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
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
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.
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 CanadaJune 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.
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.
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
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.
Fantasy sports, is growing rapidly thanks to skyrocketing interest in fantasy sports and the growing number of broadband and mobile connections. Estimated to be a $1.4 billion market, the sector also benefits from growing advertising spending and an overall increase in sports viewership.
Fantasy has changed so much that traditional season-long leagues are no longer the only option. Daily fantasy sports are on a meteoric rise.