DraftKings - Legal website in the U.S.
Draft Kings: daily and weekly fantasy sports for cash
Draft Kings is a US company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. Draft Kings has been legally operating in the United States since the US federal government passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006. The US Federal Administration considers fantasy sports a skills game and that is why 44 out 50 states are legally offering fantasy sports. Draft Kings is not allowed to offer services for cash to the residents of the following US states: Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, and Washington; residents of these US states are only allowed to play on free money events. Players must be 18 years of age or older, or 19 years of age or older in the states of Alabama and Nebraska. The company offers daily and weekly fantasy sports challenges for cash prizes. Draft Kings offers events from the five major sports leagues in the United States: MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA and PGA. Draft Kings offers as well some of the most relevant College’s football and basketball leagues.
The site offers all kind of type of events such as GPP contests with Guaranteed Prize Pools; Head to Head, where the champion wins every prize from the contests; Leagues, where we can play against two or more opponents at a time in smaller field contests; 50/50’s, where the players who finish in the top-half of the classification receive cash prizes; Qualifier Contests with tickets that can be used for free entries into a higher stakes events; Multipliers, multiply your entry fee 3 to 10 times; Steps, where players must advance at each step by winning a ticket to the next level; Beginner, where players can join up to 50 contests for each sport; Multi-Match Head-to-Head contest with 20 unique Head-to-Head matchups, under one entry; and Freeroll Contests.
Deposit methods for Draft Kings are easy to handle within this site as the company only works with the major and most reliable e-commerce firms. In order for players to make deposits, they must use one of the major credit/debit card such Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Deposits can also be made through PayPal, Dwolla and any of the gift cards from Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Draft Kings offers payouts in 7 business days. Withdrawals follow the company’s policy that will automatically refund the payment method originally used for deposits. Once the withdrawal system has refunded the original method used for deposits (VISA/MasterCard/American Express/Discovery credit, debit and gift card; Dwolla account or PayPal) the system will automatically issue the remaining funds via PayPal or by check.
Some of the events and contests we can find at Draft Kings are NBA Tip Off, PGA $100,000 Monster Drive, NHL $75,000 Light The Lamp, Draft Kings Soccer, NFL $2,200,000 Millionaire Maker, Fantasy Football Millionaire Series, NFL $2,500,000 King Of The Beach, Breeders' Cup Vip Experience, Draft Kings & The World Poker Tour and Steps Tourneys.
States Information from DraftKings
Draft Kings is not allowed to offer services for cash to the residents of the following US states: Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, and Washington; residents of these US states are only allowed to play on free money events. Players must be 18 years of age or older, or 19 years of age or older in the states of Alabama and Nebraska.