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Are Fantasy Sports Operators Betting on the Right Game?

With the start of the NFL season, football fans are measuring player performance and building virtual rosters for season-long fantasy sports leagues.
These commissioner-style games, in which players create fantasy “teams” with a roster of real-life athletes that “play” over the course of the sport’s regular season, are offered on big platforms such as, and
While none of these companies have detailed fantasy revenue or user totals, there is no doubt these operations make money — and lots of it — from these fantasy sports leagues.
This article examines the exploding market for fantasy sports contests and the legal challenges that fantasy sports games and sites are facing as they grow and evolve.