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Fantasy Sports Freerolls Explained

Fantasy Sports Freerolls Explained
By Derek of

For those of you who have never played daily fantasy sports or are very new to the industry, this article will explain a great way for you to get started. Almost every daily fantasy site out there wants to get as many new customers as they can and in order to do so, they are willing to give out huge benefits to new customers. One benefit is the deposit bonus which we will get in to another time, but today we are going to focus on freerolls.

A freeroll is essentially a free way for new players to try out daily fantasy sports and make some real money. It is a free entry into a league that has real money payouts and has absolutely no strings attached. You don't ever have to make a deposit if you don't want to. A freeroll is basically a free ticket to try out the site and to try to win some money while you are at it.

A freeroll is how most daily fantasy sites advertise their product and they are a great way to get new users to play. If you are interested in joining a freeroll, all you have to do is google the site name and the word freeroll and you should be able to find some. All of the major sites have freerolls pretty much every week including Fanduel and and DraftKings. Once you find a freeroll that you want to play in, you will have to create an account for that site and then you can start on making your team.

We won't go into too much detail about how to make a team, but essentially you will be given a salary cap (varies by DFS site) that you will use in order to pick players for your team. You have to fill out each position that it requires you to and you are allowed to change your team all the way up to the start of the very first game.

Now on to the best part about the freerolls: the payouts! Freeroll payouts will range from very small amounts ($50) all the way up to huge amounts ($2,000). While you may be enticed to enter the freerolls where you can win the most money, so will everyone else, resulting in a huge amount of entries and lesser odds of winning. The key to a good freeroll is to find one that doesn't have a ton of people in it. That way you actually have a shot at winning some real money. So if you are deciding between a freeroll that is giving out $100 and only has 50 people in it and a freeroll that is giving away $1,000 but has 2,000 people in it, my advice is to go for the smaller one.

The payouts of a freeroll are generally designed to pay out quite a few people rather than to just those who finish at the very top. This way it gives more people the chance to win some money and eventually want to play on that fantasy site.

Freerolls usually payout to the top 5-10% or so of the entries with first place winning the most and so on.

So, for all the beginners out there, I highly recommend getting into as many freerolls as you can. Not only are they a free chance to win some real money, but they will help you get used to the sites, scoring, and daily fantasy sports in general.

On the other hand, if you are already signed up for a few sites and already play fantasy sports but still want to join some freerolls, then don't worry you are not out of luck. Most sites will offer freerolls to existing players every week as well, the only problem is that normally these freerolls have a lot more people in them and they are harder to actually place in the money. But hey, it's free so there is no harm in entering them.

Good luck!

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