Fantasy Sports Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Fantasy Sports Services Market Research Report | Technology | Electronic & Online Entertainment | May 2015

Touchdown: Rising sports popularity and internet usage will bode well for this rapidly growing industry

IBISWorld’s Fantasy Sports Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
CBS Corporation CBS Corporation market share
ESPN ESPN market share
Yahoo Yahoo market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fantasy Sports Services industry is expanding quickly due to the growth in the number of broadband and mobile connections, rising advertising expenditure and an increase in sports participation and viewership. In the next five years, the industry will continue to grow aggressively. This growth will be partially due to expansion among new types of fantasy sports leagues. Additonally, the industry will benefit from more women participating in fantasy sports.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Fantasy Sports Services industry involves a medium level of concentration. In 2015, the four largest industry players are estimated to account for 41.4% of total industry revenue. Although the four largest players are highly visible, the total industry comprises hundreds of industry players that generate income through advertising of content through a number of sites. In 2015, the single largest player is Yahoo Inc., which is estimated to control 18.0% of total revenue. Yahoo has remained the largest industry player over the past five years because it was the

first major source of fantasy sports services and, therefore, has attracted a loyal fan base as users often stay with the same provider.

Over the past five years, industry concentration has remained steady... purchase to read more


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What is the Fantasy Sports Services Industry?

This industry develops software and markets an online platform for multiplayer fantasy sports. Fantasy sports are games where participants act as general managers to build teams that compete against other fantasy owners based on the statistics generated by real individual players or professional teams. The most common variation converts statistical performance into points that are compiled and totaled according to a roster selected by a manager that makes up a fantasy team.

Industry Products
Fantasy football (National Football League)Fantasy baseball (Major League Baseball)Fantasy auto racingFantasy basketball (National Basketball Association)Fantasy golfFantasy college footballFantasy hockeyOther fantasy sports
Industry Activities
Development of fantasy sports products for web browsersDevelopment of fantasy sports products for mobile phonesDevelopment of fantasy sports products for tablet computers

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