Fantasy sports

NEW DELHI: At the FICCI Turf 2022 on Saturday, November 26, Joy Bhattacharjya, director general, Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports and Amit Purohit, CEO and founder, Fantasy Akhada, engaged in a discussion on ‘How Fantasy Sports Enhances Sports Experience’. 

They highlighted the overall positive outlook of the Central government towards the fantasy sports industry, and also addressed the need for sports leagues to further leverage fantasy sports (FS) platforms to drive & increase fan engagement.

Jun 27, 2022 05:06
NEW DELHI (June 14): The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on June 13 issued an advisory to media platforms, asking them to refrain from accepting advertisements that promote online betting.
Sep 03, 2021 06:09
SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT Facebook is rolling out Facebook Fantasy Games in the US and Canada on the Facebook app for iOS and Android. 
Apr 07, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: Dangal Games, India's booming skill-based online gaming platform / application, Wednesday announced the launch of its third initiative prior to the beginning of India’s biggest cricket carnival Indian Premier League, Season 14 and it forays into the league of fantasy gaming as FantasyDangal. 
Jan 19, 2021 14:01
NEW DELHI: The online gaming industry on Monday urged the government to set up a self-regulatory body to standardise regulations for the entire online skill gaming sector and not just the fantasy sports industry. PTI quotes the Online Rummy Federation (TORF), in a statement, arguing that like fantasy sports, India's skill gaming industry suffers from the same byzantine set of state-by-state laws and regulations.
Nov 18, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: The inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League will be titled My11Circle LPL after the fantasy sports platform secured naming rights for the Twenty20 tournament that has faced multiple kick-off date delays.
Jul 13, 2020 17:07
MUMBAI: The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), India’s first & only self-regulatory industry body for Fantasy Sports (FS), Monday unveiled the findings of a report  titled ‘Business of Fantasy Sports’ in collaboration with KPMG, at its flagship event FIFS Game Plan 2020.
Feb 08, 2020 16:02
MUMBAI: Indian social media startup ShareChat, which last August raised $100 million in a financing round led by Twitter, has developed a fantasy sports app and has been quietly testing it for six months, TechCrunch reports. ShareChat’s fantasy sports app, called Jeet11, allows betting on cricket and football matches and has already amassed more than 120,000 registered users, according to the website.
Sep 25, 2019 15:09
NEW DELHI: Venture capital fund Vereeni Investments has acquired a stake in India-facing fantasy sports operator Nostragamus for a reported seven-figure sum, its second major investment in fantasy sports. Vereeni acquired a majority stake in Australian operator Moneyball in March.
Jun 06, 2019 18:06
NEW DELHI: The India Today Group, a leading Indian print and electronic media network, announced Tuesday it had launched a fantasy sports portal ‘Aaj Tak 11’ at the Salaam Cricket 2019 summit held at the Lord’s Cricket ground in London.
Apr 18, 2019 15:04
BENGALURU:  Fantasy sports platform StarPick announced Wednsday that it is withdrawing its membership from Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) with immediate effect.