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According to a McKinsey report, a whopping 91% of all profit in DFS is earned by just 1.3% of the users. What are these top 1% of players doing? How are they approaching the game that allows them to take the bulk of the winnings over others? Over you! In this weekly podcast, Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss game theory concepts of expert-level DFS play that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!

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    #56: What‘s Your Equation?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 148:18

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss the value of reducing your mental load on a slate, why setting goals affects your overall approach in playing DFS more than anything else, protecting your reputation, and NBA late swap dynamics on FanDuel with multi-positional eligibility.  ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #55: Good For The Aggregators

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 101:25

    Jordan Cooper welcomes Travis Pettey (petteytheft89) to discuss how NBA DFS has changed since 2015, originating your own numbers versus using industry projections, how lineup construction differs in a sport with weak correlations, late swap processes, and the effect of multi-positional eligibility on FanDuel. Travis Pettey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/petteytheft ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #54: X Marks The Spot

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 79:43

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on James Gettinger (chess_is_ok) to discuss the differences between the games now versus 5 years ago, the scale of edges in DFS, and optimal contest selection & bankroll management to maximize ROI. James Gettinger on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chess_is_ok James Gettinger on Metafy: https://metafy.gg/@chess_is_ok ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #53: Chalk Smash

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 61:19

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss differentiation on heavily chalky slates, overvaluing optionality, and where the line is in giving up too much projection for leverage. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #52: No Angles

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 131:06

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss strategic decisions on slates with flat ownership, using optionality as a tie-breaker, and when projections don't match with thinking "I know better". ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #51: Sanity Checks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 93:57

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss using expected fantasy point metrics, running back variance, and whether or not player potential is already priced into the market. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #50: Hot Or Due?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 120:19

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss macro strategies from the past NFL slate and arbitraging public opinion on certain players & team situations. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #49: Immediate Regression

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 110:36

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss how the field is reacting to late NFL news, over-stacking in small field GPPs, and whether or not industry projections will curtail some of the overreactions on next week's NFL slate based on a one-game sample size. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #48: Up The Nutso

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 109:24

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on JM Tohline (JMToWin) of One Week Season to discuss why sharp DFS players who know little about the sport consistently beat "NFL experts" and how DFS is not a game of picking players but building better lineups than your opponents. JM Tohline on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmtowin One Week Season: https://oneweekseason.com ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #47: There‘s So Much Dumb Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 147:37


    Jordan Cooper welcomes on author Ed Miller to discuss the skill gap in DFS, if the game design is indeed "broken", how casual players seek solutions that actively hurt their chances, the parallels to sports betting and how that ecosystem actually works. Ed Miller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/edmillerpoker The Logic of Sports Betting: https://www.amazon.com/Logic-Sports-Betting-Ed-Miller-ebook/dp/B07RG6H8C2 The Curse of Too Much Skill (article): https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/technology-media-and-telecommunications/our-insights/for-daily-fantasy-sports-operators-the-curse-of-too-much-skill The Math & Myths of Massive Multi-Entry GPPs (article): https://www.bettingtalk.com/massive-multi-top-attraction ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com


    #46: Magic Settings

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 136:23

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Adam Scherer (ShipMyMoney) to discuss handling downswings, switching between formats, how average players utilize optimizers poorly, and the effect of content and tools on the ownership in DFS contests. Adam Scherer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/shipmymoneydfs Awesemo: https://www.awesemo.com ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #45: The Black Box

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 191:08

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Daniel Hutchings (nerdytenor) to discuss how his background in poker software helped him develop a winning DFS process, the difference between balanced strategies versus exploitative ones, and how far away the DFS ecosystem is to becoming efficiently "solved". Daniel Hutchings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nerdytenor ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #44: The Gray Area

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 126:06

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Paul Villamizar (pew_pew_pew) to discuss the DFS soccer ecosystem, the politics of high-stakes play, the importance of having a good reputation while giving action, and the "old school gambler" mentality. Paul Villamizar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pew_pew_peeeeew ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #43: The Edgelords

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 117:29

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Michael Leone from Establish The Run to discuss the Best Ball ecosystem, how the edge in small field DFS GPPs differs from large field ones, and the mentality it takes to put all of your volume on only 1-2 strategic decisions for a slate. Michael Leone on Twitter: https://twitter.com/2hats1mike Establish The Run: https://establishtherun.com ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #42: CSV Tilt

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 170:24

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Neil Orfield (ncorfield8k) to discuss the long-term value of custom projections vs. game theory, optimizer mistakes & upload errors, how the process of similarly sharp players can differ, and a whole lot more. Neil Orfield on Twitter: https://twitter.com/playerqDFS ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #41: Monster Creator

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 110:18

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Justin Freeman to discuss projections as a range of outcomes, simulation methodologies, game sims vs. contest sims, and determining the expected value of a DFS lineup. Justin Freeman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/justinfreeman18 Run The Sims: https://www.runthesims.com ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #40: The Blah Blah Blahs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021

