DraftKings and FanDuel are the industry leaders in the Daily Fantasy Sports market, and the battle between them for the number one spot has only intensified in recent months. When considering which site to join, the real question is: what’s the difference? This visual comparison of DraftKings and FanDuel highlights the various discrepancies big and small to help you decide which site is better for you.
Here’s a brief rundown of the different categories to keep in mind when comparing daily fantasy sports sites:
General Information About the Sites
Considers statistics like: number of users, amount of capital raised by investors, revenue in 2014, etc. to evaluate the reliability and popularity of each site.
Partnerships and Affiliations
Highlights the leagues, teams, and media companies that work with each daily fantasy sports site. Sometimes these partnerships can lead to special prizes, events, or tournaments sponsored by an affiliated organization.
Each site has its own guidelines for salary caps and roster limitations. Knowing these differences can help a user pick a site with the roster components and budget that suits them best.
Types of Games and Scoring Methods
Mentions the different sports and contest types offered, as well as how contests are scored for the different sports on each site.
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For the record, I never actually played football. I have no doubt that I would get crushed running across the middle for a pass, every single time.
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