senate Bill S6305

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Gives the New York state gaming commission jurisdiction over fantasy sports gaming

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S6305 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8554
Current Committee:
Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง101, RWB L

S6305 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Gives the New York state gaming commission jurisdiction over fantasy sports gaming.

S6305 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6305 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6305

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to giving the New York state gaming  commission  jurisdiction
  over fantasy sports gaming

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 101  of  the  racing,  pari-mutuel
wagering and breeding law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 60
of the laws of 2012, is amended and a new subdivision 7 is added to read
as follows:
  5.  "Gaming  activity" shall mean the conduct of any form of legalized
gaming, including, but not limited to, Class III gaming under the Indian
Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C. S 2701 et seq.,  pari-mutuel  wagering,
both on-track and off-track, FANTASY SPORTS GAMING, bingo and charitable
games of chance and the state lottery for education.
  7.  "FANTASY  SPORTS  GAMING"  SHALL MEAN ANY GAMING CONDUCTED OVER AN
INTERNET WEBSITE IN WHICH GAME WINNINGS ARE PAID TO  PARTICIPANTS  BASED
ON  THE  OUTCOMES  OF GAMES PLAYED BY VIRTUAL TEAMS OF REAL PLAYERS OF A
PROFESSIONAL SPORT, WHERE SUCH TEAMS ARE ASSEMBLED BY SUCH  PARTICIPANTS
AND  THE OUTCOMES OF GAMES ARE DETERMINED BY THE STATISTICAL PERFORMANCE
OF SUCH REAL PLAYERS IN ACTUAL GAMES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13077-03-5

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