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Fantasy Sports Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024

Fantasy Sports Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024

The fantasy sports market size is expected to reach more than $1.5 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of more than11% during 2018–2024.

Increasing strategic collaborations and partnerships with diverse stakeholders, growing advertising and marketing spend, and rising interest of millennial are the major factors responsible for the increased growth of the fantasy sports market.

A major factor driving the growth of the fantasy sports business is the rise in the number of sporting events organized worldwide. The urge to participate in a sport event rather than view it has raised the bar of the market significantly. Technological advancements, coupled with the availability of streaming partners, are further driving the fantasy sports market.

The growing popularity of OTT platforms is expected to augur well for the fantasy sport segment. The OTT sports experience is set to observe innovation, which is mainly driven by fantasy sport business. Fantasy sport and OTT platforms have become an apt match for the overall entertainment business. With the growth in streaming service providers and digitalization, fantasy sport is expected to receive a major boost.

This research report on the fantasy sports market covers market sizing and forecast, market share, industry trends, growth drivers, and vendor analysis. The market study includes insights on segmentation by sports (football, soccer, basketball, baseball, hockey, golf, cricket, and other fantasy sports), gender (male and female), and geography (North America, APAC, Europe, Latin America, and MEA).

The study considers the present scenario of the fantasy sports market and its market dynamics for the period 2018−2024. It covers a detailed overview of several market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The study covers both the demand and supply sides of the market. It also profiles and examines leading companies and other prominent companies operating in the market.

Fantasy Sports Market: Segmentation

This market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the market by sports, gender, and geography. The worldwide popularity of football is a major reason for the highest share of the fantasy football segment. The segment captured around half of the fantasy sports market in 2018. The extensive fan engagement is another a major factor that is driving the fantasy football market segment. Strategic partnerships and the launch of supporting products across fantasy platforms have raised the standards of fantasy basketball in major playing countries.

As men have historically been receptive to sports and outdoor games, the male segment accounts for the highest share in the fantasy sports market by gender. However, over the last few years, the female population in fantasy sport has witnessed a reasonable surge. The growing number of women-centric sports events and the increasing awareness about games among womenfolk are the factors boosting market growth of female sports segment.

Market Segmentation by Sports

  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Cricket
  • Other fantasy sports
Market Segmentation by Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Fantasy Sports Market: Geography

The growing affinity toward sports business and the increase in tech-savvy customers have contributed to the incremental growth of the industry in North America. Several states in the US - Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Virginia, and Vermont - have legalized the DFS format, which is likely to boost the sports in the US during the forecast period. Further, with the ease in regulation across the US, technological advancements backed by strategic partnerships are expected to increase the fantasy sports market value in the US.

The rising inclination toward diverse sports categories and the influx of global vendors with innovative offerings are driving the Europe fantasy sports market. The fantasy sports market in India, China, South Korea, Indonesia, and Japan is witnessing a high surge in demand due to the increasing millennial engagements in sports, growing digitization, and the rising number of sporting events in developing countries. The Latin American fantasy sports market offers reasonable opportunities for vendors. Vendors are opting for diverse marketing strategies by developing online platforms to cater to the untapped audience in the region, which will have significant market growth in the coming years.

Market Segmentation by Geography
  • North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • APAC
  • Australia
  • India
  • China
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • MEA
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
Key Vendor Analysis

The global fantasy sports market is currently undergoing several transformations from being consolidated to fragmented. Vendors catering the market have a vast range of opportunities to capitalize upon. They are also focusing to maintain certain basic fan requirements such as security, transparency, fantasy insights, interactive user interface, and technological leverages. Further, vendors are looking forward to expanding in new regions and countries, depending upon demand growth and trying to utilize maximum digital fan-centric content creation to capitalize upon the exponentially growing market.

Key Vendors
  • CBS Corp.
  • DraftKings
  • ESPN
  • FanDuel
  • Yahoo
Other Prominent Vendors
  • Ballr
  • BalleBaazi
  • Boom Fantasy
  • Binoba11
  • Daily Fantasy Cricket
  • Draftstars
  • DraftTeam Fantasy Sports
  • Dream11
  • Eksab
  • Fanamana
  • FanFight
  • FanMojo
  • Fantain
  • FantasyDraft
  • Fantrax
  • HalaPlay
  • Jiyo11
  • My11Circle
  • MoneyBall
  • MyTeam11
  • PlayON
  • Sportito
  • StarsDraft
  • StarPick
  • Swoopt Fantasy Sports
  • 11Wickets (Ability Games)
Key Market Insights
  • Offers market sizing and forecast and growth prospects.
  • Provides comprehensive insights on the latest industry trends, market forecast, and growth drivers in the market.
  • Includes a detailed analysis of market growth drivers, challenges, and investment opportunities.
  • Delivers a complete overview of market segments and the regional outlook of the market.
  • Offers an exhaustive summary of the vendor landscape, competitive analysis, and key market strategies to gain a competitive advantage in the market.


