Chris Christie does not want to talk about DraftKings, FanDuel

Thursday October 29th, 2015

Wednesday night saw the latest installment of the Republican primary presidential debates, with the candidates gathering to discuss the most pressing issues in the United States today, and also DraftKings and FanDuel.

Fantasy football fan Jeb Bush was asked whether the popular daily fantasy sites should be treated as gambling and Bush responded by shouting out Rob Gronkowski and Ryan Tannehill for leading his team to a 7-0 record, before adding that states should regulate the sites, according to FOX Sports.

New Jersey governor Chris Christie then stepped in and let it be known he did not think fantasy football was worth the candidates’ time.

Christie’s friend and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a shareholder in DraftKings, and recently defended the daily fantasy sites, saying they increased fan participation in the sport.

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