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New York Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman was one of the first to declare daily fantasy sports to be a violation of state gambling laws. Since that time, New York has been on the forefront of the battle for companies like DraftKings and FanDuel, who were forced to cease operations in the state, to prove that […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports Companies Cease New York Operations, Lobby For Legality

Both of the largest daily fantasy sports operators, DraftKings and FanDuel, stopped taking bets in the state of New York on Monday as part of an agreement with the attorney general’s office, reports the New York Times. That agreement states that both companies will abide by the pending decision of an appellate court on the […]

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Ehalt: Racing ‘More Vulnerable Than Casinos If Daily Fantasy Sports Become More Rampant’

Daily fantasy sports companies like DraftKings and FanDuel have been high up on New York legislators’ radar for several months now as the debate in the state intensifies, says Bob Ehalt on Thoroughbred Racing Commentary. Last week, New York Supreme Court justice Manuel Mendez issued an injunction against the companies in a move supported by Attorney […]

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New York: Injunction Briefly Halts Daily Fantasy Sports

In the latest update on the New York daily fantasy sports saga, DraftKings and FanDuel were barred from operation in the state early Friday morning. Supreme Court Justice Manuel J. Menez granted the injunction filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, reasoning that “the balancing of the equities are in favor of the NYAG (New York […]

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Attorney General Drops Case Against Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

From Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (“TRF”) is pleased to announce that today the New York Attorney General has discontinued its long-pending case against the TRF. The complaint was dismissed “with prejudice”, meaning that the allegations of the complaint can never be asserted against the TRF again. The TRF has agreed to the […]

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TRF submits court filing calling for NY attorney general to drop lawsuit

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation submitted a court filing on Monday calling for the New York attorney general to drop his lawsuit against the group, reports the Daily Racing Form. On May 3, the New York attorney general, Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against TRF alleging the group had too many horses in its herd and […]

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TRF issues statement in its defense

On May 3, an article in the New York Times reported that the state attorney general for New York, Eric T. Schneiderman, was filing a lawsuit against the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. According to Schneiderman, more than 100 horses died in 2010 alone while under the care of TRF and the TRF board had used money […]

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New York state attorney general sues TRF

The state attorney general of New York has filed a lawsuit against the directors of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation alleging neglect and misuse of funds meant for the horses in their care, reports the New York Times. The lawsuit claims that nearly 100 horses died in 2010 from starvation and neglect. It also asserts that […]

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