As many of you will know, DraftKings sites encompass DraftKings Sportsbook, DraftKings Casino and the site which it developed first; DraftKings Fantasy Sports.
Now in this special long-term promotional offer, players at any of the three sites can compete in a series of contests and competitions to earn a place at the prestigious DraftKings Championship Series.
The series will be held both live and online and qualification for the series is available across a series of competitions, promotions and similar across all three sites from March 2021 to February 2022.
Across those contests alone, over $150 million will be handed out to lucky winners across over a hundred contests with the stated aim of DraftKings being to create 100 millionaires in the 2021-2022 season on the way towards crowning what they call “the grandest grand champions ever.”
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How Is The DraftKings Championship Series Organised?
The Championship Series will feature three different Tournaments Of Champions. One for DraftKings Daily Fantasy Sports qualifiers, another for DraftKings Sportsbook qualifiers and the final one for those that qualify through DraftKings Casino.
Over the period from March 2021 to February 2022, there will be a number of promotions run across each site which will offer you a chance to win a seat at the Championship Series. These promotions are outlined below for each site:
- DraftKings Fantasy Sports – Fantasy World Championships Qualifiers (for Football, Hockey, Baseball, Basketball and Golf). 89 Fantasy Millionaires Contests (Direct Buy-In)
- DraftKings Sportsbook – Sports Betting Championships (Direct Buy-In) for National and Seasonal. Sportsbook Pools (Direct Buy-In) Millionaire Bracket, Football Survivor Pool, Football Pick’Em National Championship
- DraftKings Casino – State Leaderboards Tournaments (Direct Buy-In) for Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey and West Virginia.
One thing to note here is that not all competitions may be open to all DraftKings customers. Sportsbook pools games are only available in Colorado, New Hampshire, New Jersey and West Virginia, while the Casino options are only available in Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey and West Virginia.
Contests Running Right Now
At the moment, DraftKings Daily Fantasy Sports is running its $4m Fantasy Golf Millionaire and $2.5 Million Fantasy Golf Millionaire tournaments for The Masters tournament which concludes today. Entries into both competitions finished on Thursday when The Masters started.
However, don’t worry, as there are competitions running throughout the year on all three sites and at DraftKings Casino, the State Leaderboards Tournaments are now underway, while there are other qualifiers for Hockey (May 1), Golf (August 19-22), Baseball (Sept 11) and Basketball (TBD) all available throughout the year.
Over the course of the qualifying period, DraftKings aims to run at least 100 contests with a $1 million top prize across all three of its sites, with new tournaments set to be announced throughout the year across all of the sites.
What Is The Tournament Of Champions?
DraftKings Tournament of Champions will feature three tournaments, where the only people allowed tyo enter will be those that punched a ticket to them through winning a qualifier. Even more money and prestige is up for grabs as the best Fantasy Sports, Sportsbook and Casino players go head to head in their respective competition to land a potentially massive prize.
Full details of what is available to be won in the Tournament of Champions will be announced nearer the time and once more players have earned their ticket into this elite event.