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Reid Hopes for Scrutiny on Fantasy Gambling Sites

By JM Rieger and Niels Lesniewski

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has never been a fan of fantasy sports, but the Nevada Democrat really wants the people in charge to figure out how to keep tabs on the money that’s changing hands. “I hope there’s ways of controlling this money that’s obviously being bet on fake games and fake players,” said Reid. Anyone who has been watching sports lately has been inundated with advertising for companies like FanDuel and DraftKings offering one-week fantasy games with real money. Those are services that critics say amount to gambling operations. Read more.

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