Fantasy Football Costs Employers Upwards Of $6.5 Billion, Study Finds
Sort of a Dungeons & Dragons for jocks, fantasy football players (or "owners") draft their own teams from NFL rosters and compete head-to-head each week for the length of an NFL season.
On its own, fantasy football is a a $1 billion business powered by 24.3 million players, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. And with buy-in often involved, attention to one's fantasy team -- along with a lot of luck -- could mean a lucrative payout to fantasy league members.
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