A group of New York citizens backed by the anti-gambling group Stop Predatory Gambling has filed a lawsuit against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo challenging the constitutionality of the bill that legalized daily fantasy sports in the state.  The lawsuit contends that the law violates the Constitution of the State of New York because a constitutional amendment is needed to legalize a new form of gambling.  This is the latest development in the ongoing legal battle over  daily fantasy sports in New York.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill to legalize daily fantasy sports in New York. This is the eighth state to legalize daily fantasy sports, and the seventh to do so this year.  With the start of the NFL season just around the corner, the timing of this development is especially fortuitous, as daily fantasy sports operators who had run contests in New York prior to November of 2015 may receive temporary permits to continue doing so.
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