Should you have a passion for the sport of NBA then you are in luck as this is one of the most commonly utilised sports that have a very wide range of Fantasy Sporting opportunities available at all of our featured Fantasy Sports sites.
You will be awarded with a budget which you have to use to build your own unique set of players that make up your team and once each player is playing in the corresponding real life Basketball match they will accumulate a point score based on certain aspects of their game play.
The most commonly used scoring system found attached to all Fantasy Basketball events are based on the following game play events each player experiences. Points are awarded if your players scores a Point or he has a Missed FG or a Missed FT, plus additional points are awarded if that player Assists or gets either a Rebound, a Turnover, or performs a Steal or manages to Block shots.
Fantasy American Football
Each and every single one of our listed sites will offer you the ability of building your own Fantasy American Football team. The scoring system is quite complicated at first but if you are a fan of this sport you should soon get to grips with how it works and operates.
The two main types of scoring options are for Offensive and Defensive playing moves and as such you will be awarded points or will lose points when your players fumble, score field goals, or block kicks.
As the scoring system will add or subtract points to your Team it is going to be advisable that you spend some time selecting your team members, as you really will need to pick out the most in form players. They are going to be the ones most likely to see you being awarded the most points whilst a poor playing player could, through his game play, end up losing you points for game playing errors on the football field!
If it is the sport of Hockey that you have an interest in then you will be pleased to learn that you can use your knowledge of this sport to put together your own unique set of players and build your very own Fantasy Hockey sports team.
There is something of a unique type of scoring system in place on Fantasy Hockey teams as there are different points to be award to the Goalie you have picked along with the Skaters/Players, and as such it will pay dividends for you to carefully select just which Goalie you are going to have in your Team – he will get both points earned and points deducted depending on just how well he plays.
The same thing is true for your Skaters/Players as they will be awarded points for assists, blocked shots, and of course goals. It always pays to spend as much time as you need when picking your team!
One recent addition to the available Fantasy Sports opportunities are those involving the sport of Golf.
Much like all other Fantasy Sports you are given the option of choosing a team of several players taking part in an up and coming Golf Tournament and depending on just well each of your selected Golfer’s plays you will be awarded a set of points.
You should be aware that not all Fantasy Sports site offer Fantasy Golf gaming opportunities. However one of our featured and top rated sites – Draftkings – have recently made live such a fantasy opportunity. So if you’re a golfing fan and want to build up a team to win some cash then Draftkings should be at the top of your list.
Knowledge of players counts for a lot in all sports, but golf fans in particular have good opportunities to pick a strong team using player and course knowledge.
If you’re a baseball fan, you will be able to pick your own fantasy baseball team made up of players from all of the major leagues. With there being so many talented and not so talented players out there everyone will of course have their own unique opinions on just which players make up the perfect team.
Once again you are going to find the scoring system that is attached to all fantasy baseball games to be unique to that sport, and as such you will find points can be awarded for both pitching and hitting. This will mean you really ought to be picking the best players who are most likely to get a home run to allow you to amass what will hopefully be a winning score.
The cost of taking part in a fantasy baseball game is not going to be too expensive, even if you have just a modest bankroll at your disposal are going to be able to actively get involved.
You are also going to be able to take part in plenty of NASCAR Fantasy Sports contests and events, however when you do there is a very simple scoring structure in place as each event available is normally a simple match between two drivers.You’ll have to use your skill and judgement to pick the drivers who you are convinced are going to get as many lap leads as they can. Points will be awarded for their final finishing position in any race along with points being awarded for each lap that your chosen drivers manage to complete.
If you do enjoy the exciting spectator sport of NASCAR then why not get involved by forming your own fantasy NASCAR racing team, this will add another level of excitement when you next sit down with a beer or two to watch a major race. If all goes as planned then you could pick up some rather large cash prizes if your drivers perform as you hope!
While the number of people who regularly play at fantasy sports websites is constantly growing, outside of the US and Canada it’s probably soccer fantasy games that are most popular. Soccer is the number one game throughout Europe and Asia, and there is definitely no shortage of fans who will always have their own opinions on their favourite players and teams.
Being able to put together your own teams made up of players from different real-life teams – while also being rewarded with cash prizes via Fantasy Sports sites when your chosen team does well – will give you lots of bragging rights with your friends, especially if you’ve set up your own fantasy league between you.
There are some major differences in regards to the way fantasy soccer contests work and play. Often you’ll be choosing teams at the start of a long season, though there are opportunities for contests run over shorter periods or even on individual games in some cases.
If you are playing over the course of a season, it will often be possible to swap and transfer players at certain times in that season.
There may be small monthly prizes awarded to those fantasy team managers whose soccer teams are doing well during the season, with a huge cash prize being awarded at the end of the season to the top scoring team.
One European and UK facing Sportsbook that have their own fantasy soccer site is SkyBet. Once you have signed up to their sportsbook site you can use your log in details to quickly and instantly access their fantasy soccer section.
Fantasy Horse Racing
Should you be a fan of the Sport of Kings, that being Horse Racing then you will find several sites offer you the chance of picking a team of Jockey’s, Horse Trainers and of course Horses that will make up you Fantasy Stable.
When you sign up to a site that offers Fantasy Horse Racing then your chosen Horses, Trainers and Jockeys will be used to determine your stables score for the duration of a Flat or Jumping Season. You will of course be hoping your selections perform to the top of their game and win more horse races than all of your opponents.