FanDuel Review

FanDuel Review and Complete Details:

Updated: July 22, 2015                        

Fantasy Football on Fanduel

FanDuel is one of the Largest Daily Play Fantasy Rooms on the Internet, has been in existence since 2009 and based in New York, NY and has a west coast office in San Francisco, CA.

Fan Duel is noted as the largest DFS (Daily Fantasy Sport) site, having  payouts of over $6 Million dollars and running over 3 million leagues every month.

The popularity of Daily Fantasy Sports play exploded last year when the major players, like Fan Duel started running Radio advertising campaigns last fall on all the Major Sports Talk radio stations in all the Big Sports Cities like NY, Chicago and LA.

Fan Duel is 100% legal everywhere in the U.S. and Canada except for Arizona, Iowa, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Vermont and the province of Quebec. You only need to be 18 years of age to play here in the U.S.A.

Fan Duel has hundreds of daily draft and play fantasy games (like a 1 day fantasy season). There are no season long commitments, no injuries or suspensions, no weekly pick ups and drops or anything you’d normally encounter on a season long fantasy team.

You play whoever is available to play that day and when you choose to play, that’s it…..   Nothing is really required, except your desire to win.

You Deposit into your account ($10 is the minimum), and that’s what you use to buy-in to the games. Wins on Fan Duel are paid back directly into your player account by the next day..

Fan Duel also gives their players complete fantasy player updates, injury info and strategies like the Fan Duel Insider, there you’ll find suggested line-up choices and stories  about all things fantasy sports.

The Daily Games offered on Fan Duel are Salary-Capped Fantasy Contests, each player Drafts a team from players available that day within the SALARY CAP limits, and scores points based on the performance of each player daily.

Deposits and Cash-outs are all conducted within the U.S.A. and are completely within all state and federal laws and guidelines.

45 of the 50 U.S. accept Fantasy Sports play as legal contests of skill, the exceptions being Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Vermont .

FanDuel Football Scoring and Rules

FanDuel Baseball Scoring and Rules

FanDuel Basketball Scoring and Rules

MLB games and tournaments offer a $35K CAP regular level game and a Expert $32K CAP game.

NFL games and tournaments offer a $65K CAP beginner level game, a $60K CAP regular level and a $55K CAP expert level.

Games / Tournaments are offered in Free Play, $1, $2, $5, $10, $20 and up to $109, $250 and larger buy-ins.

You will find head to head match-ups, 3, 5, 6, 10, 20 player games and tournaments ranging from 50 to 1000 and larger player fields.

The larger the field, the larger the payouts. These are more difficult to cash out on, but the rewards are considerably more  significant.

If you stick to the smaller 5, 6, 10 and 20 player fields, you’ll find yourself cashing out more often, these are often called the CASH GAMES. Many players on these small $1 and $2 games are just filling rosters and hoping to get lucky.

In order for a game to be played there are some minimum sign-ups required, these depend on the size and buy-in of the contests.

Larger tournament size contests will allow you enter multiple line-ups, this lets you make up several line-ups to improve your chances of a cash payout.

Winners will be paid into their player accounts by the following day.

Create a Private League on Fan Duel

FanDuel gives you the option of Creating a Private or Public league, You can make a new league every week and invite your friends or co-workers.

Just click Create league, fill in the details to your personal settings and let your friends know about it.

Customer Service

Is just outstanding,  just contact Support (Tab at top of main lobby) or call FanDuel at 415-237-2774 with any questions or concerns.

FanDuel Main Lobby

Note the filters on left margin, select leagues, total players, start times, play level and buy-ins to fit you individual needs.

Tournament / Game Lobby

Tournament / Game details are at the top showing everything you need to know,  click the prize link to see the payouts available

The players available that day/week are on the left, just click add to select your choices. Your CAP dollars are updated as you fill your roster. All the real games are listed at the top, so you can determine the match ups you like.


These are the default Bonus Levels and all new players will gain you entry into the Weekly Free Roll.

You can deposit any amount you desire, the minimum is $10.

If you have any Questions or issues you can call Customer service at 1-415-237-2274 or just contact support on site.


You can withdraw your money at any time,

Pal Pal is the default withdrawal method, however by submitting a support ticket ( detailing the amount you wish to withdraw by Check and your mailing address.

If you withdraw $250 or more you will need to submit a completed tax form, this is so when you hit the $600 withdrawal amount you are already in the system for tax withholding. This is required by law and Fan Duel follows all federal and state laws.


We think the wide variety of Fantasy Contest buy-ins, games and tournaments can’t be beat.

The total number of players on FanDuel will afford you an opportunity to find the game, league and buy-in you want, when you want it.

FanDuel has been around for years and is not going anywhere, anytime soon….their weekly payouts prove their popularity.

Sign-up to FanDuel Now and use your Fantasy know how to Make Money from a Fantasy!

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