What’s the Difference Between Fantasy Sports and Illegal Gambling?

“They’re completely different. That’s why companies like mine, BetBomb.com, and Fan Duel and Draft Kings feel confident in what we’re doing,” Drowlette said, adding that those companies are estimating approximately $3 billion in revenue this year.

Fox Business reporter Adam Shapiro and BetBomb.com CEO Todd Drowlette joined Trish Regan on “The Intelligence Report” to discuss.

Shapiro explained that Congress made online gambling illegal with the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, but there’s a loophole in the law that specifically permits fantasy sports gaming.

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. The carve-out is very specific in the law. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) is now calling for a congressional hearing into the legality of fantasy sports websites, despite the fact that the law states that there are differences between gambling and fantasy sports gaming.

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Drowlette explained that the act of picking individual players makes fantasy sports a game of skill, whereas sports betting is predicated on chance.

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Amelia Woodward

Amelia Woodward

Hopefully you will now be less likely to fall for a system that doesn't work. There are systems that can and will bring you rewards but it is imperative that you know what you are buying first.
Amelia Woodward

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