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Who Won the $50,000 Fantasy Baseball Contest?

Who Won the $50,000 Fantasy Baseball Contest?
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Fantasy Feud is a complete scam.  The more people from pregame that deposit into their accounts the bigger the commish pregame gets back on player losses.

the last time I made this comment someone from pregame told me "really, it's a $5 entry fee, what's scam", then i was put on moderation a couple of days 

I am NOT a Pregame.com Director of the Boards! 

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What does that have to say about  Pregame & their commitment to the well being of all with in the Community

Its just a partnership for them to both make money.  Nothing really wrong with that its capitalism at its finest.  When pregame action offered deals and specials to sign up with sportsbooks pregame was getting a % of the losses that its memeber had when they joined a site thru pregame action.  Its just a form of networking is all really.

yea, but at least the people that signed with sports books had a legit chance to win 

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Its affiliate marketing ...

Fantasy sports, online bingo, casinos, sports books and whatever other product you can market. Clicking thru = 30-90 day or lifetime cookie. as NL mentioned ... as the person deposits into a casino or sports book, you as the affiliate are credited with that customer ... yielding you the affiliate either a profit share of all loss's or a one time commission.

So if you clicked through a sports book banner somewhere and your re-depositing money, the person hosting the banner is getting a 25-30% cut of your loss's ...

Oh yeah Fantasy sports has been determined by the courts to be a game of skill and is perfectly legal to wager real money on in the US  .....  LOL

 

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I think Pregame hosting banners for sports books is a fantastic idea.  It's not like they had a vested interest in people losing and the more outs we have the better.  You were not betting against Pregame and they probably only received advertising money per click like google.  When you run a website to attract gamblers why not set them up with an avenue to place wagers?

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I think Pregame hosting banners for sports books is a fantastic idea.  It's not like they had a vested interest in people losing and the more outs we have the better.  You were not betting against Pregame and they probably only received advertising money per click like google.  When you run a website to attract gamblers why not set them up with an avenue to place wagers?

I agree .... I would have zero issue with the knowledge that a site or forum that I subscribed to or frequented was generating revenue via Banner ad's. In fact if I liked the community and free content Id try to give back a little by using the banners when possible, if I were interested in the product.
Most marketeers choose rev share as a means of compensation, due to the possibility of landing a whale. Money makes the world go round and its a good thing that affiliate marketing exists to compensate those who go through the trouble to make it all happen.

 

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Then a website gets in bed with bet islands  they close up shop. And the players get stuffed for $1300

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Then a website gets in bed with bet islands  they close up shop. And the players get stuffed for $1300

Buyer beware when dealing in illegal activity because our government is so backasswards and no reputable companies can operate in US jurisdiction

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Then a website gets in bed with bet islands  they close up shop. And the players get stuffed for $1300

I'm sure there's a story of a nefarious site that your referring to. This whole industry is "grey" to be kind ... placing and promoting banner ad's is nothing new and has little to do with the business practices of the product that is promoted, in this virtual "wild west" world of offshore books. Unless the site was a front for the book itself .... who knows.
Road gamblers used to consider shrink from robberies just part of the cost of doing business, maybe the same philosophy can be applied to offshores ... until we can all agree that online wagering should be legal.  

 

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