Interview with Jay Correia, Author of Daily Fantasy Sports
Tell us about your new book:
Daily Fantasy Sports, the book, explores the impact of fantasy sports in America today. Take a stroll in fantasyland and discover everything there is to know about daily fantasy sports. Learn about the legal challenges, how we got in this mess, and what choices the industry now faces in order to save fantasy sports. The author helps you connect the dots, all while keeping you entertained with thoughtful quotes, tips on how to play, and more.
What genre is it?
What inspired you to write Daily Fantasy Sports?
The current assault on fantasy sports is just the latest example of government overreach and the destruction of the free marketplace. The great American pastime we all know as fantasy sports is currently being threatened and despite more than 57M people in North America playing, few realize the situation the industry is currently in.
Give us an interesting fun fact about your book:
Daily Fantasy Sports is the industry’s first tell-all behind the scenes book that covers the inner workings of the fantasy sports industry. This was first broke by Legal Sports Report.
What types of readers will enjoy this book?
People who play fantasy sports and fantasy sports industry individuals.
Where can we buy it?
Daily Fantasy Sports was published in May 2016 by BookBaby. It is available for sale on Amazon & Barnes & Noble.
Please share an excerpt from the book with us:
“We have 19 trillion dollars in debt. We have people out of work. We have ISIS and Al-Qaeda attacking us, and we are talking about fantasy football?” – Chris Christie (GOP Debate 10/28/15)
About Jay Correia:
Jay Correia is the founder and owner of DreamCo Design, a development company that designs, develops, and markets websites and apps for the fantasy sports industry. Mr. Correia’s company has been responsible for the creation of a wide variety of projects, including sites and apps for daily fantasy operators, news outlets, and more.
Mr. Correia was responsible for helping orchestrate some of the earliest mergers and acquisitions within the industry, most specifically with MGT Capital Investments, the first public company to enter the space. Mr. Correia also serves as an advisory board member for FSTA businesses and does consulting work for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. Beyond the world of fantasy, Mr. Correia is an outdoor enthusiast, family person, pilot, and a major fan of New England sports. To learn more, go to http://www.bookdfs.com/