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  • Cal

    RG CoFounder, 2014 FFFC Finalist, 2013 DSFC, 2013 PFFC, 2012 DFBC, 2010 FFFC, 2012 DK Chase Champ, 2011 RG SL MLB Champ

    Get Updates on the Daily Joust Potentially closing rumors here.

    There’s a lot of chatter about DailyJoust closing so I’ve been digging into it today.

    Today I talked to Mike Rathburn and both of the owners, Mike Mathys and Mike Brook. Rathburn has moved on to FantasyFeud and Mathys has resigned. The remaining owner is Mike Brook and I’ve asked him to come in and communicate with us.

    Both owners assured me that player funds are 100% safe and segregated. The rumor is true that they were pursuing acquisition deals that fell through. Mike Brook plans to continue to run the site and is pursuing other deals. He says there is no truth to the rumor that the site will shut down after SuperJoust. That said, there have clearly been a lot of issues behind the scenes. Mike says he will check in on this thread and answer questions as best he can.

    I’m sorry to see the breakup. I’ve worked with all three of these guys for a long time now and enjoyed it. They took an early chance on the Podcast sponsorship, which really turned out well for Grinders. Really glad to see that Rath landed on his feet with Feud.

  • lilprog

    Like the format, the site is horribly ugly. Really need a better look / interface…. Hopefully they work it out and improve their site.

  • billsfan777

    Grinders Live Co-Host, 2013 DSHC Finalist

    I like their site, but whenever I login I get a blank page saying the webpage is unavailable. Hasnt worked in weeks on my home computer

  • pokerrob1970

    DraftDay BLB Finalist

    @billsfan777 said…

    I like their site, but whenever I login I get a blank page saying the webpage is unavailable. Hasnt worked in weeks on my home computer

    I have had the same issues Billsfan. I had to log in via my cell phone to join the super joust. I wonder if they have blocked Canadain IPs?

  • cb35

    2013 FFFC Finalist, 2013 DFFC Finalist

    I played a shitload on Daily Joust. I’m saddened by this news.

  • stevietpfl

    Lead Moderator, 2014 PBC Finalist, 2015 FABC Finalist, 2014 RG Bowling Co-Champion

    I play a lot on dj love the site. Always has been the best chat. Will be interesting to see what happens with them.

  • billsfan777

    Grinders Live Co-Host, 2013 DSHC Finalist

    maybe, but it worked on a hotel lobby computer here, so I cant figure this out

  • agendaman

    /

    just wondering if a DFS site folded without refunding anything to anybody what legal recourse if any does a player have to recover their money

  • cb35

    2013 FFFC Finalist, 2013 DFFC Finalist

    filing litigation which costs more than your account balance (usually)

  • ldmariodl28

    It is unfortunate as I have been a big supporter of Daily Joust, but I feel the writing is on the wall. Not sure if they will cease, but I do think users will stop playing there, including myself.

  • easternmh

    Gl joust players

  • misfit

    @billsfan777 said…

    maybe, but it worked on a hotel lobby computer here, so I cant figure this out

    Try using a different browser. II use Firefox and that seems to work well for me but others swear by chrome. This could be the issue.

  • emac

    RG Admin, Weekend Warrior, Ranked: Top 50 Overall

    @misfit said…

    Try using a different browser. II use Firefox and that seems to work well for me but others swear by chrome. This could be the issue.

    And clear browsing history/memory cache too.

    I was having the same issue yesterday trying to get to FanThrowDown.com if I went to that address is was hung up…however if I typed in fanthrowdown.com/lobby all was good

    Cleared and rebooted and all works fine now.

  • pokerrob1970

    DraftDay BLB Finalist

    @misfit said…

    Try using a different browser. II use Firefox and that seems to work well for me but others swear by chrome. This could be the issue.

    Its not. I have tried everything and it just will not load

  • jimfred82

    RG Blogger

    say it ain’t so! DJ easily became my favorite site this year and was one of the rare sites I had talked season-long NBAers into playing next year. Bummer.

  • Ryan138

    RG Writer

    My first DFS site i played on and played everyday over there. Very sad to see this if it goes through

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