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Cantor Gaming Opens First Phase of Race and Sports Book at Tropicana Las Vegas

“Cantor Gaming’s cutting-edge technology appeals to the Tropicana Las Vegas gamer, so we’re excited to attract players to experience the completely transformed, all-new, Tropicana Las Vegas.”

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Lee Amaitis, president and CEO of Cantor Gaming, commented: “The new Cantor Gaming race and sports book at the Tropicana will bring our revolutionary sports wagering technology to the all-new Tropicana on the Las Vegas strip when it opens in January 2011. The South Beach inspired changes include all new, best-in-class hotel rooms and suites, a new casino, 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting, catering and exhibit hall space, more than four acres of tropical pool area, new restaurants and bars, a new poker room, and a state-of-the-art race and sports book. The complete new race and sports book is scheduled to open in January 2011.

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The look and feel of the new Tropicana is vibrant and exciting, filled with the casual and sultry rhythm of a hot South Beach night. Cantor Gaming was also the first company to introduce In-Running wagering to Las Vegas, enabling wagering on live sporting events throughout the event. We are the only sports book operator in Las Vegas to have developed thousands of algorithms on individual player and team performances, transforming traditional wagering on a sporting event into the ability to bet on a wide range of sports in a real-time trading environment.”

Cantor Gaming, an affiliate of global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, announces the opening of its newest race and sports book at the Tropicana Las Vegas. Ahead of this, we are offering visitors to the Tropicana the opportunity to try our state-of-the-art In-Running wagering system at a satellite location within the casino. The initial phase of the Cantor Gaming race and sports book at the Tropicana will begin operations on Wednesday, Dec. 4,200 square foot, state-of-the-art race and sports book, which is currently under construction. Exceptional entertainment includes Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club and The Las Vegas Mob Experience, an interactive entertainment experience opening January 2011.

Cantor Gaming is the first company licensed to manufacture, distribute, and operate a mobile gaming system by the state of Nevada and remains the world leader. Cantor Gaming also offers mobile solutions to the gaming industry through its proprietary mobile gaming device, eDeck(TM) (known as Pocket Casino at the Las Vegas Sands’ Venetian and Palazzo), which offers casino customers the ability to play innovative casino games developed by Cantor Gaming including XtraOdds Baccarat(TM) and XtraOdds Blackjack(TM) as well as new and exciting progressive jackpot games within designated areas of the casino property, away from the casino floor.

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The complete casino gaming experience involves a great race and sports book,” said Richard Day, Director of Player Services for Tropicana Las Vegas. Cantor Gaming is the exclusive provider of mobile gaming and In-Running wagering solutions to the Hard Rock Hotel Casino, Las Vegas Sands Corp, and M Resort Spa Casino, and also has announced that it will provide sports wagering and mobile gaming to the Tropicana.

Cantor Gaming is an affiliate, and gaming licensee, of global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., which has over 65 years of experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure real-time, global financial transaction processing, management, and execution. The temporary book is located adjacent to the site of Cantor’s brand new, approx. Tropicana Las Vegas is not affiliated with any other Tropicana property or brand. Stay up-to-date on the latest Tropicana Las Vegas happenings by finding us on Facebook ( or following along on Twitter (

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In addition to this transformation, the world’s largest Nikki Beach will debut in spring 2011, making it the city’s hottest destination. Nikki Beach at Tropicana Las Vegas will be the ultimate entertainment experience as the ultra lounge, nightclub and Cafe Nikki flow into the four-acre beach club.

In the meantime, guests can sample Cantor Gaming’s full suite of unique sports betting technology, including In-Running, in the Ambhar Lounge at the Tropicana using Cantor Gaming’s mobile gaming devices.

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In the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas is redefining the expectations of today’s global travelers with a $180 million Phase 1 transformation scheduled for substantial completion in December 2010. Cantor and its affiliates process over $140 trillion of financial transaction securely every year over its proprietary technology platform.

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Dice Game Instructions

When a player decides to stop on his own, he scores whatever points he got before stopping. If a person gets 3 and 3, his score is not 6, but 12. All numbers thrown before 7 are added up and this is the person’s score. Ten

This game is known by different names in different countries, like – dicey, spot, zarf and roll-ten. E.g. 3 dice are required to play this game. Try keeping the fun as clean as possible.

