New Jersey's racetrack Monmouth teams up with Fantasy Sports Network
March 2, 2015
One of New Jersey’s most iconic landmarks, the Monmouth Park Racetrack, is joining forces with Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY). Both companies have entered into a marketing partnership to launch the upcoming Monmouth Park Daily Fantasy Game that is expected in the next coming months. FNTSY Sports Network is a fantasy sports operator owned by Anthem Media Group Inc.; the fantasy sports operator is working with Monmouth Park to help with developing the website game platform as well as the launch of fantasy sports at horse race tracks. Monmouth Park Daily Fantasy Game is expected before the Opening Day of 2015’s Baseball Season. This is clearly a new era for New Jersey’s horse race tracks. Bill Knauf, Vice President of Business Operations at Monmouth Park, said: “Fantasy Sports Network is a tremendous partner as Monmouth Park looks to strengthen its gaming and entertainment presence in New Jersey and across the national market. Aspects of the partnership include brand cross-promotion, and development of an on-site presence at the track, including a Fantasy Sports Weekend prior to the start of the 2015 football season”.
Louis M. Maione, Chief Strategy Officer of Anthem Media Group Inc, said: “We are excited to play such an important role in the pioneering process of bringing fantasy sports to such a historic New Jersey destination. Already on the cutting edge of Thoroughbred racing, Monmouth Park is now expanding into one of the most exciting areas of sports entertainment and interactivity, one that is experiencing continued exponential growth. Adding our fantasy expertise and distribution will allow Monmouth Park to take-off with this endeavor, catering to fantasy enthusiasts in both local and remote locations”.