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How to use Free Tickets from Promotions & Satellites (FAQ)

How to use free Tickets from Promotions & Satellites is a common question from fantasy sports starters. Learn how to get free tickets and enter the tournaments without buying in for the full price.

How to use Free Tickets from Promotions & Satellites (FAQ)

In this post you learn

  • How to use free Tickets (User question)
  • What is a Ticket?
  • What is a Satellite/ Qualifier?
  • How can you find Satellites?
  • Where can you find your free tickets?
  • How can you receive free tickets through promotions?
  • Win with Rookie Freerolls

How to use free Tickets (User question)

A newcomer asked us the following question on how to find and use free tickets. In other words, he was not able to find the tournament he could play for free.

“I’m new to Fanteam and keep receiving tickets to participate for free in tournaments where I can see a ticket icon. I’ve looked in the lobby but can’t seem to find anything that lets me participate or that seemingly has a ticket icon. Can anyone point me in the right direction?”

The idea for this post was born. Thank you for sharing with us!

What is a Ticket?

First of all, Tickets are free entries you receive or can win for our biggest tournaments. Owning a ticket for a tournament is the same as having the buy-in for it. You can earn tickets by two ways:

  • Promotion & bonuses
  • Satellites / Qualifiers

What is a Satellite/ Qualifier?

Satellites or qualifiers are special tournaments, where you can enter with a low buy-in for a chance to win a ticket to the target tournament. For example, if you want to earn your spot for our Fantasy Premier League Cash Game – 1 Million Euro Gtd. which has a buy-in of 25€, you can try to compete in one of the satellites to it.

You can play in a satellite with as little as 1€, which gives one ticket for every 25 entrants. Similarly, higher buy-in levels of qualifiers improve that ratio. For instance, a €5 buy-in gives tickets for every 5 starters.

How can you find Satellites?

There are many fantasy tournaments in the Fanteam Lobby. You can spot the Satellites easily if you look for these signs:

  • The tournament has “Satellite” in its title, e.g. NHL Satellite to €1M Fantasy PL Season 20/21 [6 seats GTD]
  • The Satellite tells you, for which tournament you can qualify, e.g. NBA Satellite to €1M Fantasy PL Season 20/21 [10 seats GTD]
  • At the end of the tournament description you find how many seats are guaranteed, e.g. [20 seats GTD]

This means that if 250 teams enter the satellite, you need to finish among the top 20 to earn a ticket.
In these contests, it doesn’t matter if you finish 1st or 20th, as long as you are in one of the paid spots.

Therefore, adjust your strategy accordingly and get the opportunity to win big without committing much of your bankroll.

How to use free Tickets from Promotions & Satellites

Certainly you know what you need to know about Satellites, but where can you find your tickets?

Where can you find your free tickets?

You can find all your tournament tickets in your Cashier > Tournament Tickets. As you can see, you will find your bonus there too.

  1. Login to your account on Fanteam.
  2. Click on Cashier
  3. Click on Tournament Tickets

How can you receive free tickets through promotions?

On Twitter, Fanteam posts regularly free ticket promotions like this one. In addition, you learn about new promotions in this blog.

Don’t miss the next promotion! Follow @FanteamOfficial on Twitter.

Win with Rookie Freerolls

Using your Tickets from Promotions & Satellites is not the only way to enter tournaments without stressing your bankroll. Above all, the Rookie Freerolls are a great way to get started into Fantasy Sports. They are completely free, but you can win some decent prizes too.

Tickets from Promotions & Satellites: Rookie Freerolls

After signing up you can play the Rookie Freerolls for 8 consecutive weeks. You can find all the details in Fanteams Support Center.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on How to use free Tickets from Promotions & Satellites. I am looking forward to your questions and feedback in the comment section below.

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Herbert

Herbert, the former poker professional & author, Head of Education at pokerstrategy.com is all about Daily Fantasy Sports now. Herbert creates content with best practices and guidelines for Fantasy Sports Newcomers.

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