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New Video Series: Creating a Daily Fantasy Sports Algorithm Using Quantitative Finance

Our latest video series looks at the analogous concepts between Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) and quantitative finance. In this three-part video series, Jamie McCorriston, an analyst at Quantopian covers the similarities between constructing a portfolio and constructing a Daily Fantasy Sports Team.

In the first video, he gives an overview of these similarities, along with some of the basic rules and strategies of a game of DFS. You can watch that video below.

In the second and third videos, he shows how you can use these similarities to create a Daily Fantasy Sports Team selection algorithm using tools that are available for free on Quantopian.

Part two of the series.

Part three of the series.

You can find the notebook for this video series here.

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