Fantasy Sports Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Fantasy Sports Services

New products offerings, coupled with increased access to services, has led the Fantasy Sports Services industry to rapidly expand over the five years to 2018. Industry operators provide a variety of fantasy sports game-types to consumers including daily, weekly and season-long fantasy contests. A large reason for the industry's rapid growth was the increased ease with which consumers could access fantasy sports products from their phones and other internet-connected devices, as well as aggressive advertising by industry operators during the period. As a result, industry revenue has increased during the current period. Over the five years to 2023, industry revenue is expected to continue increasing, albeit at a slower rate. This anticipated growth can be attributed to expansion among new types of fantasy sports leagues and an increasing female demographic for the 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.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Percentage of services conducted online
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
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  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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