The Biggest Issue in Sports Law 2016: Daily Fantasy Sports
In its year-end issue, LawinSport asks leadings sports lawyers in the US to share their insights on what was the biggest legal issue in US sports in 2016. Sports practice group leader Rich Brand and associate Christina Campbell shared their views on the impact of daily fantasy sports on the industry.
Rich and Christina cover how the daily fantasy sports industry “made its mark on the business of sports by churning through legal and regulatory challenges,” making headlines and financial headway into sports leagues, including the big four major professional sports leagues. Looking toward 2017, they note that fantasy sports will continue to be an issue to watch with the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel.
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