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State should challenge daily fantasy operations in court, Senate president says

State should challenge daily fantasy operations in court, Senate president says

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. called on the state attorney general Tuesday to file a legal challenge to daily fantasy sports operations, which would allow the courts to settle the murky issue of whether the games are permissible under Maryland law.

"The attorney general's going to have to file suit and take it to court," Miller said following a signing ceremony for unrelated legislation.

It was uncertain whether Attorney General Brian E. Frosh would heed Miller's suggestion.

"We can't comment on pending investigations or potential legal filings," Frosh spokeswoman Christine Tobar said Tuesday.

Miller made his comments the day...

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