Fantasy Player Protect Introduces New Insurance Product for Fantasy Sports Gamers

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Experienced financial services professionals launch new product offering coverage to protect the value of fantasy sports teams.

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We wanted to create what we couldn’t find in the market: a high-end interface that speaks directly to serious fantasy sports gamers offering a quality real insurance product that is easy to purchase 100 percent online.

Fantasy Player Protect, LLLP, in partnership with MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, introduces FantasyPlayerProtect, a new insurance product designed to help fantasy sports gamers protect the value of their fantasy teams in the event of devastating player injury.

FantasyPlayerProtect offers real insurance for fantasy sports gamers to ease the impact of injuries on their fantasy teams. Coverage is available for multiple players. Customers may submit an application and purchase a policy completely online.

Policies for the 2013-2014 professional football season are now available at http://www.FantasyPlayerProtect.com. Baseball, basketball and hockey platforms will be added within the next year.

Founding partners Philip LaGiglia and Joseph LaGiglia, both active fantasy football enthusiasts, recognized a need for an insurance product for their fellow gamers.

“As gamers ourselves, we know what it’s like to put in countless hours to assemble the perfect fantasy team only to have the season derailed by an injury to a top player,” commented Philip LaGiglia. “We wanted to create what we couldn’t find in the market: a high-end interface that speaks directly to serious fantasy sports gamers offering a quality real insurance product that is easy to purchase 100 percent online.”

Joseph LaGiglia pointed out the importance of insurance as one more part of the fantasy team ownership experience. “Those who play fantasy sports want the general manager experience – drafting players, making trades and formulating lineups. Now fantasy sports gamers can take the next step by insuring and protecting their championship teams.”

MiniCo is the appointed program administrator for the FantasyPlayerProtect insurance product. Fantasy Player Protect, LLLP, will provide innovative product design and marketing consulting services to MiniCo for the program. The policy is underwritten by carriers rated “A” (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company.

About Fantasy Player Protect, LLLP
Fantasy Player Protect, LLLP, was founded in 2013 for the purpose of developing an Internet distribution platform to introduce a low-cost insurance solution specifically designed for gamers participating in fantasy sports leagues to include, but not limited to, football, baseball, basketball and hockey.

About MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC
MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, was founded in 1974 as a provider of specialty insurance products and publications for the self-storage industry. Today the company is a program administrator offering multiple specialty property and casualty insurance products for a variety of unique industries and exposures. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, the parent company of MiniCo Insurance Agency of Canada, Incorporated, is a member of the Aran Insurance Services Group.

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