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Ahead of its Daily Fantasy Sports launch, the world’s only multi-series fantasy motorsports gaming platform brings in sports betting, venture capital and motorsport executives hailing from NASCAR, Sharp Alpha and Menlo Ventures

GridRival, the sports betting startup dedicated to motorsports, has bolstered its advisory board with top-tier executive talent from the fields of iGaming, strategic investment and motor racing.

The fastest growing fantasy league game for race fans, which is set to launch its Daily Fantasy Sports offering this summer, welcomes seasoned iGaming investor Lloyd Danzig to its advisory team. Joining Danzig is Joe Solosky, Managing Director of Sports Betting at NASCAR, plus highly experienced tech investor and Menlo Ventures partner Mark Siegel.

“We are delighted to have welcomed Lloyd, Joe and Mark to our team of advisors as we prepare to launch our daily fantasy product,” says GridRival CEO Ross Fruin. “Their collective expertise in motorsports, and respective networks within the iGaming industry, are proving invaluable as we grow and offer greater value to the ever-increasing motorsports fan community.

“Our app, which already boasts 200,000 users, makes motorsport fans’ favorite series more exciting, more engaging, and more social.

“The new additions to our advisory team will allow us to capitalize on the untapped potential of motorsports fans as we move into the real-money gaming space.”

As Managing Partner of venture capital and advisory firm Sharp Alpha Advisors—an early investor in GridRival—Lloyd Danzig has forged a reputation as a thought leader on innovation and investment in the sports betting industry.

“With interest in motorsports at an all-time high and the gaming industry placing a premium on untapped audiences, the opportunity is ripe for an authentic fantasy sports and fan engagement app built specifically for racing fans,” says Danzig. “GridRival finds itself in exactly the right position to capitalize on this inflection point.”

Joe Solosky offers over a decade of experience in sports and sports betting, having worked in executive positions at Sportradar and the New York Yankees before joining NASCAR.

“In my time at NASCAR, I have seen how much the legalization of sports betting and gamifying the race day experience has helped grow the sport and industry overall,” says Solosky.

“GridRival is a platform I have advocated for since my time at Sportradar, and in my capacity now realize its potential to be a market leader to deliver a product to an underserved audience at scale – passionate motorsports bettors worldwide.”

As a partner at one of Silicon Valley’s oldest and most reputable venture capital firms for over a quarter of a century, Mark Siegel offers a wealth of experience on building and raising capital for tech startups.

“GridRival has already done a remarkable job of growing its user base and community,” says Siegel. “With more capital, it can truly take advantage of a category that is very favorable because it is so underserved.”

The GridRival app, launched in 2021, has gained popularity with motorsport fans due to its combination of fantasy league gameplay, detailed performance data, in-depth research tools and social features. It currently offers competitions based on Formula 1 and MotoGP, and this year plans to expand to offer real-money contests across multiple race series.

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PrizePicks Announces Partnership with Dallas Stars




PrizePicks, the largest daily fantasy sports operator in North America, announced a new partnership deal with the Dallas Stars. Marking its first official relationship with an NHL franchise, PrizePicks will be featured on local telecasts of Stars’ games via commercials and will be able to offer special VIP experiences to fans.

“We are thrilled to further establish the PrizePicks brand alongside a great franchise like the Dallas Stars. Texas is one of our most highly engaged markets, and hockey is one of our fastest growing segments. This partnership will accelerate our ability to enhance the gameday experience for fans,” Adam Wexler, CEO and Co-Founder of PrizePicks, said.

Highlights of the partnership include advertising spots during local broadcasts and placements on Digitally Enhanced Dasher Boards along the ice. In addition, PrizePicks will gain rights to the use of Dallas Stars logos and will co-collaborate on VIP experiences.

“Elevating the game day experience for our fans will always be a top priority for us. We’re excited about our partnership with PrizePicks, and we look forward to engaging with fans in this new and unique way,” Brad Alberts, President and CEO of Dallas Stars, said.

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Legacy Fantasy Sports Launches On-Demand Daily Fantasy Sports and Wins Best Product Experience Award at the 2024 Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association Winter Conference




Revolutionary fantasy sports platform comes to market in time to extend the football season for thousands following the Super Bowl

The Legacy Fantasy Sports team has re-branded the company with the launch of its all-new, revolutionary fantasy sports app titled On Demand Daily Fantasy Sports (ODDFS) and took home the award for Best Product Experience: Start-Up at the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA) Winter Conference in Las Vegas.

