Fantasy Sports Grows to 57.4 Million

Fantasy sports participation in North America has reached 57.4-million players according to new research released by the FSTA. This is the highest number of players recorded in the history of the study and a nearly 1% increase over last year’s participation boom.

FSTA to Conduct Pivotal Summer Conference in New York City

The FSTA will conduct its 2016 Summer Conference in the DFS battleground state of New York at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City.

Will Industry Regulation Curb Technological Innovation?

The fantasy sports industry has seen exponential growth in the number of participants, revenue and value in just the past couple of years.

Sportradar Provides Deep Data For eSports

Sportradar today announced the launch of new deep data coverage for eSports via its industry leading API. Sportradar’s data feed provides key data points such as stats and results for all the leading game titles and tournaments.

Where’s The Money? Investment Slows in Fantasy

After five consecutive quarters with some kind of investment, there was no activity at all in fantasy sports companies, according to data provided to VatorNews by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

Fantasy Sports Measure Poised For Vote In Illinois

An amended bill that would legalize and regulate fantasy sports in Illinois is one step closer to becoming law, despite strong opposition from other gambling stakeholders and the Illinois Gaming Board.

Will Industry Regulation Curb Technological Innovation?

Whether or not lawmakers consider fantasy sports to be gambling will determine how products are designed in the future and the technological burden placed on operators to ensure compliance with newly-enacted laws.

Could Virtual Currency-Based DFS Strike Gold?

What if a daily fantasy sports operator figured out a way to generate a strong user base, without requiring participants to pay an entry fee, and still earn a profit? Virtual currency could hold the answer.

Fantasy Sports in One Sentence

  We asked our Board of Directors, our Committees, and a few of our Hall of Famers the following question–and while a few of them had a hard time sticking to one sentence (talk about passion!) here’s what a few of themcame up with: How would you describe what fantasy sports means to you (in […]

Member Profile: Meet Kevin Vela

Say hello to Kevin, our first Member Spotlight volunteer! Kevin has a passion for fantasy sports, particularly fantasy baseball. Learn more about him and his involvement in the industry. Want to be featured in a Member Profile? We’d love that! Even better, it’s easy-just fill out our Member Profile Questionnaire. We can’t wait to hear your story!