Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While fantasy sports have always been popular, the trend has been growing steadily as more people get connected to the internet and mobile devices, making it easier to manage teams and trades. Despite a stumble during the recession when per capita disposable income was low, the industry has posted double-digit annualized growth since 2007. This industry generates most of its revenue from advertisements, so as advertising expenditure grows, it boots Fantasy Sports Services' revenue. As free time decreases, however, there is less time for consumers to join fantasy leagues, potentially hurting revenue.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Fantasy Sports Services companies can be located anywhere because their products are offered over the internet. As a result, industry establishments generally center on areas with high concentrations of software engineers, because software engineers are in high demand from all software developers. Secondarily, the ability to host a fantasy sports site from anywhere leads establishments tend to center around areas of high-density population.
The West region accounts for the largest share of the industry's establishments, at an estimated 26.0% of the total. Specifically, California is home to the California Institute of Technology, along with other notable universities... purchase to read more