The Millionaire Maker Contest, which had a buy-in of $27, attracted a field of 92,400 players who generated a prize pool as huge as $2.2 million. DraftKings was the host of the event. Matt Smith, the professional poker player, won the contest and the top prize of $1 million. Smith could earn as many as 235.26 points because of the excellent performance of Antonio Gates, Peyton Manning, and Demaryius Thomas.
Since the Millionaire Maker Contest turned out to be a roaring success, DraftKings has announced that it will host another edition on October 12, Sunday. The buy-in will be $27, and the top 15,000 contestants will win a share of the prize pool. Players can enter into the contest as many times as they wish.
Players can draft their team as many times as they like as it does not take a long time. In addition, DraftKings never penalizes its players for forgetting to draft their teams as they can compete every day.
DraftKings will host NFL Sunday 500 Grand, an event with a top prize of $100,000 and a buy-in of $200, this weekend. If players’ bankrolls do not permit them to take part in this event, they can buy into the NFL $100k Play Action for just $2 and grab an opportunity to win the top prize of $10,000.
Satellites will be held every day, giving players a chance to win entries to the top events without spending more than $0.25. If players get lucky enough, they can win an entry into the World Poker Tour (WPT) tournament worth $12,600, which will be held at the Bellagio.
DraftKings gives players the opportunity to play in safety and security. In 2006, the US federal government declared fantasy sports to be a skill-based game, and players can rest assured of sophisticated software, quick payouts, and secure deposits at DraftKings.
Players who do not like football can take part in NBA and MLB contests every day. The lobby allows players to easily browse through and select events such as multi-entry, SnG, winner takes all, qualifiers, and double ups.
Needless to say, those who wish to compete must sign up for an account, a procedure that is quick and easy. Readers of CardPlayer who make their first deposits will receive a free entry worth $2 to the NFL $100k Play Action Contest. DraftKings also pampers newly registered players with a deposit bonus of 100% up to $600, absolutely free.