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. […]

PRESS RELEASE: RotoGrinders Expands into Sports Betting & Online Poker with Creation of RG Network

  The fantasy sports rankings authority sets its sights on regulated gambling verticals with the acquisitions of PocketFives.com and the creation of SharpSide.com NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — RotoGrinders, the central community for Daily Fantasy Sports, today announced the creation of RG Network, which aims to establish player rankings systems in all online […]

PRESS RELEASE: Scout Gaming Client StarPick Reached 1 Million Registered

StarPick ltd Reached 1 Million Registered Users Just 5 Months After Launch Scout Gaming is pleased to announce that our first ever Indian client, Starpick ltd, has reached 1 million registered users. The achievement was reached in less than 5 months after launch. Having initially operated tournaments exclusively for Starpick players only, the Indian DFS […]

PRESS RELEASE: FantasyAlarm.com Announces LeagueSync Line of Products

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2018 Contact: Rick Wolf (914) 224-5993 – rick@fullmoonws.com FantasyAlarm.com Announces LeagueSync Line of Products Customizable Tools with Alerts for Seasonal Fantasy Football Leagues   Long Beach, CA (August 3, 2018) – FA Media LLC, a burgeoning sports media company and the owners of the fantasy sports company Fantasy Alarm, […]

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@thefsga.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 […]