MiniCo Insurance Agency Partners With Fantasy Player Protect to Offer Insurance Product for Fantasy Sports Gamers

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New insurance product offers coverage to protect the value of fantasy sports teams.

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FantasyPlayerProtect is the next logical step for serious fantasy sports gamers to protect their teams.

MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, in partnership with Fantasy Player Protect, LLLP, has introduced 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 is a real insurance policy for fantasy sports gamers to ease the impact of injuries on their fantasy teams. Coverage is available for multiple players. Application, purchase and policy issuance are completed via the online portal at http://www.FantasyPlayerProtect.com. Polices are now available for the 2013-2014 professional football season. Baseball, basketball and hockey will be added in 2014.

MiniCo President and CEO Mike Schofield commented, “FantasyPlayerProtect represents a unique addition to MiniCo’s portfolio of insurance products and an expansion of our focus beyond traditional specialty property and casualty lines.”

Tim Kenny, Executive Chairman of MiniCo’s parent company, Aran Insurance Services Group, observed, “This product fills a need in the fantasy sports gaming market for a real insurance product delivered via a robust website that permits customers to purchase a policy completely online.”

“Fantasy sports gamers spend a lot of time and money on their fantasy teams as part of the ownership experience,” said John LaCava, President and CEO of Aran Insurance Services Group. “FantasyPlayerProtect is the next logical step for serious fantasy sports gamers to protect their 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 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.

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.

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