. It is played with a single dice. A variant of this version could be setting a target score in advance, and the first person to reach it would be the winner.

You can easily improvise and even come up with newer versions on your own. They can, at times, get addictive, especially the ones involving money and betting, which should be avoided. Again, all dice showing his target number on top are kept aside. But playing them as adults can seem a little kiddish or amateurish to certain people. It can be any number from 1 to 6. The objective is to score exactly 21 by rolling as many times a player wishes and adding all corresponding scores. When one scores above 21, he is ‘busted’ and barred from the game. People also come up with variations of this game by setting the target higher to 36 or using 2 dice.

Sevens Out

A player’s luck is tested in this game, and is played with 2 dice. They are fun, interesting, and can evoke similar joyous emotions which people experience in childhood. Apart from enjoying with friends, they can be enjoyed with the entire family. One of the players throws all 3 dice at once. The dice which show the target number are kept aside. The others place bets on the result of their throw. A player continues to roll the dice till he gets a combined score of 7 on both dice. Since odds for the banker losing are higher, most players are reluctant to be bankers.


This game also requires a score-sheet and is played with a single dice. In case he stops at 1, it is not added to his score. Every player in turn rolls the dice, and keeps on throwing till he decides to stop or gets a 1. In case the total comes to be greater than 10, the banker is the loser and has to pay the others their betting amount. Every player gets a chance to be the bank. It is believed that this ancient gambling game from Rome was played by centurions responsible for Jesus’ garments during his crucifixion. Keep a score-sheet as well to note down scores. If the outcome of the throw, after adding, is less than 10, then all players lose the bet. Once a player has achieved his target number on all, he chooses another number and the game continues. When turns begin, the first player starts by rolling all his dice together. You can decide a target number before the start of play. The second player continues by rolling his 5 dice. In case nobody reaches the figure, the score closest to 21 is declared the winner. The game continues until all 5 dice show the target number and are kept aside. That is not the case. Most of them can be played with as many players as possible to multiply the fun aspect, and the rules are extremely easy to understand and follow.


This will require every player to have five dice each. If on a throw a person gets the same digit on both dice, the total is doubled while noting scores. The player who scores maximum points is the winner. A dice, or for few games, a score-sheet are the only things needed. The best part is that there is minimal inventory required. The first player to cross 100 is the winner.

As children, everyone must have played and enjoyed dice games. Each player gets a chance to roll the dice. The winner is the first player who has set and achieved targets of all numbers from 1 to 6.

Twenty One

This game is the equivalent of the famous card gambling game – blackjack

Rainbow 6 Guaranteed at $600K

The largest payout this year was $317,161.44 on January 3 with a ticket costing $33.60. 

A 3-year-old Florida-bred son of Seeking Beauty, Seeking Fame ($17.80) hit the wire in 1:13.35 in his first start for trainer Larry Pilotti, giving the Gulfstream-based conditioner his 700th career victory.

Last May, the Rainbow 6 produced the largest payout in Pick 6 history of $6.67 million to a single bettor.

“We really didn’t have a lot of stock at first but when we got down, the horses we had fit where we ran them and things were turning around,” Pilotti said. Previously, he won with This Quay Home on Dec. We’ve had a rough last couple of years, so this is a nice change.”

Seeking Fame Continues Strong Meet for Pilotti

Monarch Stables’ Seeking Fame rallied from dead last to reel in 3-5 favorite One Eyed Candidate and win Friday’s fifth race, a six-furlong sprint for $20,000 claimers on the main track.

Friday’s 8-6-6-8-8-7 combination returned $3,081 for multiple ticketholders. 

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved on Friday, creating a $600,000 guaranteed carryover pool for Saturday’s 12-race card at Gulfstream Park.

“This horse got here and he’s liked this racetrack and has trained real good on it and just seemed to be doing real well,” Pilotti said. 4, Ladyfromhavana ($6) on Feb. 13, and Rainy Night ($11.40) and B L’s Wagon ($10) on Feb. He has eight wins, two seconds and three thirds with just 17 starters for the Championship Meet, which opened December 6.

