A Colorado attorney is taking on the world of fantasy sports in a first-of-its-kind lawsuit that raises a controversial question: Are these pretend sports just another form of gambling?

That’s what Charles E. Humphrey Jr. claims in a lawsuit that alleges that media including the ESPN cable network, CBS and The Sporting News are getting away with illegal gambling by hosting pay-to-play fantasy leagues, complete with big cash prizes and wide-screen TVs.

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