As 2016 winds down its the perfect time to not only reflect on the past years positives and prosperity but also to look ahead as we prepare for what is on the horizon for 2017. 2016 was an amazing year for daily fantasy sports (DFS) as fans witnessed new games and sports being introduce, improved perks and promotions along with the biggest prize pools and contests the industry has ever seen. Regardless of which daily fantasy sports (DFS) game you play like Major League Baseball (MLB), Mixed Martial Arts (UFC), Racing (NASCAR), Professional Golf Association (PGA), Soccer (Liga, MLS, EPL, LMX), Canadian League Football (CFL) eSports (LOL), National Football Association (NFL) or the National Basketball Association (NBA) the beauty is that its a year round hobby with endless amounts of excitement to look forward to. In 2016 the daily fantasy sports (DFS) community, industry, playing environment and legal landscape all become stronger which is a sure sign for big things to come in 2017. Lets take a look at some of the recent daily fantasy sports (DFS) announcements to get an idea for what we should be expecting from the new year in 2017.
Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) December 2016 News Update #3 – FantasyDraft Introduces Beginner Contests
One of the hottest trends in 2016 was the introduction of beginner contests to make the daily fantasy sports (DFS) playing environment more player friendly and this is one idea that has really taken off with the community. A concept supported by players across the board beginner contests are an ideal way for new players to get a feel for daily fantasy sports while at the same time having a fun and enjoyable free of predatory professionals. The even better news is that now FantasyDraft has decided to join the crowd and they now to offer beginner contests giving even more options to those thinking about giving daily fantasy sports (DFS) a go in 2017. Hoping to give daily fantasy sports (DFS) a try next year? Sign up for our FantasyDraft bonus and jump into some games that are fit for the new player skill level.
Just when you think things can not get any better for daily fantasy sports (DFS) they do as Pete Rose. Mr. “Charlie Hustle” joins forces with fanDaction.com to bring us the latest and greatest in fantasy sports. Featuring new additions to the hobby like fantasy horse matchups as well as first half and second half fantasy wagers this is one platform everyone will certainly want to check out in the new year. FanDaction is a privately held company founded in April 2014 and based out of Michigan and currently holds the full trust of its player base. If you are looking for a new and exciting daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform to try out in the new year just signup for our fanDaction bonus today!
Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) December 2016 News Update #1 – FanDuel and DraftKings Talk Merger
In what certainly has to be the biggest news of the entire daily fantasy sports (DFS) year it is now being rumored that DraftKings and FanDuel will be attempting to merge into a single entity that would become the biggest powerhouse the industry has ever seen. While no details have been finalized this is a major announcement that will have the entire community glued to see what will happen. While it should even bigger and better things for the players and only time will tell if this is ultimately a good decision or not. Reports are stating that the original owners will stay on as employees so this should be well for the future prospects of the combined companies. Do you think the two biggest daily fantasy sports (DFS) juggernauts, DraftKings and FanDuel, would be a good thing or a bad thing for the playing environment as a whole?
What are you most looking forward to for the 2017 daily fantasy sports (DFS) year?