NEW YORK (AP) – Four lawsuits have been filed against the two biggest daily fantasy sports websites following allegations of cheating.READ MORE: Missing 7-Year-Old Texas Girl Found Alive; Amber Alert Canceled
The cases have all been filed since last week — after it was revealed that a DraftKings employee won $350,000 playing football via rival FanDuel.
The court papers say average customers wouldn’t have paid to compete on the sites knowing they were up against insiders with special knowledge.READ MORE: Small Business Owners Excited As Visitors Return, Pack The State Fair Of Texas
The lawsuits come amid increased scrutiny by regulators of the largely unregulated industry. New York’s attorney general has asked the companies to turn over details of their investigations into the cheating allegations. Regulators in Nevada ordered the sites there shut down.
The companies have said they’re conducting internal probes and have banned their employees from playing on other sites.MORE NEWS: SMU Beats TCU 42-34 In 100th Meeting Of The Dallas-Area Rivals
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