J. Gary Pretlow  is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 89. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992. He previously represented District 87 in the New York State Assembly from 2003 to 2013 and District 84 in the Assembly from 1993 to 2002.


"In late 2015, the Attorney General of the State of New York had some questions about the legality of certain enterprises operating in the State of New York. Basically, they were fantasy sports operations...As a result of the inquiry that the Attorney General did, we on the Racing and Wagering Committee, held a public hearing and did extensive research into the operations of fantasy sports.