Every Year, the World’s Best Fantasy Football Players Gather in Vegas for a Shot at $300,000 and Their Game’s Championship Belt

October 5, 2015

The Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC) Main Event—the world’s most lucrative public, full-season fantasy league is set in Las Vegas Ceasar’s Palace this year. All those here today—and hundreds more who will draft here tomorrow, or online—are chasing the same dream the vacationers two floors down are grasping at when they feed their bills into … Continue reading Every Year, the World’s Best Fantasy Football Players Gather in Vegas for a Shot at $300,000 and Their Game’s Championship Belt


California Bill Looks To Licensce and Regulate DFS

September 14, 2015

A bill introduced in California looks to require licensing and regulation for daily fantasy sports. The bill is technically not an introduction – rather, it’s a complete overhaul of an existing bill that was introduced in February 2015.


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.