Texas Attorney General Declares Daily Fantasy Illegal Gambling, And The End Is Nigh

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion today that daily fantasy sports constitutes illegal gambling under Texas law. ‚ÄúIt is prohibited gambling in Texas if you bet on the performance of a participant in a sporting event and the house takes a cut,‚ÄĚ he said in a statement. ‚ÄúPaid daily ‚Äėfantasy sports‚Äô‚Ķ