1 Research Methodology
2 Research Objectives
3 Research Process
4 Scope & Coverage
4.1 Market Definition
4.1.1 Inclusions
4.1.2 Exclusions
4.2 Base Year
4.3 Scope of the study
4.4 Market Segments
4.4.1 Market Segmentation by Sports
4.4.2 Market Segmentation by Gender
4.4.3 Market Segmentation by Geography
5 Report Assumptions & Caveats
5.1 Key Caveats
5.2 Currency Conversion
5.3 Market Derivation
6 Market at a Glance
7 Introduction
7.1 Overview
8 Market Dynamics
8.1 Market Growth Enablers
8.1.1 Fan in the Fantasy
8.1.2 Aggressive Ad & Marketing Spending
8.1.3 Millennial-driven Fantasy Models
8.1.4 Growth Spurred by Increasing Sporting Events
8.2 Market Growth Restraints
8.2.1 Regulatory Restrictions Across Regions
8.2.2 Flooding Technicalities Hampering Growth
8.2.3 Stringent Regulations Against Betting
8.3 Market Opportunities & Trends
8.3.1 Leveraging Social Media Platforms
8.3.2 Embracing Blockchain for Service Enhancement
8.3.3 Capitalizing on OTT Platforms
8.3.4 Partnering with Diverse Stakeholders
9 Value Chain Analysis
9.1 Value Chain Analysis
10 Global Fantasy Sports Market
10.1 Market Size & Forecast
10.2 Five Forces Analysis
10.2.1 Threat of New Entrants
10.2.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
10.2.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers
10.2.4 Threat of Substitutes
10.2.5 Competitive Rivalry
11 By Sports
11.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
11.2 Market Overview
11.3 Fantasy Football
11.3.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.4 Fantasy Soccer
11.4.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.5 Fantasy Basketball
11.5.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.6 Fantasy Baseball
11.6.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.7 Fantasy Hockey
11.7.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.8 Fantasy Golf
11.8.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.9 Fantasy Cricket
11.9.1 Market Size & Forecast
11.10 Other Fantasy Sports
11.10.1 Market Size & Forecast
12 By Gender
12.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
12.2 Market Overview
12.3 Male
12.3.1 Market Size & Forecast
12.4 Female
12.4.1 Market Size & Forecast
12.5 Market by End-users
13 By Geography
13.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
13.2 Overview
14 North America
14.1 Market Size & Forecast
14.2 Key Countries
14.2.1 US: Market Size & Forecast
14.2.2 Canada: Market Size & Forecast
14.3 Market Segmentation by Product
14.4 Market Segmentation by End-user
15 Europe
15.1 Market Size & Forecast
15.2 Key Countries
15.2.1 Germany: Market Size & Forecast
15.2.2 UK: Market Size & Forecast
15.2.3 France: Market Size & Forecast
15.2.4 Italy: Market Size & Forecast
15.2.5 Spain: Market Size & Forecast
15.3 Market Segmentation by Product
15.4 Market Segmentation by End-user
16 APAC
16.1 Market Size & Forecast
16.2 Key Countries
16.2.1 Australia: Market Size & Forecast
16.2.2 India: Market Size & Forecast
16.2.3 China: Market Size & Forecast
16.2.4 South Korea: Market Size & Forecast
16.2.5 Indonesia: Market Size & Forecast
16.2.6 Japan: Market Size & Forecast
16.3 Market Segmentation by Product
16.4 Market Segmentation by End-user
17 Latin America
17.1 Market Size & Forecast
17.2 Key Countries
17.2.1 Brazil: Market Size & Forecast
17.2.2 Argentina: Market Size & Forecast
17.2.3 Mexico: Market Size & Forecast
17.3 Market Segmentation by Product
17.4 Market Segmentation by End-user
18 Middle-East and Africa
18.1 Market Size & Forecast
18.2 Key Countries
18.2.1 South Africa: Market Size & Forecast
18.2.2 Saudi Arabia: Market Size & Forecast
18.2.3 UAE: Market Size & Forecast
18.3 Market Segmentation by Product
18.4 Market Segmentation by End-user
19 Competitive Landscape
19.1 Competition Overview
20 Key Company Profiles
20.1 CBS Corporation
20.1.1 Business Overview
20.1.2 Major Product Offerings
20.1.3 Key Strengths
20.1.4 Key Strategies
20.1.5 Key Opportunities
20.2 DraftKings
20.2.1 Business Overview
20.2.2 Major Product Offerings
20.2.3 Key Strengths
20.2.4 Key Strategies
20.2.5 Key Opportunities
20.3 ESPN
20.3.1 Business Overview
20.3.2 Major Product Offerings
20.3.3 Key Strengths
20.3.4 Key Strategies
20.3.5 Key Opportunities
20.4 FanDuel
20.4.1 Business Overview
20.4.2 Major Product Offerings
20.4.3 Key Strengths
20.4.4 Key Strategies
20.4.5 Key Opportunities
20.5 Yahoo
20.5.1 Business Overview
20.5.2 Major Product Offerings
20.5.3 Key Strengths
20.5.4 Key Strategies
20.5.5 Key Opportunities
21 Other Prominent Vendors
21.1 Ballr
21.1.1 Business Overview
21.1.2 Key Strengths
21.2 BalleBaazi
