Betting information site tracks the unstoppable growth of fantasy sports

Betting information and review website has put together this colorful new infographic which sets out to track the meteoric rise in popularity of the fantasy sports genre. It shows how what essentially started as a hobby rapidly turned into a multi-billion dollar industry that attracts nearly 60 million participants in the US and Canada alone. From Wilfred ‘Bill’ Winkenbach’s first fantasy sports rulebook introduced in 1962, through to the formation of FanDuel in 2009 and DraftKings in 2011, the myriad facts and figures surrounding this compelling pastime make for interesting reading.