DraftKings Will Keep Daily Fantasy Games Going In New York

DraftKings said in a letter to players of its daily fantasy games that it planned to keep offering its services to New York residents while waiting for a legal fight with the state's attorney general. "You should know that the Attorney General assured the Court that he has not taken and will not take action against DraftKings or its business partners which would prevent us from continuing to operate in New York before the hearing on November 25th," the letter read. "To be clear: Your right to play DFS in New York will remain unchanged unless a New York court decides otherwise." Rival FanDuel, which is based in New York, stopped allowing New York residents to enter into contests on Tuesday, after a request for a temporary restraining order was denied Monday afternoon. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent cease-and-desist letters to the two companies last week, claiming their daily fantasy contests constituted illegal gambling.

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