Crossover Between Fantasy Sports Players and Sports Wagerers at Highest Level Ever

Exclusive study also takes deep dive into participants’ brand consumption – over-indexing is off the charts – and offers first-ever look at impact of legalized sports betting in New Jersey NEW YORK – Research conducted by Ipsos for the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) reveals that the crossover between fantasy sports players and sports […]

Lawr Michaels Elected to Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame

Induction ceremony to take place June 28 at Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association’s summer conference in New York City The Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association’s Hall of Fame Committee has selected Lawr Michaels as its 2019 inductee to the Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame. Michaels, who began his fantasy sports writing career in the early 1990s […]

Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association officially launches

MADISON, Wis. – The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) has officially broadened its scope and changed its name to the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA). The move comes in response to a mandate from its membership to expand the association’s focus to include sports gaming as well as embrace the rapid legal and technological […]

FSTA HONORS THE BEST IN FANTASY SPORTS: YAHOO WINS FIVE AWARDS; CBS SPORTS AND THE FANTASY FOOTBALLERS TAKE HOME THREE EACH

TAMPA, Fla. – The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) handed out its annual industry awards during its Winter Conference Tuesday and Wednesday. Yahoo was the biggest winner, walking away with five awards, including: Fantasy Business of the Year, Best Fantasy Commissioner, Best App, Best Long Form Video and Innovator of the Year. The Fantasy Footballers […]

Fantasy Sports Trade Association expands focus to include sports gaming, changing name

Fantasy Sports Trade Association expands focus to include sports gaming, changing name TAMPA, Fla. — The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) announced today at its Winter Conference that it is embracing the rapid legal and technological changes facing the sports industry by expanding its focus to include sports gaming. The organization will also be changing […]

FSTA Celebrates Victory in Louisiana

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association applauds the voters of Louisiana for choosing to legalize paid fantasy sports contests. The top 10 parishes in population and over 90% of the state’s residents will finally be able to play all paid fantasy sports contests. The FSTA looks forward to working with the Louisiana state legislature and Gaming […]

FSTA Applauds Ruling in Indiana Supreme Court Right of Publicity Case

In May, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) filed an amicus brief in support of the fantasy sports industry in the Indiana Supreme Court case, Akeem Daniels, Cameron Stingily and Nicholas Stoner v. FanDuel, Inc., and DraftKings, Inc. The case involved the right to use player names, likenesses and statistics in online fantasy sports contests. […]

PRESS RELEASE: FSTA Statement on Passage of Permanent Massachusetts Fantasy Sports Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2018 Contact: Aaron Manogue (608) 310-7547 – media@fsta.org FSTA STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF PERMANENT MASSACHUSETTS FANTASY SPORTS LAW The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) applauds the decision of Massachusetts legislators to make the state’s 2016 fantasy sports law permanent with the passage of its 2018 budget. We’re encouraged that the […]

PRESS RELEASE: World Championship of Fantasy Football Named First-Ever “Matthew Berry Game Changer” Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2018 Contact: Aaron Manogue (608) 310-7547 – media@fsta.org MINNEAPOLIS – The World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) is the winner of the first-ever Matthew Berry Game Changer Award. The honor was announced at the 2018 Fantasy Sports Trade Association Conference at U.S. Bank Stadium. The award honors moments, businesses, and […]

PRESS RELEASE: 2018 Fantasy Sports Industry Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 Contact: Aaron Manogue (608) 310-7547 – media@fsta.org FANTASY SPORTS INDUSTRY RELEASES FIRST-EVER STUDY HIGHLIGHTING SIGNIFICANT CROSSOVER BETWEEN FANTASY SPORTS PLAYERS AND SPORTS WAGERERS Four-in-five fantasy sports players plan to participate in legalized sports wagering while continuing to play fantasy sports Fantasy sports players who bet on sports over-index in […]