    Jordan Cooper welcomes Kyle Dvorchak back on to share the results of his overlay hunting challenge the past few months and discuss the major mentality differences between season-long fantasy players and DFS professionals. Kyle Dvorchak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kyletweetshere ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #39: Mass Delusion Complex

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 74:02

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss how pitcher quality & offensive production affects MLB DFS strategies moving into the hot summer months, exploiting overconfidence in small sample sizes, and mentally accepting the randomness of outcomes. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #38: Middle Management Player

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 129:21

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Ryan Belongia (rydagreat) to discuss DFS soccer strategies, roster construction mistakes people make in GPPs, overvaluing floor versus ceiling, and the difficulty of projecting the sport well. Ryan Belongia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryanbelongia ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #37: The Whole Sticky Stuff

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 78:16

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss how the crackdown on starting pitchers may affect DFS, determining the efficient ownership of a player or stack, and why directional accuracy can be more important than being absolutely precise. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #36: Uncertain Balls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 65:03

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss how the same exact concepts from DFS large-field GPP play apply to NFL Best Ball drafting strategies for super-tournaments. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #35: Big Fish In A Little Sea

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 138:45

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Warren Kosoy (billsfan777) to discuss exploiting fragility in projections, bankroll management mistakes, the benefits of focusing on niche sports, and collusion in high stakes 3-man contests. Warren Kosoy on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wjkosoy ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #34: The Barbell Thing

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 124:40

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss small field vs. large field dynamics, lineup diversification methodologies for MLB GPPs, and why FanDuel seemingly has much softer contests than DraftKings. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #33: The Cleanest Path

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 112:55

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss MLB GPP dynamics this season including roster construction, combinatorics, and misconceptions about building contrarian lineups. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #32: Morning Pages

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 95:23

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss maintaining work-life balance when playing DFS, content creation approaches, and the value of writing out your thoughts. ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #31: Taming The Optimizer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 105:08

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Peter Viles (Uhhuhbro) to discuss massive multi-entry GPP play, working with optimizer tools, studying sharp lineups, and his journey from low stakes to high stakes contests. Peter Viles on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chunkyardage ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #30: Soccer, It's There

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 128:33

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Alex Hooper to discuss moving up from lower stakes play, specializing in a niche sport and formats, managing a small bankroll, and defining short-term and long-term goals. Alex Hooper on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexhooper ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #29: The Gut Spectrum

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 164:21

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Brian Hooper (Bric75) to discuss a wide array of topics including projections, simulations, leverage, bankrolls, sports betting, politics and economics. Brian Hooper on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianHooper__ Brian Hooper on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-KtNqmwY4K4CaHTwmDuKQ LOLz Podcast: https://redcircle.com/shows/lolzpodcast ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #28: One Slate Mentality

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 117:05

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Peter Lu to discuss probabilistic thinking, exploiting your opponent's decisions, applying leverage in MLB GPPs, and getting past the mindset of judging your results based on a single slate. Peter Lu on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bostoneagle5 ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #27: Projections Are Nonsense

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 108:30

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Dave Potts (CheeseIsGood) to discuss his transition from season-long fantasy baseball to DFS, the fragility of MLB projections, and overcoming your fear of embracing variance in GPPs. Dave Potts on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davepotts2 ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    $26: No More Odor

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 86:02

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Derek Carty to discuss MLB projections, the variance between pitchers and hitters, the effect of inefficient player salaries, and exploiting perceptions in DFS. Derek Carty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/derekcarty THE BAT on RotoGrinders: https://rotogrinders.com/the-bat ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #25: One Long Session

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 137:08

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Alex Sonty to discuss dealing with mental fatigue playing DFS, how to avoid falling into pattern recognition biases, the similarities between DFS and poker, and how the human brain is a terrible computer. Alex Sonty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alexsonty ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #24: Tax Scrutiny

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 81:20

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Pete Kwon to discuss tax planning for DFS, the advantages of certain filing statuses, qualified deductions, harvesting losses, and operating your DFS play as part of a business entity. Pete Kwon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyfantasycpa ➜ Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #23: Get Layed Get Paid

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 96:41

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Kyle Dvorchak to discuss taking advantage of overlay, calculating effective rake, the balance of time versus reward, and scaling your contest selection strategies. Kyle Dvorchak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kyletweetshere =Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #22: Making Boring Things Fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 101:29

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Jesse Haven (a.k.a. Muleyhaven) to discuss the importance of finding the softest action, increasing your time efficiency, focusing on the fundamentals, and gearing your play towards specific yearly goals. Jesse Haven on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mulemang Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #21: No Days Off

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 109:50

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Travis Mangone to discuss the small edges in cash games, the fragility of projections, exploiting industry consensus, and the work ethic & mindset required to grind out a profit consistently. Travis Mangone on Twitter: https://twitter.com/travismangone Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros! ➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass ➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper ➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #20 Teacher Tilt

