It’s somewhat of an understatement to say that it’s been a hectic year for the football scene. The pandemic has caused a lot of disruption to the sporting industry, which is why it’s been so great to see companies like DraftKings making an effort to support it. DraftKings’ football contest was announced recently, which has been received positively by a lot of fans.
Contests and giveaways are a surefire way to get more eyes on the sporting world, and seeing as the NFL season looks to be going ahead at the time of writing, we’re sure this contest will have some brilliant impacts on the industry. In this blog post, we’ll be examining what football fans should know about DraftKing’s football contest.
What is the football scene looking like right now?
There have been a lot of disruptions to the football scene this year so far, although things do look like they are progressing this month. Event cancellations and postponements, lockdowns and furloughed workers have made things very difficult for companies and teams within the industry to keep on top of their usual work.
This is where sports betting companies like DraftKings have mostly succeeded, though. By providing online betting on different sports around the world and making smart partnerships, sports betting companies have managed to stay in relatively good shape during the pandemic- especially when compared to their counterparts in the sports sector as a whole.
To look at DraftKings in particular, they have a history of providing brilliant betting opportunities for football fans, in many different states. They’re also involved with other online gaming types, and are most notably industry leaders in the fantasy sports sector. In particular, they’ve made waves in the online fantasy football sector.
DraftKings is the perfect company to get involved with this year, and they’ve been making an impact on the stock market too. Their competition is sure to be impactful and memorable too.
What does the $1 milllion DraftKings football contest entail?
This contest looks to be absolutely incredible, and if you’re a football fan, we’re sure that you’ll love it.16 weeks of the NFL season will be covered by DraftKing’s football contest, and entries cost $1,500. It’s a ‘pick’em’ style competition, where competitors will have to pick the right choice out of 5 individual games.
The prize pool for this competition is reported to be over $2 million, which is simply immense. The overall winner will get a million, while 50 runners up will be financially rewarded as well. Something that’s amazing to note is that any contestants who get 5 out of 5 picks right will receive $100 too.
It’s essential to note that there are some limitations on this contest, of course. There are some time restrictions surrounding Eastern Time specifically, but that’s to be expected with a game like this. Despite all the states that DraftKings operates in currently, though, it is important to note that this football contest is only open to New Jersey residents.
All in all, DraftKings’ football contest looks to be truly amazing. It’s exciting and requires skill from the players, and will certainly liven up the football season this year. DraftKings is known for innovation, and this competition shows how in tune with their audience they are. It will be great to see how the contest plays out, and whether there are any intense games.
All in all, DraftKings’ football contest looks incredible, and it could provide football fans with the entertainment that they need this season. As we noted already, 2020 has caused a lot of disruption for the football scene, so seeing an innovative and creative company like DraftKings offer up a great game like this is very reassuring.
If you’re heading out to a sporting event this year, do make sure to keep yourself safe. Wear a mask, keep your distance from people and abide by the rules of the venue. It may not be particularly fun to keep to the health and safety rules that sporting venues have in place for 2020, but it’s essential to keep the community safe.