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Fantasy Sports Betting Under Fire

Stephan Savoia / AP

In this Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, photo, Bear Duker, a marketing manager for strategic partnerships at DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports company, works at his computer in Boston.

Stephan Savoia / AP

Enticing ads make the fantasy football websites DraftKings and FanDuel look like good, clean, happy fun. But this week, New York's attorney general called the sites illegal gambling and ordered the country's two biggest fantasy sites to stop taking bets in the state. Longtime sports reporter Mark Kreidler talks about the popularity and fighting surrounding fantasy football. 

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