DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship Debuts Jan. 11

DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship Debuts Jan. 11

DraftKings Sportsbook is having its first ever Sports Betting National Championship (SBNC) and it begins on Jan. 11, 2019. The event has a 2.5 million guaranteed prize pool with $1 million going to the winner. Players can enter the SBNC tournament right now by paying a $10,000 entry fee or winning a seat into the event via a DraftKings DFS qualifier. The tournament takes place in New Jersey, but any state with legal operation of daily fantasy sports allows a person to qualify for the championship event. The winner of a DFS qualifier receives entry into the DraftKings SBNC and a three-night stay at a hotel in Jersey City, New Jersey and $1,000 in travel expenses. Click Here To Enter A Free DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship Qualifier For This Sunday.

There is no doubt that NJ sports betting is going to be sizzling due to DraftKings SBNC.

How DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship Works

As mentioned, players enter this event through a $10,000 buy-in or a DraftKings DFS qualifier. You can pay the entry fee through wire transfer, funds in your DraftKings Fantasy account, PayPal or by going to Resorts Casino in Atlantic City and paying in cash.

From Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, entrants to the SBNC can participate anywhere in New Jersey. Players use $5,000 as their sports betting bankroll. The $5,000 is part of the $10,000 buy-in. Here are the rules:

  • On Friday and Saturday, bet on any sport you want. Sunday betting is only allowed on the two NFL Divisional Playoff Games.
  • Players must place a total of $1,000 in bets by the close of betting on Saturday night and $2,000 across Sunday’s NFL games to be eligible to win leaderboard prizes.
  • Players with the highest bankrolls at the end of the tournament will share the leaderboard prizes.
  • All players take home their final bankroll at the end of the tournament.
  • Only one entry allowed per player.

Win $1 Million Playing In The DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship

The Sports Betting National Championship holds a guarantee of $2.5 million with $1 million slated to first place. Here is the payout structure based on 531 entrant (or fewer):

  • 1st Place: $1,000,000
  • 2nd Place: $350,000
  • 3rd Place: $250,000
  • 4th Place: $175,000
  • 5th Place: $100,000
  • 6th-7th Place: $75,000
  • 8th-10th Place: $50,000
  • 11th-15th Place: $25,000
  • 16th-25th Place: $15,000

Here is the full payout breakdown based on the number of entrants:


649 or less


876 or more

1st Place




2nd Place




3rd  Place




4th Place




5th Place




6th-7th Place




8th-10th Place




11th-15th Place




16th-25th Place




26th-35th Place




36th-50th Place



So, Click Here To Enter A Free DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship Qualifier For This Sunday. You have until Jan. 8 to make sure you get in on the first ever DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship, which begins on Jan. 11 and crowns a champion on Jan. 13! Good luck!

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Long before taking on the role of Managing Editor for BonusSeeker.com in 2018, Rich Migliorisi began his journey with a degree in Film & Broadcasting. Rich began his career as a film editor, but as a lifelong sports fan and an enthusiastic writer, he decided to also pursue a sports writing career in 2013. Rich was nominated by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) for Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year in 2013 for his editorial work. During this time, Rich simultaneously contributed to various sports publications and video editing projects, while also grinding poker for a living. In 2015, he was hired at MLB Advanced Media as a Senior Site Manager on MLB.com. Rich later joined NHL.com in the same capacity, lending his talent to both operations until joining the team at BonusSeeker. His experience in sports and poker makes for a unique blend of expertise in the world of online casinos and sports betting.

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