(CBS) — The fantasy sports industry will be the focus of new legislation to be unveiled at a news conference at the Thompson Center on Tuesday afternoon.

Illinois Democratic State Rep. Mike Zalewski of Riverside is co-sponsor of the legislation.

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He tells WBBM the measure would be the first-of-its-kind set of regulations to govern the play of daily fantasy sports.

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“This is unique in that it establishes the best practices for an emerging industry,” Zalewski says.

The legislation comes as websites like FanDuel and DraftKings, which offer pay-to-play fantasy sports contests with cash payouts, soar in popularity and gain scrutiny.

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Zalewski says he and state Sen. Kwame Raoul, D-Chicago, want to “make sure everyone has a good time and offer consumer protection for players.”