Nevada says no to daily fantasy sports but leaves questions about paid season-long games

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Nevada has already decided daily fantasy sports contests are gambling and that people can’t put their dollars down on DraftKings and FanDuel until those sites obtain a license in the state.

But state gambling regulators haven’t been as clear about paid season-long fantasy games offered by such longtime operators as CBS Sports and Yahoo Sports, which make a profit and pay cash prizes to winners of fantasy games that run the length of a season.

While Yahoo has pulled out of Nevada out of caution their paid season-long games might run afoul of state opinion, others continue to offer a chance for players to win by putting together a lineup of players and charting their results, much like the daily game.