Fan Duel Taking Break From Bets

00020Daily Fantasy football betting site Fan Duel is taking a leave of absence from the web, signs are pointing to the program being fully done with New York in general.

Last week, FanDuel quit taking new deposits from players in New York. But now it says it has “temporarily” stopped doing business altogether in the Empire State, its largest market, while a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman seeking to shut down FanDuel and rival DraftKings is pending before a state court. Both FanDuel and DraftKings have likened themselves to gaming in comments to investors and use gambling terms to attract customers.

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