ATLANTE, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — You42, the soon-to-launch social entertainment network, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rivalry Sports, the next generation of daily fantasy sports. Rivalry is an easy-to-learn, hard-to-master everyday fantasy sports game that lets sports enthusiasts play skill-based games and win real cash prizes.
The app’s free download uses a simple and intuitive drafting system to deliver head-to-head and head-to-head multiplayer tournaments for the NBA, NFL, and MLB, as well as basketball leagues. college-level ball and football.
“My co-founder Nathan and I are thrilled to see You42 take Rivalry to new heights in the fantasy sports market,” said Rivalry co-founder, Justin Bauer. “We look forward to seeing them build on our foundations and continue to deliver a fun and innovative game to existing and new users alike.”
Following the acquisition, You42 aims to roll out the daily fantasy platform in Europe, where it will expand the sports offer to the likes of football, cricket and rugby.
You42 will support the day-to-day operations of Rivalry Games from its headquarters in Atlanta, where it will integrate the daily fantasy sports solution into its content-driven social entertainment network.
“The acquisition is critical to our strategic objectives for You42’s sports division, providing users with social, meaningful and value-added content based on the familiar pastime of fantasy sports,” commented Ashley Johnson, COO of You42.
Daily fantasy sports players in the United States can download the Rivalry Games app for free through the Apple App Store and Google Play Store respectively.
About rivalry games.
Rivalry Games is an entertainment platform for sports enthusiasts to play skill games and win prizes. Rivalry Games is a free to download app, with an intuitive drafting system that features single and multiplayer tournaments where players can win real cash prizes. www.rivalrygames.com
You42 is a Atlantaentertainment company based in the video game, music, sports and digital video markets. You42’s vision is to re-inspire the human spirit by stimulating creativity. You42’s mission is to revolutionize the global creative economy through the launch of the world’s first true social entertainment network. www.you42.com
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