“Dueling with Kings”: Lifting the Lid on DFS

There are many different approaches to the world of daily fantasy sports. For most players, DFS is a casual interest—a way of supporting your favourite players; an interesting spin on traditional sportsbook betting; a way to put your money where your mouth is in friendly disputes. For others, however, daily fantasy sports is a way to make a living. Top of the tree (or, rather, the ocean) are the shark players—the 1% who rake in 91% of all prize money.

Joining the ranks of the sharks takes time, effort, commitment, and cold, hard cash. Want to know exactly what it takes—without putting your life savings on the line? Take it from a man who’s done it: Daniel Barbarisi. Following hot on the heels of DFS films Perfect Lineup and The Big Short, Barbarisi has released one of the first DFS books: Dueling with Kings. The book tells the story of how he spent a year going from casual DFS player to consummate pro—and much more.

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Horse Racing at Arlington Park. Image source: Paul Kehrer

The Telegraph Launches Daily Fantasy Racing

Whilst we frequently focus on football here at DailyFantasyUK, it’s worth remembering that the world of DFS includes a vast range of sports. In fact, in the past, we’ve written articles covering daily fantasy golf, cricket, and basketball. Now, there’s a new addition to the roster: daily fantasy racing.

The eagle-eyed amongst you may think this is nothing new—after all, DraftKings have long offered NASCAR tournaments. But we’re not talking about racing with four wheels—think four legs instead. Yes, The Telegraph are bringing horse racing into the world of daily fantasy—and we just can’t wait to try it out! Read on to learn more about this exciting new daily tournament, and find out how you can get involved!

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