Anyone do draftkings (or similar)?

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  1. Chigs

    Chigs The finest in the Nation VIP

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    And how did you do?

    For the first time in years, I do not have a fantasy baseball team. Ive opted to try out draftkings instead (My team last year was so riddled with injuries, I wanted to try this out). Im about to start doing it, I just wanted to wait for the season to kick up a bit.

    I just want to know what I am getting into....
     
  2. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Get ready to get a knee to the groin, and all your money taken away. :grad:
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    That's the only thing holding me back.
     
  4. Chigs

    Chigs The finest in the Nation VIP

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    I did pretty well when I did football on a similar site, and I typically do well in regular fantasy baseball. My investment is the usual buy-in for my regular baseball league, so I won't lose more than that. Im not in the position for high stakes gambling, at the moment.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    I might be down to check it out depending on the minimum bet required.
     
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    Gas Face Well-Known Member

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    You can bet 5 bucks if you want.
     
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  8. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    I have made over $10,000 playing Draft Kings.
     
  9. Ridic

    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

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    I have done it.

    I didn't do very well with football but have been having success with baseball.

    "Success" being a relative term I guess. I had 2 bucks left in my Draft Kings account from football, played three different $2 contests and now have $29.

    I play the guaranteed leagues with 100-150 allowed entrants so usually anyone in the top 20 wins anywhere from $1-$30.

    I look for the worst pitchers and then take multiple 1-5 hitters from the opposing teams of those pitchers so it's likely to gets puts for runs and rbis at the same time. You're offensive players must be from at least 3 teams. I go heavy with 2 teams then take 1-2 from the third team. For the 2 pitchers I take guys who eat innings and strike out a lot of batters. Or an up and comer with a low salary who is facing a shitty offensive team.
     
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    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

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    Seriously?
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    No.
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    i was thinking about doing it, but after reading up on it, its basically just gambling, so i figured i'm gonnoa end up losing in the long run so decided not play

    there's people who spend their whole waking hours playing and researching it, so i'd be outgamed

    i'll stick iwth fantasy sports with my friends who i know all put equal time and effort into it than me so i have a chance to win