Franchot to Convene Media Briefing in Baltimore on Proposed Daily Fantasy Sports Regulations

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

WHAT:           Comptroller Franchot will convene a media briefing by professional staff this morning to discuss proposed regulations of Daily Fantasy Sports activities in the state.

Under legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2012, Maryland law grants regulatory authority over fantasy sports to the Comptroller, whose objective is to ensure taxes are being properly collected, consumers are better protected, and participants are competing on a more even playing field.

WHEN:           Today, July 14, 2016 

                        10:30 a.m.

WHERE:        State Center

                        301 W. Preston Street

Room 311

Baltimore, MD 21201

CONTACT:    Alan Brody, 410-260-6346 (office) 443-924-1473 (cell)