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Fantasy Football Startup RotoChatter Offers $1 Million Fantasy Football Contest

Coming off of their 2nd place showing in the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Elevator Pitch Competition in Las Vegas, RotoChatter is set to take its platform to the next level in the growing fantasy football landscape. This fall, RotoChatter will offer participants the chance to win $1 Million in their $1,000,000 Fantasy Picks Challenge. Dallas, TX-based SCA Promotions is providing the promotional risk coverage for the $1,000,000 grand prize.

FSTA Highlights Record Fantasy Sports Growth at Summer Conference

The recently held FSTA Summer Conference sponsored by Optimal Payments not only broke attendance records for the event – with over 250 attendees representing 130-plus companies – it also gave the association an opportunity to break some news of its own via the announcement of new participation figures as well as a series of guidelines that are designed to safeguard the integrity of the industry.

A Welcome New Trend: Fantasy-Friendly Stadiums

Contrary to popular belief, fantasy sports players do have a life that extends beyond the confines of their basements. And, yes, it goes even further than the well-worn path to the kitchen. We do get out occasionally. Sometimes we go all the way across the country … and meet up with other fantasy sports fanatics. […]

Fantasy Sports Services Growth Projections are ‘Explosive’

The dramatic growth of the fantasy sports industry in the last decade is no surprise, and industry researchers already have declared it among the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. Mobile devices will be among the reason why growth in fantasy sports will continue is strong growth through 2018.

Rob Phythian Elected to Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association announced Friday that Rob Phythian has been elected to the Fantasy Sports Hall of Fame.
Phythian is CEO of SportsData, LLC, a sports content provider he co-founded that powers fantasy applications with stats, editorial content and images.

18 Days to Vegas: Get the most out of your Winter Conference

If you’re heading to your first Fantasy Sports Trade Association Winter Conference on Jan. 15-16 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, or if you’re a veteran FSTA attendee, there’s always something new to learn at each event.

FSTA Industry Awards Finalists Named

The votes have been tallied and the Fantasy Sports Trade Association is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2013 Industry Awards.

Fantasy Sports: Not Just Play Money

Americans may be getting busier every year, but longer working hours and decreased leisure time are not expected to slow down the booming Fantasy Sports Services industry.

Living the Fantasy Football Life

Most fantasies are designed to be an escape from reality. But in professional football, there’s no escape from fantasy. Even if you’re not among the more than 25 million Americans who select players and compare statistics for love or money, fantasy football is affecting the way you watch the sport.