Chris Krafcik on Muck Rack

Chris Krafcik

San Francisco Bay Area
Research Director, North America — Gambling Compliance
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Research Director at GamblingCompliance. Council Member at Gerson Lehrman Group. Tweets and opinions mine. RTs not endorsements.

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@CKrafcik — 3,055 followers, 4,268 tweets

I'm a little rusty on the #DFS legal landscape, but I think (?) that if the Mass. DFS bill is enacted as drafted, Mass. would become the second state, behind Nevada, to take a regulate-as-gambling approach to DFS.
With the Mass. #DFS law set to expire, Mass. pols are considering a bill (S2273) that would define DFS as " ... a game ... that allows a person ... to (i) risk something of value, (ii) on the outcome of an event, (iii) with an opportunity to win a prize."  http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-legislature-takes-bill-tax-regulate-fantasy-sports 
The WV casino regulator told @reporternickg that it expects WV Senate Bill 415 (#sportsbetting) to clear the WV Senate without further amendments. The bill would allow WV casinos to operate land-based and online sports betting. Story (p/w):  http://bit.ly/2ClV1B1 
.@OPRupdate reports that the California #iPoker bill AB1677 is indeed toast and will not be reintroduced this session (story:  http://bit.ly/2GcS0Fr ). In related news, California lawmakers seen hugging, high-fiving each other.
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