Its been an incredible year so far for daily fantasy sports and there seems to be no signs of the industry slowing down. While there has been plenty of recent controversy and legal discourse regarding daily fantasy sports the industry landscape is still as vibrant and as exciting as ever. As a niche market still in its infancy the growing pains are expected and have not detracted from the overall appeal and promise of daily fantasy sports competitions. As the consumer landscape for daily fantasy sports now more then ever before it is extremely wise if you do enjoy the games to also stay abreast on the latest DFS news. If you are like us major changes within the daily fantasy sports market are important and staying on top of the most significant stories is extremely important especially when navigating our own personal DFS choices. Lets review some of the top daily fantasy sports stories for March to get an idea of what some of the key current characteristics and topics are within the community as a whole.
Daily Fantasy Sports Key News Release #3: Draftpot Announces Player Fund Transparency
In the wake of two popular daily fantasy sports operators ceasing operations in FantasyUp and FantasyHub there has been widespread community concern about how player deposits and funds are segregated and protected. While it is now clear in the two formerly mentioned cases there were no appropriate regulations in place both the daily fantasy sports industry and other political interests are now taking an active role in making sure players money is managed and secured through fair and reasonable manners. While its been a tough break for some players who have money tied up in the failed sites this is great news overall for players. While both FantasyUp and FantasyHub are in various stages of progression to make players whole as we write this some daily fantasy sports operators are taking a proactive approach to making sure there customers are comfortable with the handling of site and player funds. One of the most vocal and open has been Draftpot which is to be commended. They are providing various proofs for those that want to request such information. The key lessons here are to make sure you trust the daily fantasy sports sites you are playing on as well as not keeping unnecessary money in accounts that you can not afford to lose. Daily fantasy sports are an amazing form of entertainment and the more industry checks and balances we have the better it will be for all of us. Remember to do your homework and only play on sites you can trust.
Daily Fantasy Sports Key News Release #2: DraftKings Launches In the United Kingdom (UK)
As mentioned daily fantasy sports has been huge in 2016 and is only getting bigger and better. As sports international appeal starts to cross over into the daily fantasy sports genre we should start seeing more international competition within the game variants and DraftKings is attempting to jump start this process by launching DraftKingsUK. While the launch is still relatively and full details of all the logistics have not been revealed the hopes are that there will be even bigger prize pools, more games running, new competitors and increased interest in various sporting types. Soccer is a largely global game so the introduction of international daily fantasy sports interests should mean a huge influx of new soccer fans. Esports are widely international in popularity so here to is another niche that might get a huge boost by opening up to foreign markets. While its not clear exactly how DraftKings will handle domestic and foreign player pools we can only hope this is a great sign for the business as a whole to grow to new heights and reach new milestones worldwide.
Daily Fantasy Sports Key News Release #1: FanPicks Creates “Ultimate Fan Pics” Contest
Who does not like a fun contest and potentially free money? We sure do so you can count us in on the new FanPicks “Ultimate Fan Pics” monthly contest. FanPicks will be giving away $100 dollars in Contest Vouchers to “The Ultimate Fan” who shows the most creativity and team spirit. The basics of the contest include creating a photo with a signature touch showing your passion for sports, DFS and FanPicks and then sharing it via social media. The pictures with over 1000 likes, shares, tweets, posts, and pins wins a $100 Contest Voucher. This is an ongoing contest and lucky winners will be announced on the 15th of every month. What are you waiting for? Grab a FanPicks account and start your road to contest victory today!
An activity enjoyed by many there is never a dull moment in daily fantasy sports. As the market grows and evolves there should always be something new and amazing on the horizon for daily fantasy sports. Be sure to stay tuned to our site as we release all the latest news and information as it relates to daily fantasy sports. Staying on top of the latest and key industry announcements is just another way to not only stay ahead of the game but also to assure you have the most positive and informed playing position possible.