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New York AG Amends Lawsuit To Ask Draftkings And Fanduel For Restitution

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WUNF) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman amended
the lawsuits against daily fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel on
Thursday, and is now asking for the companies to give back all the money
they made in New York, along with paying a fine of up to $5,000 per case.

In November, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman determined that daily
fantasy sites like DraftKings and FanDuel qualify as illegal gambling and
he ordered them to stop accepting bets from residents of the State of New

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ruled that the daily fantasy
sports games are in violation of the state’s gambling laws.

Three days after Schneiderman’s lawsuit, FanDuel and DraftKings both
responded, Both of the companies filed lawsuits in order to avoid a
shutdown of their websites in New York.

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