Economics of fantasy sports

There is definitely something ironic about the term “fantasy sports” that enthusiasts do not freely want to admit when they’re in the passionate frenzy that surrounds a given sports season.  Ironic or not, the business of fantasy sports is big and booming.

Infographic - fantasy sportsBased on data aggregated from a variety of sources, the infographic above is a treasure trove of information about the fantasy sports industry.  At over $800 million per year (or approximately $467.60 per player), the fantasy sports industry has grown to 32 million players annually – up 60% from 2007. Continue reading