The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS) that recently changed its name from the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) is hosting the third edition of their fantasy sports conference called Gameplan on 5th March 2020 at the Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi.
The inaugural edition of the FIFS Awards will acknowledge those individuals who gave a standout performance in the fantasy sports industry, in product innovation, in marketing campaigns, and in the business.
The new decade’s Gameplan is expecting over 250 senior industry delegates including India’s first gaming unicorn and Mumbai based start-up Dream11, MyTeam11 and My11Circle. Other than this, representatives from sports leagues, tech firms, financial institutes, and media and entertainment will also be a part of the event.
In the year 2019, consulting firm KPMG India released a report titled ‘The Evolving Landscape of Sports Gaming in India’ at the event which estimated that the online gaming generated INR 4,000 Crores in revenues in the financial in 2018. The report also stated that illegal gambling in India would be around $130 billion in 2018 as compared to $122 billion in the year 2017. ‘The Laws Relating to Fantasy Sports Game in India’ report was launched in the 2018 Gameplan. While the 3rd edition will see the launching of the report with KPMG on the ‘Business of Fantasy Sports’ industry in the country.
Gameplan will host speakers including Nari Gopala, Worldwide Technical Leader- Games, AWS, Navdeep Manaktala, Director & Head- Digital Native- AWS, Harsh Jain, Co-founder & CEO, Dream Sports, Sanjit Sihag Co-founder & COO, MyTeam11, Amrit Mathur, FIFS Advisor and Former Executive Director with Commonwealth Games, Delhi and Ex-Chief Operating Officer, Delhi Daredevils, and AN Roy, FIFS Advisor and Former Director-General of Police of Maharashtra.
The two-panel discussion at the event will go through the growth partners at scale, the way supporting businesses are fuelling in the growth of FS and entrepreneurship and creating influencers and the way FS is creating a new economy around itself. For the latest updates on gaming and poker tournaments taking place around the world, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!
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