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FSTA to rebrand to reflect new gaming focus

By Brad Allen The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) has announced plans to change its name to reflect its expanded focus on betting and gaming. The organisation will be called the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) as from April. According to the group, the name change will better enable it to “expand its mission […]

Fantasy Sports Trade Assn. Enhancing Name, Mission To Fantasy Sports & Gaming

NYSJ Sports-Entertainment Business News Service January 22, 2019: Stating that “they see a need for “an association of companies that not only offer fantasy sports, but also emerging gaming opportunities,” the Fantasy Sports Trade Assn.said it would change its name and expand its focus as the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Assn. The news, unveiled in […]

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Rebranding To Include Gambling

From Sports Business Daily By Eric Fisher The Fantasy Sports Trade Association is renaming itself to the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association, a change in both identity and organizational focus brought about by the arrival of legalized sports wagering around the country. The change, taking effect formally in April, will see the industry trade group […]

FSTA rebrands to include sports betting

The association has announced that, effective in April, it will rebrand to include legal and technological changes. US.- The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) announced on Tuesday that it is set to change its name as it is embracing the rapid legal and technological changes facing the sports industry by expanding its focus to include […]

‘Adapt or Die’: Fantasy Sports Expand Into Sports Betting

From gambling.com By Brant James TAMPA – As legal sports betting spreads following the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in May of last year, the Fantasy Sports Trade Associationon Tuesday announced it will expand its mission to include an industry that competes for nearly the same customers. DFS stakeholders get 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 […]