ODDFS is available in the App Store and on Google Play. The change is not only in name but is also more representative of the innovative and first of its kind platform that allows players to be able to create and play in a fantasy sports contest, anytime, 24/7/365 days per year at the snap of your fingers.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to win the Best Product Experience award at the FSGA Winter Conference,” the co-founder of ODDSF, John Latella, said. “The ODDFS app is literally for everyone and was designed specifically with kids and families in mind. This is why it was important to keep it a non-gambling platform that appeals to casual and die-hard fantasy enthusiasts alike who still want to engage in fantasy sports when there are no ‘live’ sporting events available or their favorite sports season has come to an end.”

As a social gaming fantasy sports app, ODDFS erases the limitations of traditional fantasy sports by allowing friends, co-workers, fans and family members of all ages to actively play in public contests or create their own daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests, no matter the sport, during times when no other platform can be active because there are no ‘live’ sporting events. With ODDFS, they can join or create a DFS contest 24/7/365, utilizing the players of today alongside the grinders, all stars and hall of famers that have stepped on the field over the last 20 years.

ODDFS proprietary technology allows fans to build a roster with players from today and legends of the past, extending each sport’s fantasy season from a few months to every day of the year. Create your roster with over 5,000 NFL players that have taken the field from 2000 to the present and over 30,000 players representing over 290 colleges and universities that have taken the field from 2013 to the present. Check out how we achieve this, as well as our revolutionary in-app functionality.

ODDFS unique in-app functionality includes social networking, weekly, monthly, yearly and all-time leaderboards for each sport, the DFS IQ, which provides the latest fantasy sports news in partnership with Fantasy Pros, customizable public and private leagues and a first-of-its-kind rewards program where users earn points based on the amount of contests that they play in that can be redeemed for in-app rewards.

“Winning this FSGA award is a thrilling achievement because we created ODDFS as a response to the lack of innovation and repetitive nature of the fantasy sports market,” the Chief Operating Officer for ODDFS, Ray Bonkowski, said. “The industry has been focused on sports betting and gambling, which we believe has left a large gap in the market. Our product was built to provide an option for new and existing fantasy sports fans during a period when ESPN, Yahoo, DraftKings, FanDuel and other operators cannot provide an NFL or college football DFS contest because there are no live games on the schedule.”

With over 350 million people playing fantasy sports worldwide, ODDFS believes that many of these are non-sports betting/non-gambling motivated and interested in playing whenever they want. Furthermore, in the United States alone there are 25 million people between the ages of 13 and 17 that currently cannot play DFS on any of the other platforms. We look forward to changing that with ODDFS. For media inquiries, affiliate and partnership opportunities and more information please contact Charlie Bernard at Charlie@ LegacyFantasySports. com.

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SCCG Management Announces Strategic Partnership with Flex Fantasy




SCCG Management, a leading advisory firm in the gambling industry, has entered into a strategic partnership with Flex Fantasy, a groundbreaking Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform. This collaboration signifies a major expansion of SCCG’s vast network of top-tier products, platforms, and solutions in the gambling sector.

Flex Fantasy introduces an innovative way to engage with fantasy football, leveraging the rosters from existing leagues on platforms like Sleeper, Yahoo, or ESPN. With its unique proposition, Flex Fantasy allows users to create new challenges, join existing ones, and compete for real money, elevating the traditional fantasy football experience to a new level.

Stephen Crystal, Founder and CEO of SCCG Management, said: “Our alliance with Flex Fantasy is a strategic move to diversify and strengthen our portfolio in the competitive DFS landscape. With our expertise in strategic advisory and business development, we are excited to support Flex Fantasy’s revolutionary approach to fantasy sports.”

Flex Fantasy’s platform stands out with features such as Best Ball, where the best players are auto-filled into lineup slots, and Head 2 Head games that mimic users’ starting lineups, ensuring that every decision counts. Available for real money games in numerous states, Flex Fantasy is set to transform how fantasy sports are played.

Joel Cettina, CEO of Flex Fantasy, said: “Flex Fantasy is thrilled to announce its partnership with SCCG. Together, we’re committed to enhancing the excitement and playability of fantasy sports for millions of fans worldwide. With SCCG by our side, Flex Fantasy can now fulfill its promise to extend the way we play fantasy sports, delivering unprecedented fantasy and gaming experiences across major sports. We’re excited to embark on this journey of innovation and entertainment.”

This strategic partnership marks a significant step for both SCCG Management and Flex Fantasy in navigating and leading the dynamic and evolving DFS market.

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