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FanDuel Advertising, Sponsorship Still Visible In New York Despite Hostile Legal Climate

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 24 / 15

As FanDuel "braced for a court hearing that could determine the fate of daily fantasy sports in New York, the company demonstrated that it remained committed to advertising its website" in the state, according to Tim Casey of the N.Y. TIMES. FanDuel is the title sponsor of the Legends Classic, a col...

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