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  • britdevine

    • 2014 StarStreet MLB Playboy Mansion Finalist

    Just wanted to point out the major player for DFS Bill in NY had an update today, seems very positive

  • glennantz

    I don’t want to sound like I am beating a dead horse but, this is why you should vote. People say they don’t vote because “my vote don’t count” or “what difference does it make” or any other excuse. If you don’t vote, don’t complain. In todays political climate, it is even more important that ever.
    That’s all.

  • db730

    RotoGrinders Media Director

    • 2016 DraftKings FFWC Finalist

    • 2016 DraftKings FBBWC Finalist

    Congrats everyone!! Governor has 10 days to sign the bill and from my understanding any DFS site operating pre-shutdown can be open for business immediately while they await licensure.

    He was involved in creating this bill so it would be shocking for that process to take all that long.

  • Papas1175

    Yeah buddy so pumped !!!!

  • FrancisBooth

    DK just sent an email to us new yorkers. We will be able to play there soon.

  • Slim6801

    Draftkings email

    To our fans:

    Daily fantasy bill passes in New York! We wanted you to be the first to know that the state of New York has enacted legislation that provides a sensible framework for regulating our games. We hope Governor Cuomo signs the bill quickly making it law, after which we will work to resume operations as quickly as possible.

    This is a victory for the people of New York and daily fantasy sports fans like you. New York is one of the greatest sports towns in the world, and we are thrilled to be able to once again connect you with your favorite athletes and teams. With this bill, the game you love has become even better – with fairness and transparency at the core of all DraftKings contests. We will update you soon about the regulations and protections that were passed and how you can play. Thank you for your tireless support and the many emails and calls you made to bring this about.

    So start thinking about your picks and planning draft day with your friends – we’ll be reaching out soon with more details on timing. Football season will be here before you know it, and we’re so happy New Yorkers will be a part of it!

    Many thanks,

    Jason Robins, Matt Kalish, and Paul Liberman
    Co-founders, DraftKings

  • BSTEINHAUSE

    @pinballmick said...

    Ruth , Mantle , Berra , Mattingly, Jeter

    Costanza

  • deactivated60279

    I’d like to welcome back all of you fish from New York aka the city of guppies!

  • JL003

    • x3

      2016 DraftKings FFWC Finalist

    • 2016 DraftKings FBBWC Finalist

    This is such great news thank you everyone who called and emailed!!

  • kaetorade

    • 2013 DraftStreet DSBBC Finalist

    Finally, some great news. ‘Grats New Yorkers!

  • Gopackgo30

    So happy for the state of New York!! Wow, unbelievably exciting!! Hopefully it’s a downhill battle from here for DFS!

  • rysportguy

    Fanduel email just got sent out and said “We hope to be fully operational in New York in time for football season”. It isn’t actually going to take nearly that long to get us back to playing will it?!

  • Slim6801

    @rysportguy said...

    Fanduel email just got sent out and said “We hope to be fully operational in New York in time for football season”. It isn’t actually going to take nearly that long to get us back to playing will it?!

    Yea I was just reading that email and had the same question

  • Bglife1216

    I can’t wait like a kid on Christmas morning I want to my presents now

  • ballabal

    @glennantz said...

    I don’t want to sound like I am beating a dead horse but, this is why you should vote. People say they don’t vote because “my vote don’t count” or “what difference does it make” or any other excuse. If you don’t vote, don’t complain. In todays political climate, it is even more important that ever.
    That’s all.

    I agree with you and this is important for DFS and everything else.

  • ballabal

    I am glad the DFS bill passed in NY. I have been wanting to see my state rep and senator about this in Texas. I wanted to wait for more states to legalize DFS. It gives us more “ammunition” for this cause.

  • toxx6878

    Football season?? Sounds like its exactly what we thought it was. Give us NCAA and the MLB season and we’ll let u resume business in time for NFL

  • sharksfansd

    Awesome news to wake up to here on the west coast. Congrats New Yorkers!

    And in the hate to go there, but I will category: I will save this article for any future posters who continue to say it is only the Dems who are against fantasy sports. http://www.politico.com/states/new-york/albany/story/2016/06/bill-regulate-daily-fantasy-sports-passes-senate-andrew-cuomo-103025

    Good day!

  • Cal

    RG CoFounder & Admin

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    • x4

      2015 DraftKings FFWC Finalist

    Thanks to everyone who called, emailed, Tweeted your reps. The grassroots really made a difference in this one.

    Monumental win for DFS. Woohoo!

  • DC_Coughlin

    The senators who voted no are George Amedore, David Carlucci, Adriano Espaillat, Hugh Farley, Rich Funke, Brad Hoylman, Jeff Klein, Krueger, Ken LaValle, Betty Little, Carl Marcellino, Kathy Marchione, Roxanne Persaud, James Sanders, Diane Savino, Daniel Squadron and Stewart-Cousins, the Democratic leader.

  • Chuky

    This is just the beginning. I urge people in states with the casinos you better do the same thing we did in New York by emailing and calling your legislators. Don’t just be at ease and say see New York legalized it. Look at the length the casinos have gone to try and kill this bill. They are very bitter, so the war has just begun. California, Texas, Illinois, etc. please do the same! Don’t get complacent!!

  • Olhausen

    Congrats New York! This awesome news, long live dfs!

  • roosevelt

    I got the email from DraftKings this morning!!!!! So happy!!!

  • Slim6801

    Statement on Daily Fantasy Sports legislation: pic.twitter.com/SNGNUjtDXL— Eric Schneiderman (@AGSchneiderman) June 18, 2016

  • PJGuin23

    DFS Tax Guru

    @sharksfansd said...

    Awesome news to wake up to here on the west coast. Congrats New Yorkers!

    And in the hate to go there, but I will category: I will save this article for any future posters who continue to say it is only the Dems who are against fantasy sports. http://www.politico.com/states/new-york/albany/story/2016/06/bill-regulate-daily-fantasy-sports-passes-senate-andrew-cuomo-103025

    Good day!

    Yep. This.

    DFS has to be the most non partisan issue of the past 5 years. Some Dems feel they need to protect vulnerable people. Some Reps think it’s immoral. Some of both have the casinos in their pockets.

  • MRCOOKONUTS

    So New York’s DFS regulations are different than other states.How will DK and FD have a level playing field in their contests?

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