June 2016

New Product Features: Experienced Player Indicators & Beginner Contests

Today, we announced that we will be introducing two new features over the next 48 hours: Beginner Contests, which are optimized contests for new users, and Experienced Player Indicators, which are badges that will identify more seasoned users. The Experienced Player… Continue Reading →

(PRESS RELEASE) Fantasy Sports Bill Passes the New York Legislature

NEW YORK, NY – June 17, 2016 – Today, a fantasy sports law overwhelmingly passed the New York State Senate and Assembly with votes of 45-17 and 91-22, respectively. The legislation clarifies New York state laws to affirm the legality… Continue Reading →

Colorado Legislature Passes Fantasy Sport Bill

On Friday, Governor John Hickenlooper signed a positive fantasy sports bill into law. Please find FanDuel’s statement regarding the bill below: “The bill is in line with the state’s best governing traditions: smart regulation to protect consumers, but with a light-touch… Continue Reading →

A Note From Our CEO, Nigel Eccles

Hello, I wanted to take a moment to update you about the critical test our company and our community face this week. The New York State Legislature is considering a bill to affirm the legality of online fantasy sports. If… Continue Reading →

New Limits Introduced on Public H2H Contest Entries

This week, as part of our ongoing efforts to ensure a level playing field for all users, we introduced limits on public Head to Head contests with entry fees of $25 or under ($1, $2, $5, $10, and $25). The limits… Continue Reading →

New York Fantasy Sports Legislation – Statement from CEO Nigel Eccles

Yesterday, a fantasy sports bill in New York passed a key Senate Committee and our CEO Nigel Eccles released the following statement: “We’ve been working around the clock with lawmakers in our home state of New York to introduce a… Continue Reading →