Jquave76 had a pretty good weekend. When the DraftKings Weekly ‘Millionaire Maker’ fantasy football contest concluded, his username sat atop the leader board, which meant he won the $1,000,000 first place prize. He is the second million dollar winner this month and this Sunday, a third will join the club.
DraftKings hosts one-week fantasy football leagues, including the ‘Millionaire Maker. The contest is only $27 to enter and has $2.2 million in prizes, a guaranteed million dollar first place prize, and the top 15,500 finishers will also win cash prizes. To play, simply select 9 NFL players while staying under the $50,000 salary cap and follow along with your team live. You can see Jquave76’s full million-dollar-winning roster below:
Jquave76’s team got off to a hot start with the help of Joe Flacco and his 5 first-half touchdowns. When selecting his team, he took advantage of undervalued players with new opportunities in their offenses. Mohammed Sanu, who started in place of the injured AJ Green, and Branden Oliver, who had his first start as running back for the Chargers, were keys to his success. DraftKings rewards knowledgeable fantasy players who are able to identify smart player selections like those.
He follows last week’s million dollar winner, SamENole. In his case, Peyton Manning and Demaryius Thomas led the way to his million dollar payout. His week 5 team is here:
Want to become the next fantasy football millionaire? Here is a quick overview of how to build your million dollar roster.
Top 10 Quarterbacks by Salary for Week 7:
You’ll see that each player has been assigned a salary based on their past and expected performance. Will you choose the strategy of SamENole, and spend top-dollar for Peyton Manning or will you look to save and spend elsewhere like Jquave76 did? How you allocate your $50,000 salary is up to you.
Continue on by selecting 2 RB’s, 3 WR’s, a TE, a FLEX position, and a DST. Once you have finished building your team, click ‘Submit’ and you’ll be entered in the contest. Follow along as your scores and standings update live. Test your fantasy knowledge and make your Sunday a bit more exciting. New users will also get a free entry into an additional contest with $100,000 in prizes. Don’t forget to sign up by Sunday at 1pm EST.