Most frequently asked questions and answers

Yes, you can get started for free! TradeDuel operates a freemium model, and you have the ability to buy coins if you are running low. Coins can be used to enter certain contests or to enhance the in-contest experience (i.e. buy cash boost)

1) Play for free or use coins to enter into a contest 
2) Decide if you want to play a contest using cryptocurrency or stocks
3) The top 50 cryptocurrencies are available to trade with and the most popular USA stocks 
4) Each contest has a set entry fee, prize, time duration and # of participants  
5) Each player starts off with $100,000 in virtual cash to build the portfolio
6) You can buy and sell as much as you want during the contest
7) You cannot short sell
8) The players with the top % portfolio returns win their share of the total prizes when the contest ends
9) As soon as the contest ends the players who win a prize will have their account instantly credited

You can sign up using your email or your Facebook account. Click here to sign up. 

Each player starts off each contest with the same amount of virtual cash. Throughout each contest, all players are ranked based on their % returns with respect to their starting virtual cash amount (i.e. typically $100,000). The players with the best returns at the end of the contest win their share of the total prize pool. 

You can buy coins in the TradeDuel Coin Store. The first thing you need to do is set up your Skrill account which takes less than 2 minutes to do. With Skrill, you can deposit money using credit cards, debit cards, bank transfers, your bitcoin wallet, etc. Based on the country that you live in you have many different options to fund your account. 

TradeDuel places the highest concern on making sure your sensitive information is protected.
Our databases and servers are highly secured with robust encryption and we never store your credit card information. All transactions are done securely through Skrill whose wallet system is trusted by over 70M people worldwide.

Yes! Cash boost allows you to trade with more virtual cash in each contest. Trading with more virtual cash can increase your potential for higher returns although it is never guaranteed. If used right, cash boost is a cool feature that can help give you an edge against your opponents! 

We currently allow you to trade with cryptocurrency and USA stocks. We have hand-picked the most popular cryptocurrency and stocks to make it easy for you to get started. 

Of course! Each person has their own unique referral link. Go to the homepage and click on the “Invite Friends” menu item. 

Yes! In order to get credit for your referral, your friend must sign up using your referral link. You can earn an UNLIMITED amount of bonuses. If your friends invite their friends you also get bonuses for that, too! There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to receive bonuses from TradeDuel. 

Restrictions may apply and TradeDuel reserves the right to change the bonus structure with or without notice.   

No. TradeDuel coins cannot be traded on any exchange at this time. 

No, but TradeDuel simulates investing using real market data. TradeDuel is not a real world investment tool although we plan to offer additional products or have partners that will allow you buy/sell stocks and cryptocurrency on real markets. 

You earn reward points every day for checking your standings in each contest that you are in. Reward points can be exchanged for cash or TradeDuel coins in the TradeDuel Rewards Store.