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Daily fantasy sports firms have agreed to a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Companies like FanDuel and DraftKings agreed to stop operating in New York through September 2016. Currently, both parties are facing further litigation. “I’ve won or profited about eight to ten grand,” Matt Dunbar, a 21-year-old daily fantasy sports player said. “Once you have a bankroll, it’s really easy to play on these sites. It’s a game of skill and not a game of chance.” A new poll shows that 66 percent of New Yorkers agree that sites like FanDuel and its rival DraftKings are gambling sites and are therefore illegal in New York. DraftKings said it would continue to work with state lawmakers to enact legislation to ensure the games are deemed legal. “No company or individual no matter how powerful or well-financed is above the law,” Schneiderman said in a press release on…