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Daily fantasy sports illegal, state attorney general says

  • PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY CHRISTINA CHUN AND MARTHA HERNANDEZ

    Daily fantasy sports has become a multibillion-dollar industry, dominated by FanDuel and DraftKings.

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin issued a formal advisory opinion Wednesday stating that daily fantasy sports contests, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, are illegal under Hawaii gambling laws, and his office is considering pursuing criminal or civil enforcement actions against companies operating the websites. Read more

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