Thousands of Texans send letters in support of FanDuel, DraftKings

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With daily fantasy sports websites like FanDuel and DraftKings in apparent flux, thousands of Texans reportedly have sent letters to the state attorney general pleading with him to leave the industry alone.

Already, judges in New York and Illinois have stated that DFS sites are illegal gambling operations and have banned them from their respective states—an appeals court in New York overturned the order for now—and Lone Star State residents are trying to make sure that doesn’t happen in Texas.

Attorney General Ken Paxton has received more than 10,000 letters regarding DFS, and his spokesperson, via the Houston Chronicle, said the “overwhelming majority” of the correspondence supported the legality of FanDuel and DraftKings.

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