Sports can you really win big money on online fantasy football/sports?

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  1. Notfunorfunny

    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    I placed 7th where top six made money five times in NHL contests. Frustrating.

    My question? Has anyone made real money doing online fantasy sports? BTW I love it but I do wonder if there are phantom computer lineups developed in game to defeat hot player lineups. Thanks in advance for your thoughts NfOf.
     
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    Yup, I turned $25 into over $40000 this year. Week 17 here we come
     
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    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    Good to know. I hope I can msg you sometime.i have netted about four hundred bucks. I think I have lost because I simply don't follow players enough but I really do enjoy it. My flyer today weeden at qb.thx man
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Youre an idiot. You didnt finish 7th dummy, its a fucking lie to make you think you are sooooo close to winning, so put your money down again, sucker.
     
  5. Notfunorfunny

    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    Your exact thoughts entered my mind checking results of matches.
     
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    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    @ARM any thoughts? I know you love sports . Do you play fantasy and can you make coin in your opinion?
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Just do the shit for fun and join a fantasy league. I do it in nfl, pay 50 bucks with 9 other buddies once a year and then have fun for 16 weeks. I never win, i dont care. Made it to the finals this year so i broke even.
     
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    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    Though there is a binary outcome for me college basketball game betting most logical mathematically. Huge information gulf for Vegas house on tiny teams you can bet on in ncaab.
     
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    My advice on Fanduel/Draftkings

    1 - pick something you know well. I only do UFC, baseball and a little football. I think UFC is the best because it has less randomness than team sports, golf or NASCAR.

    2 - Avoid large pools, that is where the owners got caught using their inside info to bet on each others sites. They did not cheat outright, they just knew the popular picks ahead of time and made contrarian picks to optimize their chance at winning.

    3 - If you think you are good at making picks, I would play in a bunch of small pools (even 2 or 3 man pools). Then you dont need crazy long shots and you don't always need your "A" game to win.

    4 - If you play in small pools, avoid names of opponents who you see repeatedly or guys who have a ton of open pools that they started. Those are the sharks - they can be beaten but there's no sense competing against the best guys if you can avoid it.
     
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    also, if you have the temptation to do a large pool, you should pick a few "sleeper" players that you know no one else is picking. If those guys do good you have a huge advantage.
     
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    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    This was very helpful and appreciated
     
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    Notfunorfunny I Can Pull It

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    Got sharked by a top league yday true thx.
     
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    KC won some loot online
     
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    I know some people who have won small amounts on those sites. Like OP, I always feel like the site either enters all sorts of phantom lineups, or maybe they even go back and retroactively create the best lineups for their phantom teams. There are usually hundreds of thousands of teams entered for each contest, so how could anyone really know? :scratch:

    We do know that DraftKings employees were caught playing and winning money on their sister site, FanDuel (or vice versa)
     
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    If your talking Draft Kings and Fan Duel.......Insider info and the MIT nerds with access to Super Computers are running the table on winnings.......
    Have heard a couple of very interesting exposes on this subject.............It's a complete scam.......
     
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    Snotty My Snothand be strong!!! VIP Gold

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    And lost it all.......Allegedly......
     
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    I am putting in very little but it would be nice to know if one's money is not better spent on Powerball.
     
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    1. Companies don't make money on winners

    2. Easier making money playing Online poker.
     
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    Draft Kings and FanDuel are two separate companies
     
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    Yes, big money can be made. If . . . you work for either of the two, get inside info, and play on the other's website. You haven't heard it's already been done? So if that can happen in the first few months imagine what's going on now and in the future.

    As others mentioned before. You really believe you came in 7th place? Maybe with 25,000 other people too.

    People will never learn. If you gamble often you will not come out ahead in the end.