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Is Fan duel Lobbying against Gambling Protections for the Vulnerable?

Documents obtained through a freedom of information request have exposed attempts by one of the United States’ largest online gambling operators to weaken rules aimed at protecting young and vulnerable individuals and addressing problem gambling.

FanDuel, owned by the Dublin-based gambling giant Flutter Entertainment, allegedly lobbied against a proposed ban on specific words and phrases that could attract potential problem gamblers to their platforms.

Problem-Gambling Advocates Slam “Industry Hypocrisy”

New York, the nation’s largest gambling market with over $2.1 billion wagered last month, has become a battleground for operators seeking dominance in the lucrative industry since the legalization surge following the US Supreme Court’s 2018 decision.