004 - James Gettinger - Taking The Contrarian Path To Success
By Elliot Roe
James Gettinger is recognized as one of the top Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) players in the world. He credits the skills he learned from playing professional poker to his success in DFS. In addition to winning the Millionaire Maker, he has won over 100,000 multiple times in NBA DraftsKings and two million in the DraftKings world championships. In this episode, James speaks about his transition from his professional poker career to DFS. In the process, James wrote software and acquired data to gain more knowledge about and to understand the workings of DFS. He also speaks about not letting his downswings negatively impact his thought process and gameplay. Regardless of whether James is playing poker or DFS, he explains that success within both fields is due to a clear mindset and careful, rational thinking.