MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsHub Technologies, LLC announced today the purchase of the assets of the National Fantasy Championship, from STATS, the world's leading sports data and technology company. The NFC runs the world's largest high-stakes events including the National Fantasy Football Championship, National Fantasy Baseball Championship, and National Fantasy Basketball Championship. The longest-running high-stakes fantasy sports operator in the industry, the NFC has awarded more than $37 million in prize money. As part of the transaction, STATS will continue to power the NFC data and scoring. "The NFC has revolutionized the world of high-stakes fantasy sports and caters to some of the highest value fantasy sports fans and most loyal users in the world. They are the only high-stakes operator with live events hosted in Las Vegas, New York, Chicago and online," said Rob Phythian, CEO of Sports Hub Technologies. "These high-stakes contests and events reach the high-end fantasy sports participant, adding many new possibilities to our long-term strategy." The deal adds to a series of recent acquisitions made by SportsHub to enhance its position as a full-spectrum provider of fantasy sports products and services. NFC will operate as a separate division with GM Greg Ambrosius retaining his previous responsibilities while also taking on a senior role within the SportsHub management team. "We started the NFC in 2004 with the vision of creating a new fantasy sports experience for hard core fantasy sports fans who wanted a higher level of competition," Ambrosius said. "I am excited join forces with SportsHub to advance that vision and to unlock our full potential. "I thank STATS for being NFC's home for the past six years."