Draft Kings is by far the biggest Daily Fantasy Sports site offering games for UK players and Draft Kings UK Football offers the biggest Daily Fantasy Football Contests.
For the end of the 2015/16 English Premier League season, Draftkings hosted a $150,000 EPL ‘King of the Pitch’ Daily Fantasy Football contest, that players could qualify into from $3 satellite contests.
What are the rules for Draft Kings UK Football?
Draft Kings UK offers Daily Fantasy Football contests on the EPL (English Premier League), MLS (Major League Soccer), UCL (UEFA Champions League), UEL (UEFA Europa League) and International Contests such as EURO 2016.
The key Draftkings Football Rules are listed below. Unlike traditional Fantasy Football games, you are required to only pick 8 players within a specified budget ($50,000 for Draftkings).
Draftkings Football Essentials:
- You must pick a lineup with 8 players from at least 3 different teams;
- You can switch your Draft Kings lineup up until the kick off time of each game that your players are participating in;
- You have a maximum budget of $50,000 to create your Draftkings Fantasy Football lineup;
- Your line up must consist of;
1 GOALKEEPER (GK)
2 DEFENDERS (D)
2 MIDFIELDERS (D)
2 FORWARDS (F)
1 UTILITY PLAYERS (D, M, or F)
- Utility players can come from any position except that of GOALKEEPER.
How do I score points playing Draft kings UK Football?
Draft kings points in Daily Fantasy Football contests are listed below. It is worth noting that the highest points awarded are for attacking outcomes. Check out the Fantasy Fives Strategy section to find out how to make sure you are picking a lineup with strong points potential.
The big advantage that Draftkings Football contests have over their rivals is that Draftkings have been offering games to North American fantasy players for a number of years. This means they already have a large player pool for UK Daily Fantasy Football players to play against
What type of Draft kings UK Football contests can I play in?
There are huge range of contest types at Draftkings ranging from Heads Up one on one contests to huge guaranteed prizepool contests. You can visit our ‘DFS Contest types’ page to read up on all the different contest types and help you work out which type of contest is best for you.
Can I create my own Draft kings UK Football contest?
Absolutely you can! Being able to create your own DraftKings 1 Day Fantasy Football contest is a great way to play against friends, family or fellow football fans. You can decide if you want to play the contest for real money or just for fun, and also if you want the contest to be private so that only players invited can see it, or public so that anybody can join!