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Yahoo’s Planned Entry Into Daily Fantasy Sports Market Is Good News; Helps To Stop Oligopoly Pricing

Yahoo’s planned entry into the daily fantasy sports marketplace is good news for consumers in that it restores a third major player to the market. Daily fantasy sports participants have not seen true competition for market share since July 2014 when DraftKings, the market’s second largest player, acquired DraftStreet, the market’s then No. 3 player.

FantasyGol Announces the Launch of its New Pay-to-Play Fantasy Soccer Platform

FantasyGol today announced the launch of its new pay-to-play fantasy soccer (fútbol) platform that allows individuals to enter real money fantasy soccer contests to compete against each other in a daily fantasy sports format.

Editorial: Grant Fantasy Sports Legal Status

The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee has under its consideration a bill that would define fantasy sports contests as activities based on skill rather than pure luck and make them legal in Kansas. The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission now considers fantasy sports leagues illegal if they involve a buy-in fee and award cash […]

Meet the New FSTA Board Members

Each year, we bid farewell to board members who have completed their terms, and we welcome new directors who will lead FSTA through the coming years. To fill these open slots, we solicited nominations and opened elections up to members. The results from the elections are in and FSTA welcomes the following new directors

STATS Announces Launch of New Product with Projections for Daily Fantasy Sports

STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company, announced today a new product aimed at one of the fastest-growing segments of the industry-daily fantasy sports. Starting with baseball and expanding into other sports later this year, STATS is introducing a robust package of daily fantasy tools to its media clients, including projections for every player that will enable value plays, optimal lineups and player rankings.

Fantasy Players Pump Up NFL Combine Appeal

As many as 12 million viewers will tune into the NFL combine at some point to watch draft prospects do nothing more exciting than run sprints and lift weights. Other than coaches, general managers and scouts, who makes time in the middle of the day to devote to projecting a kid’s future? The answer won’t surprise anybody with a fantasy football team. For them, the combine has become must-see TV.

Superlobby Shakes Up Daily Fantasy Sports Industry

Dailyfantasylobby.com opened its doors this week to the world of Daily Fantasy Sports. Superlobby enables users of Fan Duel and Draft Kings to go to one place to compare and contrast every detail of Daily Fantasy Sports Contests.

2015 FSTA Winter Conference Recap

The fantasy sports industry is riding a wave of growth, and industry experts at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association’s 2015 Winter Conference on Jan. 15 and 16 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas see a tsunami coming.

2015 Winter Conference is here, and Draft Day has arrived

OK. Mike Trout goes first. But who follows, and in what order? The 2015 Fantasy Sports Trade Association Winter Conference kicks off on Thursday, January 15 at 4 p.m. PST at the Bellagio in Las Vegas with the 2015 Experts League Fantasy Baseball Draft. The Draft will be broadcast live on Sirius XM radio.

Fantasy Alarm Launching New Web Platform, Upgraded News Feed

Fantasy Alarm announced February 15 the launch of a new web platform today, featuring refreshed branding and an improved user experience, optimized for any device.