Next month, for the first time, New Hampshire residents can “legally” draft players for fantasy football leagues. Recently, Gov. Chris Sununu signed a law legalizing all fantasy sports games in the state.
An estimated 200,000 people in the state participate in some form of fantasy gaming each year. But technically, in New Hampshire, it hasn’t been clear whether the gaming companies were operating legally.
Under the new law, the state will now regulate these games but it won’t make any money off them. The law establishes that fantasy sports will not be taxed in New Hampshire. Charlie McIntyre heads the state lottery commission and says that’s a good thing. | More…