FSB Daily 4/20: Fantasy Players, Silly Little Game, Overseas Fantasy

A roundup of items recently posted on the FSB News page.

- Visitors to FantasyPlayers.com — which is owned by Fantasy Sports Ventures and serves as the online home for their Fantasy Players Network — will notice that the site is currently redirecting to KFFL.com. KFFL’s Ryan Bonini told FSB.com that this is a temporary move while the company is “revamping” FantasyPlayers.com. We’ll check back in with details on the changes once the site is back up.

- The ESPN 30 for 30 fantasy documentary Silly Little Game premiered tonight, and here’s a semi-review Steve Gardener of USA Today. (We had to DVR it here at FSB.com headquarters for viewing after a week and a half of visiting the South.)

- As part of its promotion for Silly Little Game, ESPN.com put together a quick quiz on the origination of rotisserie baseball. (I got a decent 7 out of 10 correct, without cheating. I swear on my Rafael Palmeiro rookie card.)

- Ireland-based Ubecha.com is launching what seems to be a daily-game style fantasy platform for the upcoming World Cup. The press release is short on specific details of the game, but the general description seems to be in line with the short-turnaround, quick-payout games that have been popping up all over the place on the American fantasy sports scene recently. (The name of the site and discussion of “betting” in the release exemplifies a different marketplace the one governed by the UIGEA.)

- Harsh Jain of Dream11 has this writeup on the growing Internet market in India and the growth potential for fantasy sports in that market, particularly cricket.

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