Bragstr Combines Fantasy Sports, Sport Wagering

Bragstr, a new startup based in Chatsworth, said today that it has launched a new service which combines fantasy sports and social gaming. Bragstr said its new service will let fans compete, socialize, and tout their knowledge of sports, allowing users to make fantasy bets on upcoming sporting events for virtual gold coins. The site said users can earn players virtual coins which can be redeemed for real world prizes. The new startup is headed by Jon Knarreborg. Bragstr said it will be offering up virtual betting on the upcoming NFL and NCAA football seasons, and will include all major sports and their postseasons. The new service also includes deep social hooks into Facebook and Twitter, as well as social sharing features.