DraftStreet Diary: New Fantasy Leagues Every Day; Win Cash

It’s great to be playing again at DraftStreet. Every Monday, I’ll start with a fresh $100 bankroll for the week and share my picks in this space once a day. Years of experience in traditional Roto and Head-to-Head formats doesn’t change the fact that I’m a relative novice in daily fantasy leagues. We’ll be learning together; just click on the logo to get started. While there are some interesting variations, the Salary Cap game is most appealing. The rules are simple,

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FanDuel Diary: Join Our $3,000 Tournament Tonight

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Want to win $600 cash tonight for a $5 investment? Me too. Just click the logo to enter our $3,000 tournament. Pick a 9-man roster without exceeding the $60,000 salary cap and whoever scores the most fantasy points wins. Only six categories matter — PTS = 1pt, REB = 1pt, AST = 1pt, BLK = 2pts, STL = 2pts, TO = -1pt — and while a good player on a hot night can earn 50+, averaging about 30 per man

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FanDuel Diary: Freerolls Friday & Saturday

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We’re launching this new daily feature with a special Freeroll weekend. Friday’s one-day tournament has no entry fee, but $250 will be paid out in 17 cash prizes, including $50 to the winner. Join FanDuel (if you haven’t already) with no deposit or credit card required, find out for yourself how much fun it is to pick a team, and maybe take home some free money. Tomorrow there will be a “winner take all” contest, again absolutely free to enter.FanDuel 15 Nov.

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Fantasy Spin: October 5, 2012

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The Fantasy Spin is delighted to be partnered with FanDuel this season. Daily fantasy games are challenging, exciting and can be lucrative. Compared to 20 years of Roto and a dozen or more Head-to-Head seasons, I’m a novice at this. The FanDuel hoops game is beautifully simple: pick nine players — 2PG, 2 SG, 2 SF, 2 PF, 1 C — and whoever scores the most points wins. The scoring system is also uncomplicated: 3-pt FG = 3pts; 2-pt FG = 2pts; FT =

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