Intro to DFS: Part 1

Daily Fantasy Sports was introduced as an alternative to season long fantasy leagues. It allowed users to compete in daily competitions with the instant gratification of a payout similar to that of sports gambling – without the shady oversea/underground bookies.

DFS has since gained massive popularity across all sports due to its ease of access, instant payouts and straightforward scoring system.

How Do You Play?

The simplified way to explain this – The goal of DFS is to build a lineup for the day while staying under the total salary cap given. You then win by having a higher scoring lineup than your opponents.

The two biggest providers for DFS are FanDuel and DraftKings. The biggest differences between both providers are the scoring system, team construction and values given to players

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