Launch of new fantasy sports website Apne - Kapil Dev
The former Indian captain for cricket Kapil Dev introduced yesterday at the Lalit Hotel ceremony a new daily fantasy sports portal called ' Apne11. 'This is another entrant into the fantasy sporting area with more than 70 operators currently operating in this market. But in India, the sector is still in growth mode as fantasy sports leagues are experiencing high traction with customers growing from 200K in 2016 to 2 crore in 2018. The amount increased to 5 crores in 2019.
Kapil Dev the brand ambassador announced that Apne11 will have an introductory offer of 100% User Bonus for new customer depositing in the new sports fantasy portal. The firm has also announced that the' Kapil League' is a unique event in which the leading scorer of Kapil league will receive Rs. 25 and the top five winners will meet and the iconic cricketer. During the launch ceremony, Kapil Dev stated, "I am excited to be associated with Apne11 as it will give millions a chance to compete and have even deeper connections with the sport than before."
Akshay Jaggi, CEO of Apne11, commented on the launch:' The goal of Apne11 is to be the best platform which provides the best experience to players. We are a customer based company and it was a natural decision for us in this market to launch our innovative site. Our team does our best in the very hearts of fantasy players to become the first choice. The gaming industry is undergoing a revolution and with one of the world’s largest youth population, India is poised to become one of the world’s leading markets in the gaming sector. Taking forward the same vision we want to make daily fantasy sports game experience simpler & reach tier 2 and tier 3 cities. Our endeavor is to unite India in coming together to celebrate sports in the country.”
Mr. Roland Landers, CEO, All India Gaming Federation said, “The Indian market is the fastest-growing fantasy sports market in the world, the market is projected to touch $5 billion in the next two years. As a game of skill, Apne11 connects the user with a platform where they can exhibit their knowledge and expertise of the game to win big”.