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The Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot is paid out only when there is a single ticket sold with all six winners. Saez won with Seeking Fame in the fifth race and Oxidada ($14) in the seventh; Lezcano was first with Satan’s Mistress ($11.20) in the opener and Previous ($4.20) in the eighth; Lopez rode Fenerbahce ($7.40) in the second and Depeche Chat ($11.20) in the eighth; and Bravo swept the late double with Claiming Victory ($8.60) in the 10th and Inventor’s Gate ($) in the 11th. “My help works real hard on these horses and they do a real good job for us. You know how it goes sometimes, things just get rolling.”

Pilotti’s winners have averaged a $12.43 payoff. 14 ($5.20), Rocket Star Red ($4) on Dec. 12 for $133,874.46 on a $4 ticket. On days when there is no unique ticket, 70 percent of that day’s pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners, while 30 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool. 

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Already, Pilotti has more wins in the last 12 weeks than he did over the past two winters at Gulfstream, when he was a combined 5-for-61.

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“The horses have been good and we’ve been lucky to run them where they can be competitive and win,” he said. 31, Joann’s Wildcat ($22.80) on Feb. Oxidada and Fenerbahce are both trained by Murat Sancal.

There was no unique winner of the popular multi-race wager for the 11th consecutive racing day since it was last hit Feb. “We’ve had a couple of nice horses that ran well. I said, ‘Look at us, we’ve got a shot here,’ and he just wore them down.”

Pick 5 Carryover: $50,000 Guaranteed. “He’s happy and shiny and just doing real good. 15.

It was the fifth consecutive victory and sixth in seven starts for Pilotti dating back to February 4. The $150,000 Herecomesthebride (G3) will go off as Race 5.

Also on Saturday, the 50-cent Late Pick 4 covering races 9-12 will offer a guaranteed pool of $100,000 while the 50-cent Pick 5 covering races 8-12 will have a guaranteed pool of $50,000.

Who’s Hot: Jockeys Luis Saez, Jose Lezcano, Paco Lopez and Joe Bravo each posted riding doubles. It just came together this month, that’s all. 7 ($22.20) and Feb. I was a little shocked when they turned for home and I saw [One Eyed Candidate] get away and then I saw us flying. Saturday’s Rainbow 6 will cover races 7-12 and includes the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Swale (G2) in Race 10 and $150,000 Palm Beach (G3) in Race 11

Britain’s Prince William Dons Samurai Gear on Japan Tour

“We never have the opportunity to get this close to members of the imperial family.”

He also had tea with Crown Prince Naruhito, a man who, like him, is one day destined to rule his country.

William, who has left his heavily pregnant wife, Kate, at home, tried his hand strumming the instrument, whose mastery remains a key skill for geisha.

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Earlier on the day, a beaming William, 32, met well-wishers at a bookstore bestrewn with Union Jacks in west Tokyo, where he launched an exhibition showcasing British industry.

“It really suits you,” came the reply.

He is due to leave Japan on Sunday, bound for Beijing.

That familiarity stands in marked contrast to Japan’s own imperial family, who are seen as austere and far removed from their people, and whose own carefully choreographed interactions with crowds frequently look awkward.

William, whose own military career saw him taking the controls of an ultra-modern helicopter, asked: “How does it look?”

The prince, accompanied by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, was greeted by flag-waving small children and invited into the facility.

William later toured the newsroom at NHK, one of the world’s biggest broadcasters, which has bureaus around the globe, and was told how the corporation had covered the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that struck Japan in 2011.

The dressing up session took place at the main studios of Japan’s national broadcaster NHK, on the set of one of its popular long-running period dramas.

The second-in-line to the British throne asked for a sword to complete the outfit, and grinned at photographers as he posed for pictures dressed as a warrior from yesteryear.

Motomiya is far enough from the crippled plant and was not designated as an evacuation zone following the nuclear accident, but the city has created the indoor facility for local children who have been encouraged not to play outside due to radiation fears.

The British prince was presented with a huge bunch of flowers by popular actress Mao Inoue, who looked stunning in a simple kimono.

The visit to the set was a reminder of the pageantry and tradition in Japan, which at times outstrips that of even Britain’s convention-bound royal family.

