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Fantasy sports lobbies up, hires former deputy Labor Secretary for self-regulation

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As fantasy-sports operators face scrutiny and increased calls for regulation, the industry is turning to a former member of the Obama administration to help prove to outsiders it can self-monitor. Seth Harris, who was deputy U.S. Labor Secretary and was acting department head for more than a year, has been retained by the Fantasy Sports Control Agency to lead an independent regulation board. The newly created agency will work under the auspices of the Fantasy Sports Trade Organization, with the…

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