21.2.1 Business Overview
21.2.2 Key Strengths
21.3 Boom Fantasy
21.3.1 Business Overview
21.3.2 Key Strengths
21.4 Binoba 11
21.4.1 Business Overview
21.4.2 Key Strengths
21.5 Daily Fantasy Cricket
21.5.1 Business Overview
21.5.2 Key Strengths
21.6 Draftstars
21.6.1 Business Overview
21.6.2 Key Strengths
21.7 DraftTeam Fantasy Sports
21.7.1 Business Overview
21.7.2 Key Strengths
21.8 Dream11
21.8.1 Business Overview
21.8.2 Key Strengths
21.9 Eksab
21.9.1 Business Overview
21.9.2 Key strengths
21.1 Fanamana
21.10.1 Business Overview
21.10.2 Key Strengths
21.11 FanFight
21.11.1 Business Overview
21.11.2 Key Strengths
21.12 FanMojo
21.12.1 Business Overview
21.12.2 Key Strengths
21.13 Fantain
21.13.1 Business Overview
21.13.2 Key Strengths
21.14 FantasyDraft
21.14.1 Business Overview
21.14.2 Key Strengths
21.15 Fantrax
21.15.1 Business Overview
21.15.2 Key Strengths
21.16 HalaPlay
21.16.1 Business Overview
21.16.2 Key Strengths
21.17 Jiyo11
21.17.1 Business Overview
21.17.2 Key Strengths
21.18 My11Circle
21.18.1 Business Overview
21.18.2 Key Strengths
21.19 MoneyBall
21.19.1 Business Overview
21.19.2 Key strengths
21.20 MyTeam11
21.20.1 Business Overview
21.20.2 Key Strengths
21.21 PlayOn
21.21.1 Business Overview
21.21.2 Key Strengths
21.22 Sportito
21.22.1 Business Overview
21.22.2 Key Strengths
21.23 StarsDraft
21.23.1 Business Overview
21.23.2 Key Strengths
21.24 StarPick
21.24.1 Business Overview
21.24.2 Key Strengths
21.25 Swoopt Fantasy Sports
21.25.1 Business Overview
21.25.2 Key Strengths
21.26 11Wickets (Ability Games)
21.26.1 Business Overview
21.26.2 Key Strengths
22 Report Summary
22.1 Key Takeaways
22.2 Strategic Recommendations
22.3 Quantitative Summary
22.3.1 Global
22.3.2 North America
22.3.3 Europe
22.3.4 APAC
22.3.5 Latin America
22.3.6 Middle-East & Africa
22.3.7 Market by Product
22.3.8 Market By End-users
23 Appendix
23.1 Abbreviations
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1 Segmentation of Global Fantasy Sports Market
Exhibit 2 Market Size Calculation Approach 2018
Exhibit 3 Historical Overview of Fantasy Sports in US
Exhibit 4 Impact of Fan in the Fantasy
Exhibit 5 Impact of Aggressive Ad & Marketing Spending
Exhibit 6 Impact of Millennial-driven Fantasy Models
Exhibit 7 Impact of Growth Spurred by Increasing Sporting Events
Exhibit 8 Impact of Regulatory Restrictions Across Regions
Exhibit 9 Impact of Flooding Technicalities Hampering Growth
Exhibit 10 Impact of Stringent Regulations Against Betting
Exhibit 11 Impact of Leveraging Social Media Platforms
Exhibit 12 Impact of Embracing Blockchain for Service Enhancement
Exhibit 13 Impact of Capitalizing on OTT Platforms
Exhibit 14 Impact of Partnering with Diverse Stakeholders
Exhibit 15 Value Chain Overview of Global Fantasy Sports Market
Exhibit 16 Fan Engagement via Social Media Platforms in US
Exhibit 17 Global Fantasy Sports Market Overview in $ million
Exhibit 18 Global Fantasy Sports Market User Gross Spending 2018−2024 ($ billion)
Exhibit 19 Global Fantasy Sports Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 20 Five Forces Analysis 2018
Exhibit 21 Incremental Growth by Sports 2018–2024
Exhibit 22 Global Fantasy Sports Market by Sports 2018 & 2024 (%)
Exhibit 23 Global Fantasy Football Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 24 Global Fantasy Soccer Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 25 Global Fantasy Basketball Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 26 Global Fantasy Baseball Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 27 Global Fantasy Hockey Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 28 Global Fantasy Golf Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 29 Global Fantasy Cricket Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 30 Global Other Fantasy Sports Market 2018−2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 31 Incremental Growth by Gender 2018–2024
Exhibit 32 Global Fantasy Sports Market by Gender: Overview
Exhibit 33 Global Fantasy Sports Market by Gender
Exhibit 34 Global Male Fantasy Sports Market ($ million)
Exhibit 35 Global Fantasy Sports Market Overview for Male End-users in $ Million
Exhibit 36 Global Female Fantasy Sports Market ($ million)
Exhibit 37 Global Fantasy Sports Market Overview for Male End-users in $ Million
Exhibit 38 Incremental Growth by Geography 2018–2024
Exhibit 39 Market Share of Regions 2018 & 2024 (% revenue)
Exhibit 40 Global Overview of Key Countries
Exhibit 41 Fantasy Sports Market in North America 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 42 Incremental Growth in North America 2018−2024
