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DraftKings, FanDuel Prevail Over Former College Athletes in Likeness Lawsuit - Sports and Entertainment Law News

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Posted on: Nov 29, 2018

From ESPN:

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled recently in favor of daily fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel, who were the defendants in a case brought against them by three former college athletes.

Former Northern Illinois running backs Akeem Daniels and Cameron Stingily and former Indiana wide receiver Nicholas Stoner accused the two sites of using their names -- and thousands of other athletes' names -- in their games without their permission and using them in advertising.

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