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Daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel say they expect the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will close in 2017. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In New York, fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel — whose app and site are shown as they appeared in October — will now be regulated by the state's gaming commission. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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New York's attorney general's office has filed lawsuits against the two biggest daily fantasy sports companies, FanDuel and DraftKings, demanding that they stop taking bets in New York. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Skill Or Chance? Question Looms Over Fantasy Sports Industry

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San Francisco 49ers fans celebrate a touchdown with running back Carlos Hyde on Monday in Santa Clara, Calif. Tony Avelar/AP hide caption

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Pro Leagues Embrace A Big-Payout Evolution In Fantasy Sports

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Kelly Hirano, vice president of engineering, demonstrates the Yahoo Sports Daily Fantasy contest during a product launch in July in San Francisco. Yahoo has designed this experience for the mobile fantasy player and offers Daily Fantasy, Full Season Fantasy, and real-time sports news and scores as an all-in-one experience. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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For Love Or Money: Fans And Businesses Flock To Fantasy Sports

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