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Fantasy Football: A Good Distraction at Work?

Workplace productivity will lose a few yards over the next several weeks as millions of workers manage their fantasy football teams on and off the clock. But should companies be worried? The answer is no, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

California Bill Looks To Licensce and Regulate DFS

A bill introduced in California looks to require licensing and regulation for daily fantasy sports. The bill is technically not an introduction – rather, it’s a complete overhaul of an existing bill that was introduced in February 2015.

Hulk Hogan Joins FanPicks.com

Serving as its new Brand Ambassador, FanPicks.com announces that Terry Hulk Hogan Bollea will be the fantasy sports site’s official spokesman. The mercurial WWE Hall of Fame legend and sports icon has been selected due to both his enormous popularity with fans and his love of sports.   Afrossip   Hulk Hogan Joins FanPicks.com By […]

Fantasy Alarm joins other leading fantasy sports brands as DGital Media announces major fantasy sports audio partnerships

Rick Wolf and Fantasy Alarm, along with Kay Adams, join other leading fantasy sports brands and talent as DGital Media announces major fantasy sports audio partnerships New York, NY, September 9, 2015 – DGital Media (https://www.dgitalmedia.com), the audio engagement company that partners with media brands to create, distribute, and monetize spoken word audio products, strategically […]

How The Principles Of Fantasy Sports Are Helping Kids Learn

Realizing how much he was learning about the NFL in the process of managing his fantasy team, a civics teacher is applying rhe mechanisms and tools used in fantasy sports to world events to help kids learn.

DraftKings Gets UK License & Set To Go Live Q4 2015

Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has received a UK gambling license and named former PartyPoker boss Jeffrey Haas to head its new UK operations. The company expects to launch in the UK sometime in Q4 2015.

FanDuel teams with Sportradar to bring daily fantasy players the fastest NFL scores and stats

    Minneapolis and New York – August 26, 2015 – FanDuel Inc., the largest one-day fantasy sports operator, today announced a partnership with Sportradar, the leading provider of sports data services globally, to receive the official NFL data feed to power its fantasy football competitions. In April, the NFL named Sportradar as its exclusive […]

Meet Watson: Your New Fantasy Football Guru

Fantasy football season kicks off next month, and IBM Watson wants to help you manage your team. The supercomputer will lend its brains to Edge Up, a new app that will study data, stats and expert analysis for the players on your bench. Edge Up will scour the Web for player information through social media […]

LA Dodgers Accelerator Announces Program Companies

 10 Leaders in Sports, Technology, Entertainment and Media Selected for the LA Dodgers Sports & Entertainment Accelerator with R/GA   Los Angeles, CA – August 24, 2015 – The Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA are pleased to announce the 10companies selected for the first-ever LA Dodgers Accelerator program.   The companies selected for the program include category […]

Fantasy Alarm Sports Coverage Now Available for Businesses

Fantasy Alarm, a leading fantasy sports company, announced today the creation of a business-to-business division to go along with its burgeoning fantasy sports media properties.