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The Daily Fantasy Edge

Three of the top minds in DFS combine to break down slates. Peter Jennings is the top daily fantasy player in the world, Al Zeidenfeld was the 2013 Tournament Player of the Year and Adam Levitan is one of the most respected writers in the industry.
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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 29, 2019

Adam Levitan sits down with one of the most successful female grinders in DFS, Nicole Valencia. They discuss her journey, balancing family life, why more women don't play DFS and more. 

Timestamps: Nicole’s start in Fantasy Football (1:24) | Preferring NFL & MLB over NBA (4:45) | Juggling Life and DFS (6:11) | DFS in 10 years time (9:54) | Background in Computer Science (13:34)  | Nicole’s DK-friendly computer extensions (17:52) | The future of DFS (24:26) | The stigma of Sports Betting (27:33) | Women in Daily Fantasy (30:44)
May 23, 2019

Adam Levitan chats with prospect sure Josh Norris of Rotoworld. They discuss how Josh's outlook on players has changed since they've entered the league and some of the trickier situations. Adam and Josh also talk hair, emotions and trains. 

Josh’s Fantasy Football Podcast (2:45) | Green Bay Wide Receivers (8:26) | Tampa Bay Running Backs (12:31) | Atlanta Running Backs (17:10) | Arizona Wide Receivers (20:05) | Tennessee Wide Receivers (24:41) | Josh Allen (27:39) | Calvin Ridley (31:09) | Mike Gesicki (34:21) | Phillip Lindsay (35:37) | Leonard Fournette (37:56) | Marlon Mack (41:28) | Listener Questions (43:50)

May 15, 2019

Back in 2016, Aaron Jones won $5M at the DraftKings NFL Live Final -- still the largest prize in the history of DFS. He talks to Adam Levitan about that experience, the current state of the ecosystem, life as a professional gambler and more. 

TIMESTAMPS: Aaron’s Strategy in 2015 (2:25 ) | Why keep grinding after $5 million win? (6:53) | What Aaron spent the winning on (9:27) | How Aaron heard of DFS (11:37) |Battling for the lobby (15:27) | 2 Months $2 million (17:53) | Being more public facing in the DFS/Poker world (23:23) | Aaron’s organisation strategy (25:53) | Should the sites make games beatable? (31:00) | Niche sports (36:50) | Sports Betting changing the industry (39:22) | Listener Questions (44:15)

May 7, 2019

Adam Levitan sits down with nosebleed stakes professional sports bettor Rufus Peabody. They talk about his road from Yale to betting, the impact of legalization, issues within the industry and tons more. 

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Rufus’ route to becoming a professional Sports Betting  (1:10 ) | How uneducated money will affect the Sports Betting boom (10:07) | Does closing lines make Sports Betting easier than DFS? (14:03) | Crossover between DFS and Sports Betting (17:53) | Using reverse line movements in DFS (19:17) | Rufus’ thoughts on issue with Sportsbook setups (22:33) | Jeopardy James and the stigma around Sports Betting (30:22) | The value of anonymity (31:18) | Can you win without models? (41:08) | Peer-to-Peer and Exchange Sports Betting (42:14) | Listener Questions (47:04)

May 2, 2019

Matt Waldman is the premier NFL prospect scout in the fantasy community. He talks with Adam Levitan about his process, how he got on Dante Pettis and Nick Chubb last year, how the Cardinals offense will look this year and if Mecole Hardman can replace Tyreek Hill. Waldman and Levitan hit on the most important outlooks in this rookie class. 

TIMESTAMPS: Matt’s scouting beginnings (2:05) | Rookie landing spots and fantasy value (7:17) | Miles Sanders (7:22) | Mecole Hardman (9:38) | Hakeem Butler (13:26) | David Montgomery (16:19) |  N’Keal Harry (18:10) | Parris Campbell (21:05) |  Deebo Samuel & Jalen Hurd (22:58) | Marquise Brown (25:13) | Devin Singletary (30:35) | Listener Questions (32:56)

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