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Redskins Player Sues FanDuel

Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon has sued fantasy sports site FanDuel for allegedly misappropriating his likeness in its service. as well as its ads.

"In the operation and sale of online daily fantasy football gaming products, Defendant FanDuel knowingly and improperly exploits the popularity and accomplishments of current Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon, along with all the other National Football League ("NFL") players at offensive skilled positions," Garcon alleges in court papers.

Ars Technica says the lawsuit "poses the esoteric question of whether it's even possible to lawfully wager on somebody's performance without somehow violating their right of publicity."

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