Fantasy Contests Act; created, civil penalty. (HB751)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fantasy Contests Act; civil penalty. Creates the Fantasy Contests Act (the Act), which applies to fantasy contests offered in Virginia. The bill defines "fantasy contest," provides that fantasy contests do not constitute illegal gambling, and sets forth the conditions for conducting such contests. The bill includes a civil penalty for violation of the Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101422D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #3
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/04/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB751)
02/16/2016Left in General Laws