With origins in Orange County, California, FantasyAces is currently ranked third among the top fantasy gaming sites in the industry next to DraftKings and FanDuel. Starting off in 2012 and with just three years in the industry FantasyAces recently hit the 5000th player mark, one of the highest number of players competing in any fantasy gaming site in the industry.
In 2014, FantasyAces invested in a partnership with professional athletes Matt Forte and Pablo Sandoval so that players at FantasyAces were able to compete against these professional players in a Guaranteed Prize Pool Tournament with a prize pool of $10,000. FantasyAces also announced their flagship Fantasy Football Championship of $100,000 which will be a live event at Newport Beach, California.
What they offer
Fantasy Aces offers a wide variety of games for players including MLB, College Football, NFL, NBA, and NHL. These games can be played under categories of Cash games, 50/50s, Winner Take All, Top 2 and Top 3, GPPs, Head-to-Head and League tournaments.
Registration for an account at FantasyAces is free and is quite simple though the information that needs to provided is a bit more than similar fantasy gaming sites. You need to provide your first name, last name, date of birth, country and state of residence as well as a valid email address, and a username and password. Give these information and you are now able to be a registered player at FantasyAces.
Payments and Bonuses
Once you register at FantasyAces you can deposit money and start playing games to win back cash quickly. FantasyAces accepts payments via PayPal as well as credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, or Discover.
FantasyAces offers a deposit bonus of 100% up to $500, one of the highest in the industry and this bonus is released at a rate of 4% depending on the value of the real cash games played.
FantasyAces also provides other incentives for players in terms of number of wins achieved in three levels:
- Level 1- Win between 20-124 wins, and you receive an extra 10 cents per win.
- Level 2 – Win between 125 and 249 wins, and you receive an extra 15 cents per win.
- Level 3 – Win at least 250 games per the month, and you receive an extra 30 cents per win.
Mastering site navigation
FantasyAces offers a steady navigating experience to its users where the entire site is well structured such that pages are easy to find including essential pages such as My Account, Cashier, Withdrawal, Rules, Scoring and Contests. The design of the website is on a black ground and attractive to users though, Fantasy Aces could introduce a sportier feel to the site by giving it a graphical revamp as a future modification.
The website also offers a number of features that are unique to FantasyAces including:
- Scout Pro – This is a customizable grid for each sport that lets you research players before drafting them. It allows analysis of performance of players by statistical categories according to specific time periods. You can save players onto your very own fantasy scout list and then seamlessly draft them to a team.
- Salary Pro – This feature enables you to create your own customizable salary system which is a massive advantage especially for more experienced players who find high values in salaries and provides a cutting edge opportunity to overcome the competition.
The website also features a live chat box in the game lobby in addition to having an extremely efficient filter that lets sorting by:
- Game Type – Salary Standard or Salary Pro
- Payout Structure
- Number of Entrants
- Buy-In Levels
FantasyAces charges a rake of roughly 6.5% to 10% which falls within normal industry values. This percentage is also a drop of the commission charged since FantasyAces charged a fixed rake of 10% for all games at the launch of the site in 2011.
Mobile Device Compatibility
The website of FantasyAces has been developed and coded as a responsive site and thus the mobile version of the site is a smaller version (by display size and not by simplicity) of the desktop site. Thus there is no reduction in the capabilities of the mobile site and FantasyAces works well on all mobile devices. The only downside is that there are some minor glitches in the code which makes the formatting of the site a little less perfect than on a desktop device, which is not much of a concern when it comes to drafting players and making other updates via a mobile device.
However, FantasyAces has not developed a mobile app yet and for now, fans need to rely on the mobile site for an on-the-go experience of FantasyAces.
Supporting players when they come across various problems is a key function of any fantasy gaming site, since support should be given to players in a timely manner. Most fantasy gaming sites have a live chat system as well as a toll-free phone number to which players can call to settle their problems.
However FantasyAces only has an emailing option for players to contact them and the responses from FantasyAces are sometimes delayed in comparison to other sites. Even though players cannot directly contact FantasyAces via telephone, they can request for a callback option where the team at FantasyAces will contact them instead to settle problems via a telephone call.
FantasyAces is a fantasy gaming site that continues grow from strength to strength with well-planned marketing strategies as well as competitive partnerships. With a team that knows and feels the needs of the fantasy gaming arena, FantasyAces is a must try for all fantasy game fans out there (after all, FantasyAces has a super high ranking of third place among a multitude of fantasy gaming sites invading the industry).