Later today William travelled to an indoor playground for children in Fukushima prefecture’s Motomiya city.. Britain’s Prince William Dons Samurai Gear on Japan Tour

Tokyo: Britain’s Prince William donned the trappings of feudal nobility in Japan today, wearing the helmet and clothes of an ancient samurai during a tour of a TV studio.

The young scion of the House of Windsor is immensely popular in Japan, where people speak of his warmth and his easy manner with members of the public.

The highly-trained entertainers learn to sing, dance and converse, with the cost of their company running up to thousands of dollars for an evening.

Earlier, he had been treated to a geisha show in which the ornately-attired women performed dances with fans and then sang traditional songs as they played “shamisen”, a three-stringed instrument sometimes described as a Japanese banjo.

Japan’s media has closely followed the royal visit, with many outlets using it as an opportunity to re-broadcast footage of William’s mother, the late Diana, during her trips to Tokyo.

The Princess of Wales was wildly popular in Japan, with her visits setting off so-called “Diana Fever” as tens of thousands flocked to meet her and as women sought to copy her carefully-coiffured hair and stylish dress sense.

William was to stay at a traditional “ryokan” inn in Fukushima, where Abe is expected to host a dinner.

On Friday, the second day of a four-day tour of Japan, William had met with the ageing Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, where his youth and vigour stood in marked contrast to the increasingly frail-looking couple.

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On Sunday he will meet people, whose lives were affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, including the staff of a newspaper who produced handwritten copies in the aftermath of the disaster because their printing presses had been destroyed.

The disaster claimed around 19,000 lives and left tens of thousands of people homeless.

Many of those displaced are still unable to return home, in some cases because of radiation that leaked from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, with scientists warning some areas may have to be abandoned.

Toddlers there at first looked a bit puzzled by the royal visitor but soon started playing with the smiling prince, throwing small soft plastic balls to play with him.

“We were really close to him,” said engineer Takeshi Miyagake, who had gone to meet the Duke of Cambridge at the bookshop

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Take some time to look at your writing and think about the enduring value of your writing. Luxor is 30 stories tall, the biggest pyramid ever raised in the Western Hemisphere, with a Sphinx outside and 2,526 deluxe rooms inside.

The latest word from the Roadside America website is that it is all being torn out and replaced with newer, better mysteries. Ilacqua is a freelance writer based in Tracy, California. Whereas, the Giza pyramids were the monument to the gods, Luxor Casino is nothing more than a container for human desire based on illusion. Just adjacent to the pyramid is a 76 full size replica of the Great Sphinx Luxor’s “Beam of Light,” the most powerful in the world, shines straight from the top of the pyramid. What are you building: a Giza Pyramid or a Luxor Casino? What will people remember about your life a 100, 1000 or 5000 years from now? What type of future do you want for the world and what are you doing now to create that future? Let the future guide your writing today.

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The answer is simple. Whereas the pyramids have been here for 5000 years or longer and will be here 5000 years from now, the Luxor Casino will probably not survive this century.

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Completed on October 15, 1993, the Luxor Casino and Hotel a thirty-story replica of the Egyptian pyramid of Khafre at Giza. Khafre’s Pyramid, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, gives its patrons a taste of ancient Egypt. The outside of the Luxor is just as magnificent as its outside. Nine Boeing 747s could be stacked in its atrium, said to be the world’s largest at 29 million cubic feet. At ten miles into space, you could read a newspaper by its light.

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. Its 40-billion candlepower makes it visible at cruising altitude from Los Angeles, about 250 miles away, on a clear night. Encased in bronze reflective glass, the 2,526 rooms, slanted at a 49-degree angle, overlook the center atrium of the pyramid. Why would anyone think of tearing down such a beautiful and awesome reproduction of a long-gone civilization and long-dead creed?

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The Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) oversees a wide variety of aviation sporting events and records throughout the world and also recently added spaceflight activities to their governing agenda. Hence it is necessary to follow important paragliding tips to ensure safety and to enjoy every single moment of your glide.

