If you have been reading my articles over the years and/or follow me on social media you know that I am a staunch proponent of lower takeout rates.
This applies especially to takeout rates on wagering pools but also applies to takeout rates of handicapping contests.
All three have fair takeout rate structures and a wide range of contests to choose from and those sites appeared to have the market cornered.
When a newcomer to the online handicapping contest scene emerged with the lowest takeout rates around it was a pleasant surprise.
Of course you cannot and should not judge a book by its cover and upon closer inspection the silver lining quickly faded away.