Football season is finally here and DraftKings has both College Football and NFL contests covered this week - so what better way to celebrate than to try and win your fair share at DraftKings? Over $1 Billion in prizes will be awarded in DraftKings' fantasy football contests this season, and this weekly spotlight is the place to go to find out what's happening each week.
DraftKings has one of the biggest fantasy football contests with the $15 Million Fantasy Football Contest / Event. Aptly called "The Biggest Fantasy Football of All Time," the Fantasy Football $15 Million World Championship will take place in Las Vegas on December 20th, 2015. 200 entrants will qualify for this event (for as little as $3). Then, the Top 10 will be featured on ESPN on NFL Divisional Weekend live in Los Angeles to compete for the chance at the top prize of $5 Million. Enter today!
THANKSGIVING THURSDAY CONTESTS
While Thursday contests normally have a smaller prize pool than the Sunday contests, they're still no slouch (as you'll find out below) and they include ALL of the NFL games each week. For insight into strategy that's specific to Thursday contests, check out this article by Footballguys' own Phil Alexander.
This 287,500-player contest features $750K in total prizes and pays out the top 65,879 finishing positions. First place wins $50,000. Entry is just $3 per team. The Top 20 finishers all earn at least $1,000 in prizes. Enter today!
This 114,500-player contest features $2MK in total prizes and pays out the top 31,800 finishing positions. First place wins $200,000. Entry is just $20 per team. The Top 50 finishers all earn at least $1,000 in prizes. Enter today!
Be sure to check out the DraftKings Lobby for more Thursday action!
The Sunday contests include DraftKings’ largest tournaments. These begin at 1pm ET on Sunday and include all of the Sunday NFL games plus the Monday night games.
Yes, you read that right. $5 Million will be awarded in a single contest this week, with $1 Million awarded to the first place finisher while the runner-up has to "settle" for $400,000. For just $20 an entry, life-changing money can be won from a single contest at DraftKings. Enter the $5M Millionaire Maker contest now!
This 383,333-player contest features $1M in total prizes and pays out the top 84,9500 finishing positions. First place wins $100,000. Entry is just $3 per team, and entry is FREE with your first deposit! Enter today!
This 47,916-player contest features $375,000 in total prizes and pays out the top 9,725 finishing positions. First place wins $25,000. Entry is just $9 per team. The Top 10 finishers all earn at least $1,000 in prizes. Enter today!
This 2,220-player contest features $600,000 in total prizes and pays out the top 470 finishing positions. First place wins $100,000. Entry is $300 per team. The Top 25 finishers all earn at least $2,000 in prizes. Enter today!
This 40,724 player contest features $900,000 in total prizes and pays out the top 18,000 finishing positions. All winners earn $50. Enter today!
New to DraftKings? Enjoy this free contest where you can win $10,000 for First Place. Free with your first DraftKings deposit! Enter today
Be sure to check out the DraftKings Lobby for more Sunday action!
SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONTESTS
DraftKings will also have Sunday Afternoon contests each week. These are usually posted soon after the Sunday games with a 1pm ET start time begin. Be sure to check back in the DraftKings Lobby if you' are looking to get in on the afternoon excitement!
COLLEGE FOOTBALL CONTESTS
Footballguys is going BIG with college football content this season – you can get a taste of that here. DraftKings offers college football contests throughout the week with a variety of different options. The best place to check them all out is the DraftKings College Football Lobby, but a couple highlights are below.
-- Be the first ever Fantasy College Football World Champion --
Play for your share of $1 Million and the Fantasy College World Championship Belt! Each package ($24,650 value) includes entry to the FCFWC PLUS a three-night (Dec. 3rd-6th) VIP trip to Miami and $1,000 cash for airfare. Stay and play at the luxurious Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort – host to our exclusive VIP event. Experience the life of a DraftKings VIP and compete for the giant check! Satellites are available for as little as $0.25 and qualifiers start at $20 per entry. Check out the DraftKings College Football Lobby for the next qualifier!
This 38,315-player contest features $100,000 in total prizes and pays out the top 7,850 finishing positions. Entry is just $3 and first place wins $10,000! Enter today!