFS as games of skill, while one wouldn’t bother.

Representative Raymond is obviously hedging his wagers.

The Letter of the Law

Raymond said he hoped his triple-pronged approach would ‘clarify a confusing and ambiguous legislation and affirm that fantasy sports a

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