a. FanSaloon.com allows you to compete in daily head-to-head fantasy sports competitions for cash prizes.
a. Because the fantasy sports games that are being played for cash prizes are games of skill and not games of chance, it is legal. However, there are 9 states within the United States where the participation in skill-based game tournaments for cash prizes is considered illegal. If you live in the following states, you may not play for cash prizes on FanSaloon.com. Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Maryland, North Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont.
a. You must be 18 or older to become a FanSaloon.com member.
a. FanSaloon.com works as a secured third party for people online to set up head 2 head fantasy sports tournaments. Once a tournament has been accepted by both members, money from both accounts is automatically deposited into our neutral account. After the daily fantasy sports game has been played, the winner's account will automatically be credited.
a. Currently FanSaloon.com supports MLB, NFL, NHL and NBA
a. If you forget your password, click on this link to have it e-mailed to you. Send me my password.
a. NO. Our policy is, only one account per individual and billing address.
a. Unfortunately FanSaloon.com is not legal in every state. If you live in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Maryland, North Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont you may not fantasy sports games for cash prizes. Keep checking back with us, because as laws change, we will open up to new states.
a. To get in on the action, sign up by clicking here and completing the account registration form.
a. See our "getting started page" if you need help getting started on FanSaloon.com.
a. We recommend that you have a broadband internet connection for your ultimate fantasy sports gaming experience.
a. The "My Saloon Page" is where you can view all of the action.
a. The user rating system is one of the most important community tools used for determining other players' skills, experience, and reputation on the site. Your user rating is strictly determined on your feedback that your opponents give you. Make sure that you provide comments for your opponent after you have finished the match. See More on the rules page.
a.FanSaloon.com is 100% free to sign up and there are no monthly subscription charges.
a.There is a 10% fee that will be automatically withdrawn from your account every time you play a match with a prize greater than $10.00. Matches with a prize of $10 or less have a flat rate service fee of $1.00. The fee is called a FanSaloon.com service fee. For example, a $25 match would cost you $27.50 to enter (25 x 10% = $2.50). The winner would then receive $50.
You can deposit money using your verified PayPal account, your credit or debit card, money order, and Echeck. We offer online payment via PayPal which can be accessed through the "cashier" page. You can also make payments over the phone by calling (866) 934-2636. Or mail your money order along with a note of your name, address, phone number and FanSaloon.com username to:
Beyond Gaming, LLC
333 W Seventh St . Suite 370
Royal Oak, MI 48070
FanSaloon.com will never charge your card without your consent for any reason.
*There is a $10 minimum on all deposits.
a. This usually occurs because the address for your FanSaloon.com account does not match the billing address for your debit or credit card. Because of this, our bank has declined the card even though your bank approved the transaction and put the money on hold. This hold generally lasts 48-72 hours and when the hold is released the money will be put back on your card.
a. FanSaloon.com does not accept most pre-paid cards. If you are looking for a pre-paid card that will work, FanSaloon.com accepts Green Dot Visa or MasterCard. Go to www.greendotonline.com for more information.
a. Unfortunately this happens to some of our customers because of their internet service providers. If this happens, just call 1-866-934-2636 and we can take your deposit over the phone.
a. We welcome members from all over the world to participate in our fantasy sports skill tournaments. All transactions for FanSaloon.com are in U.S. dollars. PayPal, our primary payment processor, will automatically convert your deposit in U.S. dollars to your native currency, deducting the proper amount from your credit card or PayPal account. If you have any questions please contact customercare@FanSaloon.com.
a. As soon as you send a challenge to another user, those funds become unavailable to be used to compete in other matches. Once a challenge is sent you have two options; you can proceed with setting the match up and play or you can cancel the posted challenge. Sent challenges can be canceled under Current Tournaments on the My Saloon page.
a. FanSaloon.com can write you a check or deposit money into your PayPal account. There is a $3 Transaction Processing Fee on all Paypal withdrawals and a $10 Transaction Processing Fee on all Check withdrawals. To request a withdrawal use the form on the cashier page which is accessible from your My Saloon page or by clicking on your balance at the top of any page.
a. It takes 10 to 14 business days to process all regular withdrawals. If it has been longer than 14 business days, please contact
a. If you select an express withdrawal by PayPal you will receive your withdrawal on the next business day (Monday-Friday) and if you select an express withdrawal by check the check will be sent by regular mail on the next business day. There is an additional express withdrawal fee of $10 for standard members and $7 for premium members.
