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Sports execs feel that the revenue generated by the fantasy sports industry will grow slightly over the next five years, according to data from a Turnkey Sports Poll taken in January. Fifty-seven percent of execs polled predicted slight growth for the industry; 29% said there would be substantial growth. Execs were also asked in which leagues they manage a fantasy team, and 53% said they do not manage a team. The NFL got the highest response of any league at 41%, with MLB second at 14% (Turnkey Sports Poll).What are your expectations for the revenue generated by the
fantasy sports industry over the next five years?
EXPECTATION% Slight growth57% Substantial growth29% Stay flat9% Not sure/no response5%In which league do you manage a fantasy team? LEAGUE% None53% NFL41% MLB14% NBA6% NASCAR6% NHL4% MLS1%