Fantasy players are passionate about their game, and the day their passion reaches its peak is Draft Day. When national and local restaurant chains who already have a sports theme realized these players would gravitate toward a place where fantasy players were welcome, and that they’d probably be hungry and thirsty when they got there, a new revenue stream was born.
Fantasy sports has grown beyond the data and the statistics and the Yoo-Hoo showers to become a big industry. And it’s about to get bigger.
The growth in fantasy sports in the past few years has been driven by the rise in the daily game. Rather than one team and one season, daily games allow players to take a new team every day or every week and shape their own fortunes. The daily fantasy games already have revolutionized the fantasy sports industry, and we’ve just started to peek at what’s to come.
Can you revolutionize the fantasy sports industry in three minutes or less? You’ll get your chance at the 2015 Fantasy Sports Trade association Winter Conference Jan. 16 at the Bellagio in Las Ve
Until the 1980s when Rotisserie Baseball was born, no one had ever heard of the WHIP. Now this calculation of hits and walks per inning by a pitcher is a standard measurement not just for the fantasy player, but for all of baseball.
The mass appeal of fantasy sports is clear, as more than 41 million players in the U.S. and Canada participate in at least one fantasy league. But the demographic for the fantasy player is fundamentally a game played by white males-more than 80% of all fantasy players are men and more than 90% are white.
As 2015 begins, fantasy sports business owners have a chance to get the new year off on the right foot. Coming to the 2015 Fantasy Sports Trade Association Winter Conference Jan. 15-16 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas will put you in front of hundreds of the industry leaders.
The Bellagio in Las Vegas is one of those places in the world where fantasy becomes reality. That will never be truer than when the Fantasy Sport Trade Association lands at the Bellagio Jan. 15-16, 2015 for its annual Winter Conference. The two-day event promises the excitement of the annual FSTA Experts Draft combined with an examination of the current state of fantasy sports and where the industry is headed.
The 2014 Fantasy Sports Trade Association research data shows the continual growth of the industry and the diversity of its players. A few data points from the 2014 study presented in San Francisco.
IT’S TIME TO RECOGNIZE THE BEST IN THE FANTASY SPORTS INDUSTRY Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Fantasy Sports Trade Association Industry Awards. Rules & Eligibility Must be a member at time of nominationAND at time of winning. One category per product. Your product cannot cross over to other products already nominated in […]