DraftKings Guarantees $12 Million for “Week One” Fantasy Football

DraftKings Week One Fantasy Football Contests

DraftKings teased everyone last night with a well timed, well worded late Thursday evening E-mail to their existing players about their scheduled 11:30 AM ET, Friday July 31 announcement of all their NFL Week One fantasy contests and promotions.

The posting of all the week one fantasy football details on their main lobby will just be the beginning. You’ll be seeing and hearing an all out media blitz (on all the major NFL TV networks and sports radio) by DraftKings for the up-coming 2015 fantasy football season starting in August (training camp and pre-season games)  and continuing thru-out the full regular season.

DraftKings will be adding additional contests as existing contests fill, so be sure to check back frequently to see what else is added in the next few weeks before the season kicks off.

Keep in mind that all the player salaries are locked for week one. No changes will be made to the player salaries listing with the exception of maybe adding more player names. Once you set your line-up the only changes made will be what you change.

Get a free week one entry to the $1 Million Dollar “PLAY ACTION” fantasy football contest and 100% Bonus when you join DraftKings Today

If you set a starting line-up early, be sure to monitor/follow up on your team line-ups should any player injuries, suspensions or late camp cuts occur.  EDIT: We added a post on week salaries here

Fantasy Football Scoring on Draftkings

The NFL Week One Main Events on DraftKings

I saw some late Thursday night speculation on a couple of my fantasy sources of exactly what DraftKings had up their sleeves, but they really took the bull by the horns in an attempt to blow away all of their competition.

DraftKings is Guaranteeing over $12.1 Million on Week One NFL Fantasy contests to start the Season……

All Week One Sunday line ups lock on Sept, 13 at 1:00PM ET and will include all 15 games played on Sunday and Monday of opening week-end.

$10 Million Millionaire Maker: $20 buy-in, multi entry, 1st pays $2M, 2nd pays $1M, 3rd pays $500K, 4th pays $250K, 5th pays $150K, 6th pays $100K, finish in top ten gets at least $50K. 127,700 total winners will be paid. (This is the largest fantasy football contest ever held! It will pay two players SEPARATE 1 and 2 million dollar prizes plus 8 additional prizes of $50K)

$1 Million Play Action: $3 buy-in, multi entry, 1st pays $100K, 2nd pays $50K, 3rd pays $30K, 4th pays $20K, 5th pays $15K, finish in top ten wins at least $5K. 84,950 total winners will be paid.

Enter the $1 Million Play Action for free with any New Deposit

$25K Quarter Arcade: 25¢ buy-in, multi entry, 1st pays $2K, 23,600 total winners will be paid.

$100K Mini Play Action: $3 buy-in, multi entry, 1st pays $10K, 7850 total winners will be paid.

$100K Blindside: $20 buy-in, single entry, 1st pays $10K, 1150 total winners paid.

$100K Pylon: $3 buy-in, single entry, 1st pays $10K, 7850 total winners paid.

$300K ThunderDome: $5300 buy-in, multi entry, 1st pays $100K, limited to only 60 entries with a total of 11 cash payouts

$250K Double-up $10 buy-in, Half the player field wins.

$100K Double-up $2 buy-in, Half the player field wins.

$150K Double-up $50 buy-in, Half the player field wins.

Here’s a quick glimpse at the top player salaries for Week One Contests.

Top Player Salaries

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