Exhibit 43 Fantasy Sports Market in US 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 44 Fantasy Sports Market in Canada 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 45 Fantasy Sports Market in Europe 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 46 Incremental Growth in Europe 2018−2024
Exhibit 47 Fantasy Sports Market in Germany 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 48 Fantasy Sports Market in the UK 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 49 Fantasy Sports Market in France 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 50 Fantasy Sports Market in Italy 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 51 Fantasy Sports Market in Spain 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 52 Fantasy Sports Market in APAC 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 53 Incremental Growth in APAC 2018−2024
Exhibit 54 Fantasy Sports Market in Australia 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 55 Fantasy Sports Market in India 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 56 Fantasy Sports Market in China 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 57 Fantasy Sports Market in South Korea 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 58 Fantasy Sports Market in Indonesia 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 59 Fantasy Sports Market in Japan 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 60 Fantasy Sports Market in Latin America 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 61 Incremental Growth in Latin America 2018−2024
Exhibit 62 Fantasy Sports Market in Brazil 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 63 Fantasy Sports Market in Argentina 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 64 Fantasy Sports Market in Mexico 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 65 Fantasy Sports Market in MEA 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 66 Incremental Growth in MEA 2018–2024
Exhibit 67 Fantasy Sports Market in South Africa 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 68 Fantasy Sports Market in Saudi Arabia 2018–2024 ($ million)
Exhibit 69 Fantasy Sports Market in UAE 2018–2024 ($ million)
List of Tables
Table 1 Key Caveats
Table 2 Currency Conversion 2013−2018
Table 3 Growth in Fantasy Sports Fans in North America 2005–2018
Table 4 Major Upcoming Sporting Events
Table 5 FanDuel vs DraftKings Fantasy Sports App Popularity across Key States in the US
Table 6 Analytics Adoption across Big Four Sports League in North America
Table 7 NHL Contest Points System in DraftKings
Table 8 DFS Operators Allowed/Disallowed across the Key States in US
Table 9 Most popular NHL Teams in 2018
Table 10 Male End-user Market by Geography ($ million)
Table 11 Female End-user Market by Geography ($ million)
Table 13 North America Market by Product ($ million)
Table 14 North America Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 15 Europe Market by Product ($ million)
Table 16 Europe Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 17 APAC Market by Product ($ million)
Table 18 APAC Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 19 Latin America Market by Product ($ million)
Table 20 Latin America Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 21 MEA Market by Product ($ million)
Table 22 MEA Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 23 CBS Corporation: Product Offerings
Table 24 DraftKings: Product Offerings
Table 25 ESPN: Product Offerings
Table 26 FanDuel: Product Offerings
Table 27 Yahoo: Product Offerings
Table 28 Global Fantasy Sports Market by Geography ($ million)
Table 29 Global Fantasy Sports Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 30 North America Market by Product ($ million)
Table 31 North America Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 32 Europe Market by Product ($ million)
Table 33 Europe Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 34 APAC Market by Product ($ million)
Table 35 APAC Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 36 Latin America Market by Product ($ million)
Table 37 Latin America Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 38 MEA Market by Product ($ million)
Table 39 MEA Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 40 Global Fantasy Sports Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 41 Global Fantasy Sports Market by End-users ($ million)
Table 42 Male End-user Market by Geography ($ million)
Table 43 Female End-user Market by Geography ($ million)

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