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DraftKings Reignmakers Fantasy Football NFT Contest Preview for NFL Week 17

Zach Thompson breaks down all you need to know for DraftKings Reignmakers Fantasy Football heading into Week 17 of the NFL season.

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The inaugural DraftKings Reignmakers Football season rolls on! We’ve reached Week 17, and there is another great set of contests on tap.

We’ve taken a look at what Reignmakers is, how to play and everything leading up to the contest page, but this preview will be your one-stop shop for breaking down each contest and some key details you’ll want to know entering Week 17. There are two contest types (Showdown and Classic), which are similar to what the conventional DFS contests offer, but there are five tiers of contest options to choose from: CORE, RARE, ELITE, LEGENDARY and REIGNMAKER.


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Let’s take a closer look at the Showdown contests on Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football:

Showdown Contests:

  • Each set of Showdown contests features multiple contests in each tier (CORE, RARE, ELITE and LEGENDARY) and one in the REIGNMAKER tier.
  • Each contest offers prizes of either cash or DFS contest entry tickets.
  • Each contest also has a “card requirement,” which is signified under the requirement column on the contest lobby page.

Let’s take a closer look at each tier in the Showdown contest:

CORE

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $10,000.
  • The highest cash prize for each of the Showdown slates is in the $10K Fiat Frenzy contest, where first place walks home with $1,000.
  • There are Satellite contests with tickets available for $3 DFS Play-Action tournaments on Monday Night Football.
  • Each contest requires at least four CORE (or rarer) cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

RARE

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $15,000 and some offer $20 DFS Millionaire tickets.
  • The highest cash prize for each of the Showdown slates is in the $15K Fiat Frenzy contest, where first place walks home with $1,500.
  • There are Satellite contests with tickets available for $20 DFS Millionaire contests on Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football.
  • Each contest requires at least three RARE (or rarer) cards and one CORE card to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

ELITE

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $20,000.
  • The highest cash prize for each of the showdown slates is in the $20K Fiat Frenzy, where first place walks home with $5,000.
  • Each contest requires at least three ELITE (or rarer) cards and one RARE card to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

LEGENDARY

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $20,000.
  • The highest cash prize for each of the showdown slates is the $20K Fiat Frenzy, where first place walks home with $5,000.
  • Each contest requires at least two LEGENDARY and two ELITE (or rarer) cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

REIGNMAKER

  • For each of the three showdown slates, there is a $25K Fiat Frenzy, where first place takes home $5,000.
  • Each contest requires at least three LEGENDARY and one REIGNMAKER card to enter a valid lineup in the contest.


Let’s take a closer look at the classic slate for Sunday:

CLASSIC

  • The public contest breakdown is five CORE, five RARE, three ELITE, three LEGENDARY and two REIGNMAKER contests available.
  • Each contest has prizes ranging from cash, tickets, specific player cards, NFTs and packs.
  • Each contest also has a “card requirement,” which is signified under the requirement column on the contest lobby page.

Let’s take a closer look at each tier in the classic contests:

CORE

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $50,000, RMF Packs and $20 DFS Millionaire tickets.
  • The highest cash prize is in the $50K Fiat Frenzy, where first place walks home with $5,000.
  • The Booster Pack Party contest will award a 2022 Booster Pack Vol. 1 to the top 250 finishers.
  • In the $20 DFS Millionaire Satellite, the top 100 finishers earn a $20 Fantasy Football Millionaire Ticket.
  • Each contest requires at least five CORE (or rarer) cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

RARE

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $80,000, RMF Packs and $20 DFS Millionaire tickets.
  • The highest cash prize is in the $80K Fiat Frenzy, where first place walks home with $10,000.
  • The Booster Pack Party contest will award a 2022 Booster Pack Vol. 1 to the top 250 finishers.
  • In the $20 DFS Millionaire Satellite, the top 100 finishers earn a $20 Fantasy Football Millionaire Ticket.
  • Each contest requires at least one CORE and four RARE (or rarer) cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

To quickly navigate to the Reignmakers Football contest lobby, please visit the DraftKings NFT games page.


ELITE

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $250,000.
  • The highest cash prize is in the $250K Fiat Frenzy, where first place walks home with $100,000.
  • Each contest requires at least one RARE and four ELITE (or rarer) cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

LEGENDARY

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $100,000.
  • The highest cash prize is in the $100K Fiat Frenzy, where first place walks home with $10,000.
  • Each contest requires at least two LEGENDARY and three ELITE (or rarer) cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

REIGNMAKER

  • Some contests in this tier have total cash prizes up to $125,000.
  • The highest cash prize is in the $125K The Alpha contest, where first place walks home with $25,000.
  • Each contest requires at least three LEGENDARY (or rarer) and two REIGNMAKER cards to enter a valid lineup in the contest.

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