Fantasy Sports Startup SportsLock Secures $5 Million

June 8, 2015

It only took fantasy sports startup SportsLock two months from initial release of its mobile application to closing on a $5 million Series A round of financing. The Series A round officially closed in early May, but has not been announced until today.

Partnering with Fantasy Alarm

May 28, 2015

Things are moving fast at Fantasy Alarm. Adapt or die is our motto. Brand new membership product focused on daily fantasy sports. Traffic increasing at a higher rate than we anticipated. Producing more content than any other fantasy sports site for the big three sports. Developing real-time tools that use new statistics to give fantasy players an edge.

FanDuel Hires the Majority of Zynga’s Recently Discarded Sports Division

May 22, 2015

Nearly all of the 40-plus employees who spent the past year working on sports games at Zynga have found a new team — fantasy sports company FanDuel.

Yahoo: Daily Fantasy Sports The $1 Billion Call Option

April 22, 2015

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 Pricing

April 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 Announces the Launch of its New Pay-to-Play Fantasy Soccer Platform

April 7, 2015

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 Announces Launch of New Product with Projections for Daily Fantasy Sports

March 3, 2015

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.

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.

Superlobby Shakes Up Daily Fantasy Sports Industry

February 17, 2015 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 Launching New Web Platform, Upgraded News Feed

January 15, 2015

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.