Yahoo’s entry into the daily fantasy sports vertical is a natural extension of its fantasy sports business, which has traditionally hosted season-long fantasy games. Judging by the growth of FanDuels and DraftKings, each valued at $1b, it is expected that Yahoo’s fantasy sports to be as equally successful as the leading players, given YHOO’s longer operating history and user base.
Yahoo’s Planned Entry Into Daily Fantasy Sports Market Is Good News; Helps To Stop Oligopoly PricingApril 21, 2015
Yahoo’s planned entry into the daily fantasy sports marketplace is good news for consumers in that it restores a third major player to the market. Daily fantasy sports participants have not seen true competition for market share since July 2014 when DraftKings, the market’s second largest player, acquired DraftStreet, the market’s then No. 3 player.
FantasyGol today announced the launch of its new pay-to-play fantasy soccer (fútbol) platform that allows individuals to enter real money fantasy soccer contests to compete against each other in a daily fantasy sports format.
STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company, announced today a new product aimed at one of the fastest-growing segments of the industry—daily fantasy sports. Starting with baseball and expanding into other sports later this year, STATS is introducing a robust package of daily fantasy tools to its media clients, including projections for every player that will enable value plays, optimal lineups and player rankings.
As many as 12 million viewers will tune into the NFL combine at some point to watch draft prospects do nothing more exciting than run sprints and lift weights. Other than coaches, general managers and scouts, who makes time in the middle of the day to devote to projecting a kid’s future? The answer won’t surprise anybody with a fantasy football team. For them, the combine has become must-see TV.
Dailyfantasylobby.com opened its doors this week to the world of Daily Fantasy Sports. Superlobby enables users of Fan Duel and Draft Kings to go to one place to compare and contrast every detail of Daily Fantasy Sports Contests.
Fantasy Alarm announced February 15 the launch of a new web platform today, featuring refreshed branding and an improved user experience, optimized for any device.
Fantasy has changed so much that traditional season-long leagues are no longer the only option. Daily fantasy sports are on a meteoric rise.
FantasyPlayerProtect.com, a fantasy gaming insurance provider, has announced a strategic partnership with Fantrax.com, a leading fantasy sports platform. Fantrax.com gamers will be the first ever to be offered insurance on their top fantasy players within the league hosting website. This partnership enhances both companies’ position within the $3.6 billion fantasy sports industry.
Coming off of their 2nd place showing in the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Elevator Pitch Competition in Las Vegas, RotoChatter is set to take its platform to the next level in the growing fantasy football landscape. This fall, RotoChatter will offer participants the chance to win $1 Million in their $1,000,000 Fantasy Picks Challenge. Dallas, TX-based SCA Promotions is providing the promotional risk coverage for the $1,000,000 grand prize.