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Paragliding is a famous adventure sport but at the same time it is quite dangerous. Thrilling? Check. Paragliding is one badass adventure sport which lets you soar in the sky, without breaking a sweat. Therefore, it is very important to take all the right precautions before flying. Exhilarating? You bet. Among the most popular aerial sporting events are those for setting speed and distance records. Although once limited to activities using sailplanes, sporting parachutes, hot air balloons, and small powered craft, today aerial sports include hang gliding, paragliding, and activities involving ultralight, microlight, and human-powered aircraft. Most accidents happen due to rashness, so control over one’s…

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Arbitrage Betting Techniques Helps to Earn Money

And, of course, bet enough money and a small profit becomes a big one. Well, yes, it is legal, although some bookmakers will not take your bet if they suspect arbitrage betting. Any type of sporting event that has a gambling factor to it, there is always some kind of interesting and unusual bet that can be made. 

 One of the more daring wagers that a bettor can do is called arbitrage betting.  Of course, with this type of wager, one needs to be seriously adventurous. It can be a complicated formula, but if you are interested in arbitrage betting, we encourage you to read up on the subject. Nowadays, there are an unlimited number of computer simulations and formulas designed to rank and rate teams in just about every sport you can think of and with a little thought, it’s easy to see how you can utilize them when making sports picks. Sports betting have always been part art, part science. And that’s where your friendly independent bookmaker comes in. The ones that will tend to go against the grain and give odds on what they personally think, and not the established odds.  It is these types of free-thinking bookmakers that allow for heavy arbitrage betting taking place. Now, we’re not going to go into the math here, as it can be long and somewhat complicated, but trust us when we tell you that arbitrage betting situations can and do exist all the time. And if that happens, depending on the difference and the bets offered, one could feasibly bet both sides of an event with competing bookmakers, and guarantee a small profit no matter who wins. Combine all of those, and you might just come out on top. But in the modern world of sports betting, we have even more tools at our disposal than ever, and not taking advantage of them means you’re not doing everything you can do to win. Successful sports betting takes a feel for the game you’re betting on, a lot of knowledge about injuries and trends, and an understanding of the odds. Therefore, what is arbitrage betting, exactly?  This type of betting means that when it comes to a sporting match, the gambler places a wager on several aspects of the match, with different bookmakers.  Win, lose, low point spread, high point spread, you name it.  While this sounds like an insane waste of money, the idea behind it is that, regardless of what is being bet, the bettor is still going to get a profit no matter who wins the game.  This is also referred to as a sure win bet.

The basic premise is the odds between two bookmakers may differ. The big key to arbitrage betting is to find differing odds amongst different bookmakers. However, it’s not something that is heavily guarded against, as in general terms, each bookmaker still feels they win in an overall sense – after all, you are just playing their odds you win on the differing numbers between bookies. It usually takes a hefty cash layout to participate, but, if you feel it’s a sure thing, well, why not? If you are sporting enthusiasts, and you would like to put a little wager on some event or think that you can predict successfully, then you can earn some bucks by using the arbitrage betting systems.

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Pro leagues try blocking sports betting in N.J.

The U.S. That is seen as a way around a 1990s federal law that restricts state-sponsored sports gambling to Nevada and three other states. Chris Christie last Friday.

New Jersey’s latest effort is “in clear and flagrant violation of federal law,” the brief states, adding that the law Christie signed “is nothing more than a de facto authorization of sports gambling.”

This summer, Christie vetoed an altered version of the sports wagering bill that would have removed sports betting from state control, but in early September he issued a directive for Hoffman not to prosecute casinos and racetracks that offered sports betting.

Monmouth Park, a horse track, is the only location that has said it’s ready to accept wagers and has outfitted an area for a sports book operation. On its website, Monmouth Park announced it would “begin offering and accepting wagers on sporting contests and athletic events on Sunday, Oct. 26.”

In that appellate opinion last November, the judges wrote that “we do not read PASPA to prohibit New Jersey from repealing its ban on sports wagering.”

The bill Christie signed effectively repealed the state’s laws against sports gambling. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

The leagues filed a motion in federal court in Trenton, N.J., seeking an injunction that would stop the state from allowing casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting under legislation signed into law by Republican Gov. A spokeswoman for the Meadowlands Racetrack said Monday the track had no plans to implement sports wagering and was taking a wait-and-see approach.

A spokesman for Christie didn’t comment after the filing was made Monday, citing the pending litigation. But acting state Attorney General John Hoffman withdrew the state’s request for the hearing after Christie signed the law.

