Bloomberg Law
Jan. 24, 2020, 12:44 AM

DraftKings Fantasy Player Sues MLB, Teams Over Sign Scandal

Brian Flood
Brian Flood
Legal Reporter

A DraftKings fantasy baseball contestant filed a would-be class action in a Manhattan federal court against Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, the Houston Astros, and the Boston Red Sox over the unfolding sign stealing scandal.

Kristopher Olson seeks “to recover damages for defendants’ wrongful promotion of fantasy baseball wagering competitions that they caused to be, and knew or should have known were, corrupt and dishonest.”

Following media reports, an MLB investigation concluded that during the 2017 and 2018 seasons, the Astros illegally used a camera system to steal signs. A player or staff member wold convey the upcoming pitch ...

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