Thursday, August 23, 2007

Little-Known Facts About Fantasy Football

Rule the draft party chatter with these interesting facts:

1. Wilfred Winkenbach is said to have invented fantasy football, he was part owner of the Oakland Raiders.
2. The 2007 National Fantasy Football Championship has a $1,300 entry fee, but winner gets $100,000.
3. Fantasy football players consist of 90% of the fantasy sports industry.
4. 9.6 million people visited fantasy sports web sites in October 2006.
5. 30% of fantasy footballers manage their teams while at office computers.
6. 73% of fantasy football players went to college.
7. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 limited credit card use for online gambling, but kept fantasy football legal.

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