NEWARK, N.J. Supreme Court declined to hear New Jersey’s appeal.

© 2014 The Associated Press. District Judge Michael Shipp would rule on the leagues’ motion. He had been scheduled to hear arguments next month on whether he should modify his 2013 order prohibiting sports gambling in light of a subsequent appeals court ruling that sports gambling supporters saw as offering a legal justification. The pro leagues and the NCAA sued later that year, and Shipp and the appeals court ruled against the state’s effort to have PASPA declared unconstitutional. We’ll see what happens.”. – The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to wager on single games.

The National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball and the NCAA, in their filing, say New Jersey’s new law violates the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) by offering what amounts to state-sponsored sports gambling by restricting it to casinos and racetracks that are already heavily regulated by the state.

New Jersey voters overwhelmingly approved a nonbinding referendum on sports gambling in 2011, and Christie signed sports wagering legislation in early 2012. All Rights Reserved. Earlier in the day at a campaign event before the filing was released, Christie said, “We’re moving forward. Of the three, only Delaware offers parlay betting in which bettors must correctly pick several games to win money.

None of Atlantic City’s casinos has released a plan to offer sports betting.

It wasn’t immediately clear when U.S

Some Tips To Help You Win at Daily Fantasy Sports

50/50 contests are those which have 50/50 odds. The key to long term success in daily fantasy sports is focusing on 50/50 odds entries. In simpler terms, for each lineup I come up with I’ll bet $20 on 50/50 odds and $5 in a low odds tournament. They might even get lucky and actually place in one of those tournaments once in a while. Generally that means a 4 or 5 to one ratio of 50/50 to Tournaments. Still over time entering low odds tournaments is a road to an empty bankroll. That way assuming I picked an above average team the $20 will return $40. Realistically even someone that has very little fantasy football knowledge could simply construct lineups using their advice column. This will keep your bankroll stable and allow you to have all the fun of “lotto ticket” tournament play while minimizing the need to add cash to your account.

One of the best sites for Daily Fantasy Advice, particularly dealing with Fantasy Football is . That can either be going head to head against another randomly selected player or in a tournament with 50/50 odds where the top half of participants win. Much like buying lotto tickets the excitement of the possibility of winning tens of thousands of dollars in a single lineup entry is hard to resist. In Daily Fantasy Sports (or DFS) players put together a team and compete head to head or in large scale tournaments against other players online. Typically these can be anything from 100 to 10,000 participants with prizes ranging from a few hundred dollars to a million or more.

Most new players are attracted to the large scale high prize tournaments. If I happen to place in or win a tournament it could mean thousands or more.

The key to long term success in Daily Fantasy is finding the right balance of entries in the various contest types in any given week. The other type are large scale tournaments with big prizes for the winners. If I lose the tournament I’m still left with $35. In those we simply need to be slightly above average to win consistently.

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Since both types of contests are fun to play and I do love the excitement of large scale tournaments my system involves playing both types but spreading the bets around so that in essence the 50/50 entries pay for the tournament entries. The odds of winning depends on what type of contests players choose to participate in.. Remember that the rule of thumb is for each lineup 80-20% ratio of $ ‘s entered in 50/50 odds vs tournaments.


I’ve been an avid player for the past 4 years and have grown my bankroll and even pulled out funds (after tournament wins) on occasion. 50/50 and Large Scale Tournaments. That’s great if you don’t mind adding money to your account all the time. The key is a disciplined betting strategy combined with research and a high level of knowledge in the sport you choose to play.

There are two main types of contests players can participate in. There are a few similar sites out there so do your research!

What is Daily Fantasy Sports?

Different Tournament Types:

Daily Fantasy Sports is a new take on Fantasy that has been on the rise ever since the courts ruled Fantasy Sports betting to be a game of skill rather then “Gambling”. All of the participants choose from the same player pool. Let’s face it we all think we are great at whatever fantasy sport we like to play but the idea that it is possible to win tournaments that pay out the top 10% of scorers is about as likely as the odds of beating the stock market consistently. They provide weekly in-depth analysis and cheat sheets for Fanduel and Draftkings Daily Fantasy Football lineups. That however can not be said of the 50/50 odds match-ups