FSTA ’17 Startup Pitch Competition Winners Launch Their First Fantasy Football Game

  1UP Mobile, the makers of Draft Rivals: Fantasy Basketball and Baseball, launched their first fantasy football game last week, in time for the 2017-18 NFL season. Draft Rivals has been featured by Apple as “New Apps We Love” and has accumulated over 170,000 downloads since December. The team has high expectations for their first […]

Good Morning Football Digs Up 1988 NFL Films Feature on Fantasy Football

  The cast of NFL Network’s Good Morning Football have come up with some remarkably hilarious things since their August 2016 start, from GoldenEye to the Oscars to Star Wars, but their latest very funny thing is actually just airing an old NFL Films feature. As part of their weekly History Science Theater segment, Peter […]

Press Release: RotoGrinders Acquires Fantasy Insiders

    (August 22, 2017) – RotoGrinders.com, the world’s leading daily fantasy sports website and content provider announced today their acquisition of Fantasy Insiders, a Nashville-based daily fantasy sports content website. The purchase of Fantasy Insiders further enhances RotoGrinders’ footprint in the fantasy sports market. The daily fantasy content currently being published on Fantasy Insiders […]

2017 Elevator Pitch Presenters Featured in the New York Times

Each summer, during the FSTA Summer Conference our association holds the Elevator Pitch competition. Up and coming fantasy sports businesses present pitches to the attendees which then vote on their favorite who is awarded the Elevator Pitch Award. Back in June, Eric Nelson of FANschool was one of those participants. His idea is to use […]

Press Release: Jim Bowden to Co-Host The Fantasy Alarm Show for Fantasy Football

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SiriusXM Fantasy Football Show Brings on Former Cincinnatti Reds and Washington Nationals GM LONG BEACH, CA (July 20, 2017) – FA Media LLC, owners of the flagship fantasy sports company Fantasy Alarm, announced today that former Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals GM Jim Bowden has agreed to co-host The Fantasy Alarm Show […]

Press Release: Fantasy Sports Now a $7 Billion Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK – Fantasy sports is a $7.22 billion industry, according to new research conducted by Ipsos Marketing for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) and unveiled June 20 at the 2017 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City. Additionally, the study revealed that there are 59.3 million fantasy sports players in […]

2017 FSTA Board of Directors Election Results

FSTA is excited to announce the addition of Paul Charchian, Jay Correia, Nando Di Fino, Howard Kamen, Jeremy Levine, Peter Schoenke, Stacie Stern, and Adam Wexler to its Board of Directors. To fill these open slots, FTSTA solicited nominations and opened elections up to members. Click HERE to view the results from the elections as […]

Fantasy Boom Under Rodger Goodell’s Reign Has Jolted NFL Landscape

Whole New Game: How fantasy football’s explosion during Roger Goodell’s 10 years as commissioner has changed way we cover, follow and consume NFL   The line between fantasy and reality has blurred the NFL universe, prompting an eruption that has taken the sport to new levels. The fantasy boom under Roger Goodell’s 10-year stewardship has […]

Fantasy Sports Fans Field A Touchdown With Data Search Engine

Fantasy sports fans may claim a touchdown at the news of a niche search engine that provides stats and analysis to make it easier for players to create winning starting teams. The data-geek founders call the search engine Spearch. The site, which aims to speed up the process of analyzing players and customize data, launched […]

Inside Edge Hits a Home Run at the FSTA Conference

New York, N.Y. – June 16, 2016 – Inside Edge, a leader in providing rich sports data, real-time and predictive analytics, innovative tools and compelling content to multiple market segments worldwide, earned the Elevator Pitch Award at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association’s recent Summer Conference. Inside Edge Inside Edge Hits a Home Run at the […]