Tag Archives: Daily Fantasy Sports

Manuel Concepción – Bantasy – Thrill seeking fantasy

Manuel Concepción is the CEO at Bantasy, a DFS provider based in Miami, Florida. Bantasy caters to both Android and iOS users and is available on the Google App Store and the Apple Store.  We caught up with Manuel to talk all things DFS, the great skill vs luck debate and the current state of play in the USA. SBC: …

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Shergul Arshad – Mondogoal – DFS Destiny

Mondogoal is one of the largest DFS operators in the world and has partnerships with some of the football greatest clubs from Real Madrid, to Barcelona, Chelsea and Roma.  It recently established deals with SISAL and Lottomatica in Italy, and so the discussion about how DFS operators and bookmakers can complement rather than challenge one another has come to the …

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New measures proposed for DFS in Maryland

A set of new proposals have been made concerning daily fantasy sports in the state of Maryland by State Comptroller Peter Franchot. Franchot said: “Daily online fantasy sports games have established a significant presence in Maryland. It is entirely appropriate that we begin making sure the games are fair, anticompetitive abuses are declared out of bounds, and appropriate taxes are …

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Breaking the UK market – DraftKings’ DFS Challenge

US based daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings entered the UK market in February 2016 having secured a UKGC licence, but the question of its success in entrancing UK customers with its DFS product remains very much unanswered. The company secured impressive partnerships with the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal but has yet to embark on a no holds barred nationwide marketing campaign, …

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DraftKings adds TransferKings and the CFL to its roster

Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings has added another string to its bow in the form of TransferKings. This is a part of DraftKing’s UK expansion plans and this will now enable TransferKings UK players to access real money DFS contests. It was previously solely a free to play option. DraftKings Chief International Officer Jeffrey Haas said of the acquisition: “We …

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Mondogoal partners with SISAL and Lottomatica

Fantasy sports platform Mondogoal announced today that it has signed an agreement with Italian gaming giants, SISAL Group SpA and Lottomatica Scommesse S.r.l, to create a partnership which’ll mean theirs is the largest DFS network in the country.  Rome-based Lottomatica is the world’s largest lottery operator. Its portfolio includes the Italian National Lottery as well as various other gaming services and …

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Benjamin Carlotti – Oulala – Forming the International Fantasy Sports Association (INFSA)

Benjamin Carlotti is a Co-Founder and Managing Director at DFS operator Oulala but he’s also the President of the recently formed International Fantasy Sports Association (INFSA). Team SBC spoke with him about why such a body is needed and the primary aim of providing a help hand to operators, the growth of the DFS scene in Europe and the potential of …

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Oulala launches revamped DFS game for Euro 2016

Following the successful launch of its monetised version in the UK last October, Oulala now allows users to choose football players from 24 national teams that will participate in the fast approaching European Championship.   The game has the same format, but has been redesigned and equipped with a number of additional features. The users will be able to form their fantasy …

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Mondogoal Championship winner nets £15,000 on final EPL weekend

Daily fantasy sports operator Mondogoal ran a major competition to cap off the end of the 2015/16 Premier League season with one player walking away with £15,000 after triumphing in the Mondogoal Championship. A total prize pool of £50,000 was up for grabs with second and third placed players taking home £7500 and £3750 respectively. The eventual postponement of the …

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A Bet A launches MegaFan Manager for Euro 2016

 A Bet A will launch MegaFan Manager for Euro 2016, a product which takes Fantasy Football into UK and Irish retail bookmaking for the first time. The service will allow customers from 1,000 shops to use their skill and knowledge of this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament to pick a team of 11 players with a fictional budget of £100m. Each …

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