Md. Comptroller Eyeing Up Big Changes For Daily Fantasy Sports
July 27, 2016
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A crackdown on Internet gambling. Maryland’s comptroller is eyeing up big changes for daily fantasy sports. The multi-million dollar business has rapidly been growing, with thousands of people across the state playing.
Between DraftKings and FanDuel, daily fantasy sports have a firm hold on Maryland. The sport is a new phenomenon, allowing players to draft an imaginary team and compete against others for money on a daily basis.
“I think people are in it for the quick rush,” said Jerry Wixted.
Now the state’s comptroller Peter Franchot is stepping in to regulate.