News 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

4 Days to NYC: The Legal Issues in Fantasy Sports

So far, 2015 has been an important year for fantasy sports from a legal and legislative aspect, and the 2015 Fantasy Sports Trade association Summer Conference will provide attendees with an update of these issues.

6 Days to NYC: Optimal Payments’ Neil Erlick on the Importance of Staying Connected via Conference

As the Platinum Sponsor for the 2015 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City, Optimal Payments takes on a highly visible role in the event. Neil Erlick, executive vice president of business development for Optimal Payments discusses why it is important to stay connected at the 2015 Summer Conference:

5 Days to NYC: Elevator Pitches, and the First FSTA ‘Shark Tank’

The most exciting two minutes in sports is the Kentucky Derby. The most exciting three minutes in fantasy sports is the Elevator Pitch, where fantasy sports entrepreneurs get to showcase their ideas in front of the attendees at the 2015 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City.