Meet Watson: Your New Fantasy Football Guru

August 27, 2015

Fantasy football season kicks off next month, and IBM Watson wants to help you manage your team. The supercomputer will lend its brains to Edge Up, a new app that will study data, stats and expert analysis for the players on your bench. Edge Up will scour the Web for player information through social media … Continue reading Meet Watson: Your New Fantasy Football Guru


The Legal Side of Fantasy Sports

August 17, 2015
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College Football is Hot in Exploding Daily Fantasy Sports Market

August 4, 2015

What could make an Ohio State fan happier than an Ezekiel Elliott touchdown? Only an Elliott TD scored for that fan’s daily fantasy team, of course. Stewart Mandel FOX Sports August 4, 2015 On the final play of the 2014 BCS Championship Game, Auburn, down 34-31 to Florida State, attempted a desperate series of laterals. … Continue reading College Football is Hot in Exploding Daily Fantasy Sports Market


On NFL.com, Friends Don’t Small Talk – Friends Talk Fantasy

July 27, 2015

Giants WRs Odell Beckham Jr. & Victor Cruz, Steelers WR Antonio Brown and Packers RB Eddie Lacy & WR Randall Cobb Star in Fantasy Ads NFL.com Fantasy Football Delivers Best Mobile Draft & Game Day Experience with Fantasy Video Highlights, Free Live Scoring & More ‘NFL Fantasy LIVE’ Airs on NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Mobile … Continue reading On NFL.com, Friends Don’t Small Talk – Friends Talk Fantasy


Like the Real Game, Fantasy Sports Now Worth Billions

June 30, 2015

Fantasy sports were once just a fun way for diehard fans to express their love of the game. Now they are a multibillion-dollar business driving how pro leagues operate and the way big games are broadcast.


Fantasy Sports Participation, Per-Player Spending Continues to Rise

June 25, 2015

The FSTA-Ipsos study also showed a sharp rise in consumer spending on fantasy sports, as the average per-player spend on fantasy leagues and products was $465 a year, more than quadruple the $95 per player in ’12.


Fantasy Sports Participation Grows Dramatically; Hits New Milestone, Reaching Nearly 57 Million in U.S. and Canada

June 23, 2015

Fantasy Sports Participation Grows Dramatically; Hits New Milestone, Reaching Nearly 57 Million in U.S. and Canada – Fantasy sports participation in the United States and Canada has reached the 56.8-million mark according to new research conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA). This mark easily tops the highest number of players recorded in the six years the study has been conducted, decimating the participation numbers from last year.


70% of Louisiana Residents Support Legalizing Fantasy Sports

May 21, 2015

A large majority of Louisianians (70 percent) support the full legalization of fantasy sports in the state, according to a poll conducted by international research firm Ipsos for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.


Editorial: Grant Fantasy Sports Legal Status

March 12, 2015

The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee has under its consideration a bill that would define fantasy sports contests as activities based on skill rather than pure luck and make them legal in Kansas. The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission now considers fantasy sports leagues illegal if they involve a buy-in fee and award cash … Continue reading Editorial: Grant Fantasy Sports Legal Status


Fantasy Players Pump Up NFL Combine Appeal

February 21, 2015

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.