Joe Bryant elected to Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2022 Contact: Michael Fiez (608) 310-7547 – media@thefsga.org Joe Bryant elected to Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony to take place June 14 atFantasy Sports & Gaming Association’s Summer Conference in Detroit  MIDDLETON, Wis. – The Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association announced today the election of Joe Bryant to the […]

Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission holds public session

The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission is holding a public session tomorrow. If interested, more details are found here: https://sbg.colorado.gov/sites/sbg/files/documents/5-20-2021%20PUBLIC%20session.pdf

FSGA statement in opposition to proposed Florida fantasy sports legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2021 Contact: Michael Fiez (608) 310-7547 – media@thefsga.org FSGA statement in opposition to proposed Florida fantasy sports legislation The Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) strongly opposes the current fantasy sports legislation proposed in Florida as it will eliminate paid fantasy sports contests that millions of Floridians enjoy today. Senate […]

Champions Round secures $1M seed round to reconnect fans with sports

Los Angeles, Nov 30, 2020 (Issuewire.com) – Founded in 2018, Champions Round sits at the cross section of fan engagement, sports media, and sports betting. Co-Founder & CEO, Carter Russ commented, “Today’s fantasy sports products are not focused on communal games. They instead focus on unrealistic cash prizes that common players don’t win. We’re focused […]

Boston’s DraftKings Partners With NFL On Daily Fantasy Sports

The National Football League is making DraftKings its first “official daily fantasy partner,” moving the Boston-based company a step closer to one of the most coveted brands in the fantasy sports industry. The NFL, being both the largest professional sports league in the country and the sport that’s most popular among daily fantasy players, is […]

Rise of fantasy football played big part in league’s growth

An Oakland Raiders minority owner and two newspaper men cooked up the rules for the first version of fantasy football during a road trip in 1962. The Raiders went 1-13 that season, and the game provided a welcome distraction to the men. It took 40 more years, but once fantasy football finally emerged as a […]

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. […]