Spotlight acquires Alarm Sports Network to enter US fantasy market
| By Daniel O'Boyle
Racing Post owner Spotlight Sports Group has announced its acquisition of fantasy sports technology and media company Alarm Sports Network (ASN).
ASN’s consumer sports platforms Fantasy Alarm, DFS Alarm and Wager Alarm will all be integrated into Spotlight’s sports betting and fantasy sports offering. This is already made up of the Racing Post in the UK and sports betting content provider Pickwise.
Spotlight CEO Alan Byrne said: “This acquisition immediately accelerates our growth across North America with the addition of proprietary technology and authoritative, scalable content. We are delighted to be joining forces with a vastly experienced management team steeped in fantasy sports and sports betting expertise.