Suddenlink Scores Sports Net Deals

Suddenlink Communications has inked carriage agreements with Fantasy Sports Network and Fight Network, the company said Monday. The Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.-owned networks will be available to 1.5 million Suddenlink subscribers across Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and other markets. Both channels will be available in high-definition (HD) on Suddenlink’s Sports Plus Tier, according to network officials.

FanDuel Opens in Glasgow with Major Job Plans

FanDuel has declared ambitious plans to employ 200 software specialists in Glasgow as it announced it is to open its first office in the city. The move comes as the company looks to double its workforce in Scotland this year.

Like the Real Game, Fantasy Sports Now Worth Billions

Fantasy sports were once just a fun way for diehard fans to express their love of the game. Now they are a multibillion-dollar business driving how pro leagues operate and the way big games are broadcast. Announces Beta Release: DFS games featuring “Race The Ace”, a new Daily Fantasy Sports offering with an immersive user experience, all-new game type and fully responsive design across platforms, announced the release of its Beta product onTuesday, June 30, 2015.

FanDuel Announces Exclusive Partnerships with 13 NBA Franchises

FanDuel today announced exclusive multiyear partnerships with13National Basketball Association franchises, including the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic and Utah Jazz.

Fantasy Sports Participation, Per-Player Spending Continues to Rise

The FSTA-Ipsos study also showed a sharp rise in consumer spending on fantasy sports, as the average per-player spend on fantasy leagues and products was $465 a year, more than quadruple the $95 per player in ’12.

Fantasy Sports Participation Grows Dramatically; Hits New Milestone, Reaching Nearly 57 Million in U.S. and Canada

Fantasy Sports Participation Grows Dramatically; Hits New Milestone, Reaching Nearly 57 Million in U.S. and Canada – Fantasy sports participation in the United States and Canada has reached the 56.8-million mark according to new research conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA). This mark easily tops the highest number of players recorded in the six years the study has been conducted, decimating the participation numbers from last year.

1 More Day to NYC: What to Watch For

The 2015 FSTA Summer Conference kicks off June 22 with the New Member Orientation, Elevator Pitch Enrollment, and Expert Fantasy Football Draft. The agenda is jam-packed with great sessions that you won’t want to miss.

2 Days to NYC: Five Things to Bring to the 2015 FSTA Summer Conference

Heading to New York City this weekend for the 2015 Fantasy Sports Trade Association Summer Conference? Even if you’re looking to pack light, here are five things you can bring to this year’s conference that will ensure a successful two days in the Big Apple and will help drive you and your company to a more successful 2015 in the fantasy sports industry:

3 Days to NYC: Vinfotech on the Value of Service Provider Companies at the Summer Conference

User-Interface engineering design company, Vinfotech is a great example of the diverse talent that makes up the membership of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. They are at the forefront of delivering mobile solutions for fantasy sports businesses, Vinfotech CEO, Akshay Jain talks about how service companies can play an active role in the growth of the