Global Fantasy Sports Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are CBS, DraftKings, ESPN, FanDuel and Yahoo

Global Fantasy Sports Market

A fantasy sport, also known as rotisserie or owner simulation or roto, is an online game that allows end-users to own a fantasy sport team along with real-life professional players. The performance of the fantasy sport team depends on the real-life performance of players. End-users participate in various fantasy sports events after paying league fees.

The winners of these sports events are given cash prizes and other items such as coupons, freebies, and goods samples. Fantasy football, fantasy baseball, fantasy basketball, fantasy hockey, fantasy auto racing, fantasy golf, fantasy cricket, fantasy professional wrestling, and other fantasy sports are gaining popularity day by day worldwide. These games can be played as a daily event or may range to month-long seasons.

The analysts forecast the Global Fantasy Sports market to grow at a CAGR of 10.32 percent over the period 2014-2019.

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Fantasy Sports market for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from league fees paid by end-users to participate in fantasy sports events.

The report, the Global Fantasy Sports Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC region, Europe, North America, and the ROW; it also covers the Global Fantasy Sports market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The use of fantasy sports for brand promotion is one of the key trends upcoming in this market.The growing popularity of fantasy sports has attracted global vendors such as Unilever and Hilton to invest in the market, become sponsors, and promote their brands, which helps them realize returns over a lesser span of time while maintaining a low profile to avoid any legal issues because they are not direct participants in the fantasy sports.

According to the report, the adoption of smartphones and tablets has increased worldwide, especially in developing economies, such as Brazil, China, and India, which has helped the market grow significantly. Smartphone vendors have increased their investment in R&D and introduced technologically advanced smartphones. These smartphones enable end-users to play fantasy sports irrespective of location and time, which has led to the increased adoption of smartphones among end-users.

Further, the report states that the quality of wireless networks in the APAC region and Africa is lower compared with that in other regions. Users need to have high internet speeds to play real-time fantasy sports games. Low internet connectivity and slow speed are hampering the growth of the market in the APAC region and Africa.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by End-users

08. Geographical Segmentation

09. Buying Criteria

10. Market Growth Drivers

11. Drivers and their Impact

12. Market Challenges

13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

14. Market Trends

15. Trends and their Impact

16. Vendor Landscape

17. Key Vendor Analysis

18. Other Prominent Vendors

19. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

CBS
DraftKings
ESPN
FanDuel
Yahoo
Ballr
Bovada
DraftTeam Fantasy Sports
Fantacy Aces
FantasyDraft
Fantrax
MGT Capital Investments
RealTime Fantasy Sports
Victiv
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