DraftKings Fantasy Basketball World Championship

Lace Up Your Fantasy Sneakers and Get on the Court for DraftKing’s Fantasy Basketball World Championship

Every time you enter a daily fantasy contest you hope to build a lineup card that pushes you to the top of the standings. Winning a daily tournament is like a lucrative feather in your cap. It feels good to win.

It feels even better when that winning lineup gets tagged with the title World Champion fantasy player. DraftKings has followed up their World Football Championship with a Fantasy Basketball World Championship. Here’s the scoop on how to get crowned the best DFS fantasy basketball player in the world.

Get on the Court

First thing you must do is earn a spot on the court. DraftKing’s Fantasy Basketball World Championship is going to be on March 2, in San Francisco, California. Each of the finalists will be awarded a VIP package, which includes three-nights lodging and perks. Qualifiers also get a $1,000 in their pocket for spending cash.

FBWC Qualifiers

There are daily qualifiers during the NBA season where you earn a ticket into the live FBWC finals in San Francisco. Players can earn as many as five tickets to the finals. Each of the qualifiers has a variable entry fee. The higher the entry fee, the bigger the secondary cash prize awards.

Winning a Qualifier

No matter how much the entry fee is in the qualifier, the ultimate top prize is a ticket into the Fantasy Basketball World Championship. If you can slam dunk a qualifying round, you can set your sights on Frisco and the finals. Scoring for the qualifiers and the FBWC uses DraftKing’s classic basketball fantasy point system.

Prizes for the FBWC

If the idea of hanging around with the best daily fantasy basketball players in the world isn’t enough enticement to enter, then a grand prize check of a half a million dollars will be. Winner of the FBWC gets a whopping $500,000.

Second and third place finishers get checks for $350,000 and $250,000 respectfully. Every one of the 100 qualifiers will walk away with a cash prize over and above their free trip to San Francisco. The smallest award is $15,000 for the lowest 25 lineup scores from the finals.

There is only one way to get on the court for DK’s FBWC, win a qualifier. Put all your hard work and study to find those nightly NBA sleepers to good use and get yourself a spot on the court for the DK Fantasy Basketball World Champion.

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Sam Shefrin is the founder of Lineups.com, Inc. Before Lineups, he started Daily Fantasy Cafe, Inc. in 2014. Armed with a passion for sports and every Atlanta team, his journey continues with the goal of making Lineups a premier sports analytics destination. He has been quoted on Forbes.com for industry insight and his websites featured on NBATV, Yahoo! Sports, Fantasy Pros, Bleacher Report and SB Nation.

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