Underdog Fantasy unveils new fantasy game

November 14, 2023
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The game will first be unveiled in four states.

Paid fantasy sports company Underdog Fantasy has unveiled its latest offering. 

Underdog covers a wide array of sports, such as soccer, basketball, NFL, F1, among others and covers fantasy game titles such as Battle Royale, Best Ball and Pick’em. 

Pick’em Champions is described as a “peer-to-peer daily fantasy format” that requires players to pick a number of athletes from different sports to build teams.

Players will pick their preferred statistical metric; from there they will predict whether the athlete will go higher or lower than a specific benchmark for that statistic. Players’ teams will then be entered into a tournament where they’ll face off against other teams and the winners will share in a prize. 

Initially, the game will be rolled out in the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Wyoming. 

Founder and Co-CEO of Underdog, Jeremy Levine, commented on the launch of the new game: “We’ve built Underdog to innovate and help sports fans increase their enjoyment with sports and that is exactly what we are doing with Pick‘em Champions. 

“I’m very excited for what comes next. As we continue to evolve Champions, I think it very well could become the best game we offer.” 

Back in May, Underdog secured an exclusive partnership with GeoComply in North America with the compliance software put in place to help with daily fantasy sports checks, as well as future sports betting offerings, after being awarded a sportsbook license for Ohio back in December 2022.

Last week, fantasy sports operator PrizePicks, launched a free-to-play version of its signature game, where players are given points to make fantasy picks based on the day's sports schedule.

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