Salary cap format: pick the players you want just for that day
Play for real money directly against other users
Over 12,000 1-day leagues to join right now - all different sizes
No daily commitment - simply play when you feel like it
We're huge - up to $1M in league prize pools every single day
How To Play
1. Join a one-day league for Real Money
Choose from thousands of one-day contests in our lobby. Pick from a ton of league sizes and prize pools.
2. Draft your team
Once you've picked a contest, pick your team for that day's games. Pick whoever you want - just stay under the salary cap limit.
3. Watch live scoring - automated payouts to winners!
Track your team’s score and league rank during the games via web or mobile in real-time. League winners get their money instantly.
Scoring: Hitters: 1B = 1pt, 2B = 2pts, 3B = 3pts, HR = 4pts, RBI = 1pt, R = 1pt, BB = 1pt, SB = 2pts, HBP = 1, Out (calculated as AB - hits) = -.25pt Pitchers: W = 4pts, ER = -1pt, K = 1pt, IP = 1pt (Fractional scoring per out)
Who Do You Play?
Play right away vs. other people
Our draft lobby literally has thousands of open contests that start and end in a day. Join one, pick your team, and you’re in. Edit your roster up until games start.
League sizes range from 2 to 2,000+, with tons of different payout structures to choose from. Most leagues don’t just have one winner. Many even reward the top half of finishers.
Or, play with your friends
Create a private league to play with friends. Choose your league size, entry fee, and prize distribution.
Play Safely and Securely
Yes, it's completely legal in the US and Canada!
In plain and simple terms, it's perfectly legal to play in FanDuel leagues, as long as you're in the US or Canada and 18 years of age or older. Fantasy sports is considered a game of skill and received a specific exemption from the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. We've even partnered up with companies like Sports Illustrated, Comcast, Sporting News, and plenty of others. Learn more about the legal jargon here.
SSL Secure transactions
All transactions on FanDuel are conducted on secure SSL connections which ensures data is always private. All user funds are held in accounts which are separate from the operational funds of the company.