The guys at FanThrowdown are the new kids on the daily fantasy sports block, and in similar fashion they’re aimed straight at the top of the daily fantasy player favorite charts. Lets get into our Daily Fantasy Review of FanThrowdown.
Cashier – FanThrowdown covets some of the fastest payouts in the business, often processed the same day. They offer a wide array of deposit options including Paypal. You can cashout via Paypal or Check. TeamDFR has great confidence in the way FanThrowdown handles our money and so should you.
Rake – Industry standard rake applies here, which is around 10% of the game’s buy-in until you reach higher stakes.
Customer Service – To make it simple, the customer service at FanThrowdown is great. They’re fast, hands-on, and responsive. It really helps our comfort level as players knowing that our emails will be responded to quickly and our problems will be handled in a timely professional manner.
Interface – We find the FanThrowdown interface to be clean and well-structured. Nothing seems out of place and you can spend as long as you like building your team without worrying about eye fatigue. The player stats they include are reasonable and you’re not left desiring anything specific. The multi-player games could be set up a bit better, allowing more interaction when trying to view your opponents teams, but overall it’s only a slight hindrance. Game payouts are extremely fast, ending exactly when all players from both teams are finished. This isn’t something most daily fantasy sites are capable of.
Salary – Player salaries are relatively competitive with just a hint of lag in regards to updates. You’ll find players who are more expensive than they should be more than you’ll find cheap and obvious picks. Overall it’s a challenging daily fantasy site to build lineups on.
Scoring – Industry standard with minimal points taken away. To give you an example, you’ll find their fantasy baseball scoring rules listed below:
1B = 1pt (single)
2B = 2pts (double)
3B = 3pts (triple)
HR = 4pts
RBI = 1pt
R = 1pt
BB = 1pt (walks)
SB = 2pts (stolen base)
HBP = 1pt (hit by pitch)
Out (calculated as at bats – hits) = – .25pt + (negative)
W = 5pts
ER = -1pt
SO = 1pt
IP = 1pt*