Fantasy Football Costs Billions

By: Channel 6 News Email
By: Channel 6 News Email

If you're taking part in Fantasy Football on the can bet it's costing your employer.

A study by Chicago-based outplacement firm Challenger, Gray, & Christmas found fantasy football is costing employers billions due to lost worker productivity.

The firm estimates 22.3 million employed fantasy football owners spend at least one hour a week managing or tweaking their rosters.

And when you calculate the average hourly wage...that ends up being about 6.5 billion dollars across the 15-week fantasy season.

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