Draftkings Fantasy Football World Championship
PDFS September 11, 2015
Draftkings defines what it is to go big or go home and their 2015 Fantasy Football World Championship contest is a game changer for Daily Fantasy Sports. They are touting it as the “Biggest Fantasy Contest” of all time and there is no argument here. Not only are they giving away the biggest prize pool for DFS fantasy football ever the grand finale will be telecast live on ESPN for the first time ever. If you haven’t heard of Draftkings yet then you must not watch TV or listen to radio because they are everywhere but here is our breakdown of the company for those who have yet to discover them – What is Draftkings.com. Ok now on to the biggest Fantasy Football contest ever:
Draftkings FFWC 2015
Draftkings Fantasy Football Contests
If you have never played at Draftkings before all of their daily football contests are in salary cap form. You are drafting a team of 8 players and 1 team defense. Your goal is to draft the best team while staying under your total allotted salary cap. So for the FFWC that’s what you will be playing in order to qualify for the tournament.
2015 FFWC Prize Pool
Total Prizes = $15,000,000
- 1st Place = $5,000,000
- 2nd Place = $2,000,000
- 3rd Place = $1,000,000
- 4th Place = $500,000
- 5th Place = $300,000
- 6th Place = $200,000
- 7-10th Place = $100,000
Overall all 200 finalists win money and the lowest cash prize is $20,000. So you are guaranteed a minimum of $20,000 if you can qualify for the finals.
How to Qualify for the Draftkings Football Championship
Weeks 1 to 14 – Satellites and Qualifiers
Draftkings will be running fantasy football contests starting in week 1 to 14 for a chance to make it into the FFWC. You will see these contests in their lobby and they will be clearly identified as either a satellite or qualifier for the 2015 FFWC. The entry fees for these contests will vary but can be as low as 25 cents and as high as $1000.
Satellite Contests – FFWC satellite contests will earn you a qualifier entry for the DK football championship. These will usually be the cheapest contests and you will most often have to finish 1st in order to gain a qualifier ticket. If you don’t finish first you will still earn real money depending on the places paid.
Qualifier Contests – the FFWC qualifier contests are your quickest way to get into the group of 200 finalists. The winner of these contests will gain entry into the Draftkings Fantasy Football Championship finale and that means you guaranteed yourself $20,000. The entry fee’s for these contest will vary from $3 to $1000. Once again even if you don’t take 1st place you will earn some great cash prizes. Always read the full prize payouts.
WFFC Round of 200 Finals
If you win any qualifier then you have made it to the round of 200 for the week 15 contest live from San Deigo, California.
What the 200 finalists get:
- a FFWC ticket to play in the Week 15 contest
- a 4 night VIP trip to San Deigo
- $1000 cash for airfare
- stay at luxury hotel in downtown San Deigo
The live viewing party for Week 15 will be hosted in San Deigo and remember that ticket for this contest earns all players at least $20,000 minimum in prizes. The top 10 finishers in the week 15 contest move on to the ultimate grand final in Los Angeles for the NFL Divisional Playoffs.
WFFC Grand Finale Round of 10
The top 10 finishers from week 15 move on to Los Angeles for the divisional playoffs where they will compete for the grand prize of $5M and it will all be broadcast live on ESPN. The first time ever a DFS Championship has been on live TV.
What the Top 10 Get:
- 3 Night VIP trip to Los Angeles
- Bring up to 5 guests
How it Works:
- The contest will include the 4 NFL divisional round playoffs taking place Jan 16th and 17th
- Winners will be determined by cumulative points gained by your teams from each final (Vegas and LA)
- 1st Place is $5,000,000 the biggest prize pool ever
The prize pool is enormous and life-changing, but the fact that the finals will be broadcast live on TV for the first time ever is epic. The name Chris Moneymaker comes to mind. It won’t be easy but who’s ready to become famous and change daily fantasy sports forever?
Join Draftkings now for your chance at greatness.
Past Fantasy Football Champions at Draftkings
- Winner – Troll4MVP
- Prize – $1,000,000
- Winner – BundaFever
- Prize – $1,000,000
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