Playing A Match
a. FanSaloon.com offers matches daily in salary cap & live draft formats. Users also have the capability of posting their own matches for others to join. If you head to the Draft Lobby on the homepage, you can sort available matches by a number of variables. Find the match style, size, and buy-in amount you are comfortable with and choose accordingly.
a. Once you find the match you are looking for in the draft lobby, just click and you will be prompted to join the match and allow for the funds to be deducted from your account.
a. Yes, if the match is not full yet. Once the match is full, all participants are committed. If the match is not full yet, you can click the LEAVE button next to that match in the Current Matches section on your My Saloon page.
a. Certain stats have a fantasy point value which can be found in our scoring rules on the Rules page. Stats are provided by Sports Direct Inc. Sometimes official stats might be adjusted within the scoring period by Sports Direct Inc. Once the scoring period is over, no stats will be changed and FanSaloon match results are final.
a. Scoreboards are launched at the start of the scoring period (at the scheduled start time of the first game of the scoring period). You can access the Scoreboard from your Current Matches section on you\’re my Saloon page by clicking the "Scoreboard" link next to the match you want to view. You can see your opponents' usernames and the players they selected on the scoreboard.
a. Leagues can vary in a number of ways. There are different drafting styles, roster limits, and scoring systems. These are all clearly defined on the "RULES" page.
a. If you need to leave a draft for any reason, you can click the "Enable auto-pick" box on the draft screen and your picks will be automatically selected according to best player available and positions you need to fill. If you return to your computer before the draft ends, you can uncheck the "Enable Auto Draft" box and resume making selections on your own.
a. If you sign up for a match with a set draft time and cannot get to a computer in time, your team will be automatically selected for you. When you get to your computer, you can uncheck the
"Enable Auto Draft" box and resume making selections on your own.
a. The Queue allows you to make a list of players you are looking at drafting. You can rank them in the order you would like them on your team, and if your clock runs out, or you need to step away from your computer, your highest ranked player in queue will be selected to your team.
a. When you highlight a player in the draft room, a few statistics will pop up with the player\’s info. If you would like more in depth statistics or injury news, just click "View Full Profile" and a new popup will appear with all the relevant statistics to help you make the best decision.
a. Depending on the roster style of your match, you will need to have at least one player at all required positions. If you have not filled all positions and attempt to draft a player outside those positions, the draft room will not allow such a selection. Make sure you pay attention to your picks and roster limitations.
a. If a game is rained out and not made up within a match\’s scoring period, then all players in that game will receive 0 stats.
a. In salary cap matches, it is possible to have some of the same players as your opponent(s). Although extremely rare, it is also possible to have all the same players as your opponent. If you have the same players, they count for both teams. You will not be able to have the same team in draft matches.
a. Lineup changes can be made up until a player\’s game begins. Once a player\’s game starts, he will be locked in roster spot (either active or reserve).
30. Any changes made after the final box score is submitted will not be taken into account. All players\’ stats are final within 20 minutes of the completion of each game.
a. Go to your My Leagues page see every match you have participated on the "My Matches" tab.
a. Prices are recalculated for each scoring period based on recent performance, current year performance and previous year performance. Some aspects of each players matchup are factored into their price as well. The player's number of scheduled games for the scoring period is factored in.
In the event of a tie the winners will be decided by the lineup with the lowest overall salary.