Cantor Data Services Launches Cantor Fantasy Sports™
Unique fantasy handicap combines fair play with competitive balance and offers the ultimate fantasy sports experience
NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Data Services, a subsidiary of Cantor Fitzgerald, today announced the launch of Cantor Fantasy Sports™, a new fantasy sports solution with opportunities to participate in multiple free and pay daily and weekly fantasy leagues. This new suite of games, available at: http://www.cantorfantasysports.com, uses sophisticated algorithms to create a unique fantasy line that combines fair play with competitive balance, allowing fantasy sports fanatics the ultimate experience. Cantor Fantasy Sports™ will feature three leagues: Cantor Top Tier™ and Cantor 7™ available immediately, and Cantor 5™, which will launch October 30, 2012.
"We are excited to launch Cantor Fantasy Sports™ and offer fantasy sports players more variety and instant entertainment and flexible play," said Matthew Holt, Vice President of Fantasy Games. He continued: "We are committed to providing fresh and innovative fantasy sports entertainment and building upon our exceptional technology platform to offer the ultimate experience that combines fair play with competitive balance on a revolutionary new fantasy sports platform."
Cantor Top Tier™, a weekly fantasy football league, offers users ten tiers with six players on each tier, each grouped by a similar fantasy value. Participants can select one player from each tier to form their fantasy football team. After the first game begins, participants can monitor their fantasy points based performance on a side by side live scoreboard. Participants can draft as many rosters and enter them in as many leagues as they would like.
The Cantor 7™ League platform, a weekly fantasy football league, allows users to select their desired roster of seven players consisting of: one quarterback, two running backs, two wide receivers, one kicker and a defense, to build the ultimate NFL fantasy football team. Cantor Fantasy Sports™ will generate a fantasy line so users can compare their team's fantasy line against an opposing user. The fantasy scores of all players will be added up and the fantasy line is applied to determine the winner. Users will be able to view their performance against their opponent on a side by side live scoreboard and can challenge multiple opponents.
The Cantor 5™ League platform, which will launch October 30 when the NBA season begins, will be a daily fantasy basketball league. Users will be able to select a team of five players consisting of one center, two forwards and two guards. A fantasy line will be given for two teams. The fantasy scores of all users will be added up and the fantasy line is applied to determine the winner.
More details are available at the Cantor Fantasy Sports™ website: http://www.cantorfantasysports.com. Players can learn to play by entering one of many free leagues. Those competing in a pay league must be at least 18 years old and have registered an account in order to participate.
About Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm at the forefront of financial and technological innovation, has been a proven and resilient leader for over 65 years. Cantor is a preeminent capital markets investment bank serving more than 5,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading and for its expanding presence serving the middle market with investment and banking services, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate financing. Cantor Fitzgerald also is a leader in new businesses including advisory and asset management services, gaming technology, e-commerce and other ventures.
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