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 59:20

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Greg Ehrenberg to discuss the perils of creating DFS content, teaching methodologies, explaining fundamental concepts to broader audiences, and the mental strain of doing so.Greg Ehrenberg on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gehrenbergdfsLearn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #19: I See Dead Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 109:55

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on John Breslin (a.k.a. SquirrelPatrol) to discuss his approach to playing DFS full-time, using a portfolio strategy in GPPs, treating your play as a financial investment, the pitfalls of poor bankroll allocation or diversification, and the differences between the past, present and future of the industry.John Breslin on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jbreslLearn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #18: Mook Farms

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 63:19

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss the extremes of contest selection, the ethics of bum hunting, and exploiting overlay opportunities.Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #17: Champion The Nit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 111:14

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss matching your contest selection, bankroll allocation and play style to your risk profile, and treating DFS cash games as a stock investment.Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #16: Non-Fun Tokens

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 70:44

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Davis Mattek to debate NBA Top Shots, NFTs as investment vehicles, the rationality of markets, and whether increasing the network erodes your ability to maximize or even maintain an edge. Davis Mattek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davismattekThe Taekcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-taekcast-a-mostly-sports-podcast/id1391255389Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #15: No Nuts Building Required

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 99:50

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss small-field GPP play, exploiting the fragility of projections, and how optionality may be more important than usual this NBA season.Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #14: Keep Calm & Blame Variance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 131:53

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss their DFS results over the past calendar year, controlling tilt, accepting variance, and sacrificing EV in contest selection for the sake of stability. Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    13: Simplification vs. Complication

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 118:04

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss the value of watching games, NBA correlations, building leverage into your lineups, why being a good "cash" player helps you in GPPs, and determining whether you're playing bad versus running bad.Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #12: Late News Snooze

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 87:34

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss the impact of late news right before lock, the perils of misjudging ownership, and the mathematical concept of "lineups not players".Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #11: Secret Variables

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 115:54

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Derek Carty to discuss the misconceptions about projections, predictive versus descriptive stats, the context of sample sizes, viewing things in relatives rather than absolutes, and whether or not he charges enough for his NFL or MLB projections. Derek Carty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/derekcartyTHE BLITZ: https://rotogrinders.com/marketplace/the-blitz-by-derek-carty-380?sport=nflTHE BAT: https://rotogrinders.com/marketplace/derek-carty-s-the-bat-projection-system-300?sport=mlbLearn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    10: Embracing Uncertainty

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 65:08

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss exploiting the field's overconfidence in predicting outcomes and how the volatility in certain sports (ie. NBA preseason) actually increases your edge.Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #9: Start With A Strategy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 108:44

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss how ownership between contests dramatically affects decisions, thinking of your multi-entry builds as a portfolio, and the benefits of taking potential late news into account when constructing lineups.Erik's NFL Week 12 High Stakes Tournament Lineup Review: https://rotogrinders.com/articles/nfl-week-12-high-stakes-tournament-lineup-review-3491093Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #8: Skin In The Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 94:20

    Jordan Cooper welcomes on Peter Overzet to discuss his evolution as a DFS player, what it means to have skin in the game, why people's obsession with "takes" and "picks" leads them astray from being profitable, and how downside & transparency are hallmark indicators on who to trust.Why Skin in the Game Matters by Jonathan Bales: https://luckymaverick.substack.com/p/prop-betsPeter Overzet's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/peteroverzetPeter Overzet's Twitter: https://twitter.com/peteroverzetPeter Overzet can also be seen & heard on the following shows:Ship Chasing:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxYSi5ohjZRGG4EbZuMqU-wSplash Play: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtocTNLM4KH8UiEOHjOvt2QSwolecast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRUA9P6vB_O9sEKrEluPETQLine Movement: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsaIqi9mL1lLOdnvd3KB4x3YcqBwPgY6xLOLz: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lolz-a-dfs-show/id1506858064Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #7: Just How Sexy Is A Naked QB?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 113:57

    Jordan Cooper & Matt Gajewski discuss correlation with non-stacked QBs, the cons of just utilizing price or positional leverage in GPP lineups, and how the nature of NCAA football alters typical construction strategies in DFS compared to the NFL.Matt Gajewski on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_gajewskiMatt Gajewski on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4iLT1Kym8ipREcYsv6fwDgLearn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

    #6: Getting Comfortable With Losing

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 108:33

    Jordan Cooper & Erik Beimfohr discuss handling downswings, how long-term profitable DFS play involves a lot of losing, why building "safe" lineups is a poor strategy, the unrealistic win expectations many have, and objectively analyzing your play despite the results.The Mental Side of DFS by Allan Lem: https://rotogrinders.com/blog-posts/the-mental-side-of-dfs-3480933Learn the fundamental concepts of expert-level DFS gameplay that will completely revolutionize your process and put yourself on the same footing as the pros!➜ Buy the 15-hour audio course: https://www.theoryofdfs.com/masterclass➜ Subscribe to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/jordancooper➜ Buy a "Play Whoever You Want" shirt: http://playwhoeveryouwant.com➜ Questions or feedback, e-mail questions@theoryofdfs.com

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