“FanDuel has taken the liberty to engage in these actions without my consent and without proper licensing rights,” Garcon said in a statement. “As a result of these activities, FanDuel daily fantasy contests have shown increasing revenues leading to large profits.”
A class action lawsuit filed by attorneys for Redskins WR Pierre Garon (on behalf of all NFL players) vs FanDuel. pic.twitter.com/mUVXLANGve
Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) October 30, 2015
There has been an ongoing debate about whether fantasy sports websites like FanDuel constitute as gambling, which has historically been outlawed in professional sports. Fantasy betting has been called a skill, but analyzing stats and betting money on uncertain outcomes, sounds a lot like gambling.
Except major regulations in the sports fantasy world following this ‘suit.