It’s Such a Sweet Fantasy.
When it comes to sports, you know that you could do a much better job than just about any ref you see on TV. You would swear some of them need glasses they make such bad calls. As for the team managers!
Don’t even get started on the swaps and picks that they make at times. Is it any wonder then that fantasy sports industry is currently worth $18 billion? BettingSites have some very interesting statistics about all sorts of fantasy leagues. Today, they are a huge global phenomenon that involves careful research, some wagering, a touch of luck and tons of fun.
With fantasy sports, you get to make the decisions – you choose your dream team and get to decide how you manage it.
It’s a fun way to get more involved in the sports that you love and you do stand to make some money off of it as well.
Adding monetary incentive (or paying a fee) undoubtedly increases the motivation and engagement of participants. Research indicates that those participating in fantasy leagues start to pay a lot more attention to sports overall.
And, as we all know, the better you know a sport, the better you get at predicting the outcomes of games. So, fantasy leagues, while not quite as profitable as actual online betting, can help you prepare for the real thing and it can make things a lot more interesting for you as well.
In an ideal world, we would get to support the players that we thought deserved a shot. This is not an ideal world so we have to settle for the next best thing – supporting them in a league of our own.