June 24, 2009: Fantasy sports operator and developer RotoHog has signed a deal with Operation Sports to produce, manage and market their "2009 Stock Exchange Football" game. Financial terms with Operation Sports, a videogame/fantasy destination based in Woodbridge, Va., with more than 115,000 members, were not disclosed. The game is expected to launch in the fall to time with the NFL season. There are more than 12 million unique users of football sites in the country, according to the Fantasy Sports Association.
The deal follows recent RotoHog alliances with The Sporting News, Fantasy Sports Ventures and Fox Sports en Espanol. "Operation Sports has carved a solid space as the 'go-to' place for news and the latest information on the sports videogame industry," said Kelly Perdew, CEO of Los Angeles-based RotoHog. "This is the latest example of the diversity of partners RotoHog can work with to build quality, effective platforms that can increase traffic and build a more all-encompassing online experience."
RotoHog is a privately funded company whose investors include Allen & Co., Mission Ventures and Sports Capital Partners Worldwide.