In early October, DraftKings and FanDuel banned their employees from playing daily fantasy on competitors’s sites. These new policies came in the midst of a torrent of negative publicity, after DraftKings employee Ethan Haskell accidentally leaked company lineup data on the same weekend that he won $350,000 on FanDuel. DraftKings maintains Haskell didn’t abuse any internal information, but the incident raised uncomfortable questions about which employees had access to proprietary information, and what they were doing with it.
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