America is in the midst of a fantasy sports revolution that is changing the way sports fans interact with one another, sports arenas, and even the sporting events themselves. With 51.6 million Americans playing fantasy sports, an all time high, today’s sports fans spend as much time predicting the performance of professional athletes as Wall Street investors spend predicting stocks and bonds.
In 2015, roughly 51.6 million Americans and 5.2 million Canadians play fantasy sports. The average fantasy enthusiast (for all media formats) is:
Source: stats compiled by the Fantasy Sports Trade Association