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Welcome to our review of Fanduel, the best daily and weekly fantasy sports site on the web! Draft a team today, get paid tonight when the games are over! One day fantasy sports leagues are recreating the way the game is played and there is nothing more exciting! This is where WE play! Fanduel is open to US Players with exception of Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana or Montana who's state laws don't allow daily fantasy sports. Canadian players are also allowed.

Fanduel has been kind enough to work out a special deal with our site that allows us to offer RotoPicks readers a special 100% signup bonus up to $200 in free bonus cash on your 1st deposit! (Enter promo code: ROTOPICKS) Simply sign up through the link above and the bonus will be applied to your account. As with all daily fantasy website bonuses, your bonus cash is credited to your account in a time released fashion as you play. Deposit bonuses release in increments of $1 for every 100 Frequent Player Points (FPPs) that you earn by playing in paid contests. All deposit bonuses expire four months after they are created.

Fanduel Points (FDPs) are points you earn upon the start of every paid contest you enter on, whether you win or lose. FDPs awarded vary per contest type are not earned for playing in FREE ENTRY games. The more contests you join and money you spend, the more FDPs you earn, which are used to enter special freerolls.

Fanduel fantasy sports caters to both the novice and pro fantasy player. You can play for free in their freerolls (which offer prizes) to get a feel for the site, or play for real money for as little as a $1 entry fee or all the way up to highroller action of $5,300!

Fanduel offers daily and weekly leagues for NFL football, NCAA football, NBA basketball, college basketball, Major League Baseball and NHL. You can play in leagues as small as head to head all the way up to thousands of players in Guaranteed Prize Pool Leagues (GPP's). Types of leagues vary including but not limited to: large guaranteed prize pool salary cap leagues, head to head, 50/50 (aka Double Ups), and more. Our favorite leagues are the double up leagues where you only have to finish within the top 50% to cash!

Fanduel Info:

Phone: 1-800-475-2250
Customer Service Email:
In Business Since: 2009
Location: New York City, NY
Minimum Deposit: $10
Deposit Options: Paypal, Visa, other credit cards via PayPal. Payouts are made via Paypal/Check and are FAST!
Withdrawal Options: PayPal, check
Signup Bonus: 100% Bonus up to $200! Use Fanduel code: ROTOPICKS
Bonus/Promo Code: ROTOPICKS
Minimum League Entry Fee: Offers free games. Cash games start at $1.00!
Rewards Program: Offers Fanduel points (FDP) for your play. FDP are used to enter FDP freerolls which give away over $15,000 cash per month.

Rosters and Salary Caps

NFL: QB, RB, RB, WR, WR, WR, TE, K, D ($60,000)

College Football: QB, RB, RB, WR, WR, WR, TE ($45,000)

NBA: PG, PG, SG, SG, SF, SF, PF, PF, C ($60,000)

College Basketball: G, G, G, G, F, F, F, F, F ($60,000)

Baseball: P, C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF ($35,000)

NHL: LW, LW, RW, RW, C, C, D, D, G ($55,000)



Offense Defense
Rushing yards made = 0.1pts Sacks = 1pt
Rushing touchdowns = 6pts Opponent-fumbles recovered = 2pts
Passing yards = 0.04pts Interception return touchdowns = 6pts
Passing touchdowns = 4pts Fumble return touchdowns = 6pts
Interceptions = -1pt Kickoff return touchdowns = 6pts
Receiving yards = 0.1pts Punt return touchdowns = 6 pts (excludes blocked punts)
Receiving touchdowns = 6pts Safeties = 2pts
Receptions = 0.5pts Blocked kicks = 2pts
Kickoff return touchdowns = 6pts Interceptions = 2pts
Punt return touchdowns = 6pts 0 points allowed = 10pts
Fumbles lost = -2pts 1-6 points allowed = 7pts
Own fumbles recovered touchdowns = 6pts 7-13 points allowed = 4pts
Two-point conversions scored = 2pts 14-20 points allowed = 1pt
Two-point conversion passes = 2pts 28-34 points allowed = -1pt
Field-goals from 0-19 yards = 3pts 35+ points allowed = -4pts
Field-goals from 20-29 yards = 3pts  
Field-goals from 30-39 yards = 3pts  
Field-goals from 40-49 yards = 4pts  
Field-goals from 50+ yards = 5pts  
Extra-point conversions = 1pt

College Football:

Rushing yards made = 0.1pts
Rushing touchdowns = 6pts
Passing yards = 0.04pts
Passing touchdowns = 4pts
Interceptions = -1pt
Receiving yards = 0.1pts
Receiving touchdowns = 6pts
Receptions = 0.5pts
Kickoff return touchdowns = 6pts
Punt return touchdowns = 6pts
Fumbles lost = -2pts
Own fumbles recovered touchdowns = 6pts
Two-point conversions scored = 2pts
Two-point conversion passes = 2pts
Field-goals from 0-19 yards = 3pts
Field-goals from 20-29 yards = 3pts
Field-goals from 30-39 yards = 3pts
Field-goals from 40-49 yards = 4pts
Field-goals from 50+ yards = 5pts
Extra-point conversions = 1pt


Baseball (MLB)
Hitters Pitchers
1B = 1pt W = 4pts
2B = 2pts ER = -1pt
3B = 3pts SO = 1pt
HR = 4pts IP = 1pt*
RBI = 1pt  
R = 1pt  
BB = 1pt  
SB = 2pts  
HBP = 1pt  
Out (calculated as at bats - hits) = -.25pt  
*Fractional scoring per out.

Pro Hoops:

Basketball (NBA)
3-pt FG = 3pts
2-pt FG = 2pts
FT = 1pt
Rebound = 1.2pts
Assist = 1.5pts
Block = 2pts
Steal = 2pts
Turnover = -1pt

NCAA Hoops:

College Basketball (NCAA)
Point = 1pt
Rebound = 1.2pts
Assist = 1.5pts
Block = 2pts
Steal = 2pts
Turnover = -1pt


Forwards/Defencemen Goalies
Goals = 3pts Wins = 3pts
Assists = 2pts Goals Against = -1pt
Plus/Minus = 1pt Saves = 0.2pt
Penalty Minutes = 0.25pt Shutouts = 2pts
Powerplay Points = +0.5pt  
Shots on Goal = 0.4pt

More Reasons to Open an Account at Fanduel: Weekly freerolls - The Weekly Open Freeroll is open to all users, has no entry fee, and rewards $1,000 in prizes.

There is also a New Depositor Freeroll each week for new depositors in that week. There are also $1,000 in prizes in this freeroll. Deposit bonuses release as free cash at a rate of 4% of every entry fee you pay.

Fanduel's World Fantasy Basketball Championship (WFBBC)

Date: Live final on April 10th in South Beach, FL

50 finalists will be flown out to the Ritz-Carlton in South Beach, Miami for the $1,000,000 World Fantasy Basketball Championship!


7th - 8th$20,000
9th - 11th$15,000
12th - 16th$10,000
17th - 23rd$9,000
24th - 31st$8,000
32nd - 40th$7,000
41st - 50th$6,000

Daily Fantasy Bonus Codes

Fanduel: Enter promo code ROTOPICKS into the box to receive a special 100% sign-up bonus on your first deposit up to $200!

Draftkings: Enter promo code ROTOPICKS when signing up and receive a GIANT 100% bonus up to $600 in free cash!

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