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 […]

Press Release: Steve Cohen Elected to Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK | June 6, 2017 – The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) announced Tuesday that Steve Cohen has been elected to the Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame for his contributions to the fantasy sports industry over the past three decades. Cohen is currently Senior Vice President at SiriusXM, overseeing all of […]

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 […]

Member Spotlight: Meet Derrick Morton

Say hello to Derrick Morton, this month’s Member Spotlight volunteer! Derrick has a passion for fantasy sports, particularly fantasy football. Learn more about him and his involvement in the industry: Name: Derrick Morton Title: CEO Company: FlowPlay Location: Seattle, WA Tell us about yourself and your organization! FlowPlay is a free-to-play games and technology company […]

Member Spotlight: Meet Tom Waters

Say hello to Tom Waters, this month’s Member Spotlight volunteer! Tom has a passion for fantasy sports, particularly fantasy football. Learn more about him and his involvement in the industry: Name: Tom Waters Title: Managing Partner Company: Autography LLC Location: St.Petersburg, FL Tell us about yourself and your organization! I’m a co-founder of Autography along […]

Member Spotlight: Meet John Whiston

Say hello to John Whiston, this month’s Member Spotlight volunteer! Learn more about him and his involvement in the industry: Name: John Whiston Title: Partner Company: DFS Accounting Services, LLC Location: Chicago, IL Tell us about yourself and your organization! DFS Accounting Services, LLC is a registered and licensed CPA firm with the Illinois Department […]

Member Spotlight: Meet Shane Barnard

Say hello to Shane Barnard, this month’s Member Spotlight volunteer! Shane has a passion for fantasy sports, particularly fantasy football and increasingly hockey. Learn more about him and his involvement in the industry: Name: Shane Barnard Title: Vice President Company: FanVice Location: Alabama Tell us about yourself and your organization! I decided to pursue a […]

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 […]