West Virginia Rules DFS Game of Ability; No it’s Perhaps Not, Says Delaware

West Virginia Rules DFS Game of Ability; No it’s Perhaps Not, Says Delaware

Delaware AG Matthew Denn’s opinion it is DFS is just a not a game of ability. At the least, it isn’t the way we play it!

West Virginia and Delaware are two states that haven’t any plans to legalize daily dream recreations in the future, as well as for two completely different reasons. Two attorneys basic, 400 miles apart, have demonstrated two completely different opinions on the legality associated with the contests over the past few days.

On West Virginia’s AG ruled that there was no need to legalize DFS because it was prominently a game of skill and therefore perfectly legal under West Virginia law monday.

‘We read state legislation to prohibit only betting upon games decided at least predominantly by chance,’ composed Morrisey in his viewpoint. But DFS, he said ‘are determined predominantly by skill, knowledge, and athletic performance.’

A matter for the legislature whether West Virginia will now move to regulate and tax the DFS industry, as its neighbor Virginia became the first US state to do at the beginning of the year, is of course.

Delaware Pulls the Plug

In stark contrast, Delaware pulled the plug on DFS last week, with its AG, Matthew Denn, ruling, perhaps more controversially, that the contests were essentially games of chance.

‘Relying in the Delaware Constitution, as well as State and Federal case law, DOJ attorneys determined that online fantasy contests that incorporate payment for […]