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New York's Attorney General tells two Fantasy Sports sites to stop taking bets in the state.

FOX News' Kathleen Maloney has the details:

In a letter to DraftKings and FanDuel, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says their contests are promoted like lotteries and are games of chance not skill.

He accuses the two companies of leading a massive illegal gambling scheme... Intended to evade the law and fleece sports fans. Schneiderman describing the fantasy sports contests as being neither harmless nor victimless.

In a statement, New York based FanDeul insists its games are legal and Boston based DraftKings threatens to pursue legal options.

Kathleen Maloney, FOX News