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Method and System for Providing a Personalized Ranking of Contests for a Daily Fantasy Lobby

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246076D
Publication Date: 2016-May-03
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Francesco Orabona: INVENTOR [+5]

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for automatically providing a personalized ranking of contests for each user for a daily fantasy lobby. The method and system provides a list of pinned contests based on preferences of a user in order to maximize engagement and revenue. The list of pinned contests can also be provided based on past behavior of users using machine learning algorithms.

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Method and System for Providing a Personalized Ranking of Contests for a Daily Fantasy Lobby

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for automatically providing a personalized ranking of contests for each user for a daily fantasy lobby.  The method and system provides a list of pinned contests based on preferences of a user in order to maximize engagement and revenue.  The list of pinned contests can also be provided based on past behavior of users using machine learning algorithms.

Description

Daily Fantasy Lobby is an interface available for players to view a list of available contests.  The Daily Fantasy Lobby lists all the available contests, sorts or ranks the available contests based on different criteria.  The criteria, can be, but need not be limited to, an entry fee, an entry limit, a start time, a contest type and a scope.  However, a few contests are "pinned", that is shown on the top regardless of the sorting criteria used.  In the prior art, a list of pinned contests is selected by a human, taking into account a limited number of factors, such as, but not limited to, a current filling rate, an entry fee.  Further, a same list of pinned contests was displayed to all users.

Disclosed is a method and system for automatically providing a personalized ranking of contests for each user for a daily fantasy lobby.  The method and system provides a list of pinned contests based on preferences of a user in order to maximize engagement and revenue.  The list of...