The English Premier League is set to deliver another exciting weekend of matches on Saturday. And if you’re interested in making things even more entertaining – and financially rewarding – we’ve got some news for you.
One of those is the $250 Striker contest, which guarantees a total of $250 to be paid out to the top 19 scoring teams. The contest is free for first-time DraftKings users, $3 for current members. The top prize is $40, second is $30 and third $25. This particular Striker contest is for the early EPL games. Lineups must be set by 7:45 a.m. Eastern on Saturday, May 9.
But you need to hurry up; the maximum number of participants allowed is 95.
As a first-time user with DraftKings, when you sign up and are prompted for a promo code, enter “HEAVY.”
The rules are simple: Fill a lineup of 8 players with a fixed salary cap of $50,000. The better your selected players do, the better your fantasy team does.
Rosters must include players from at least 3 different EPL teams. The 8 roster positions are: 1 goalkeeper, 2 defenders, 2 midfielders, 2 forwards, and 1 Flex, which can’t be a goalie.
Forward Harry Cane of Tottenham Hotspur is the most expensive player in the pool at $10,300. He also happens to be the highest scorer at 13.9 fantasy points per match. Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney comes in at $9,900 and averages 10.2 FFPG. Manchester goalie David De Gea (8.3 FFPG) is the most expensive keeper at $5,800.
Also for first-time players, when you sign up you get a 100 percent deposit bonus up to $600. You put in $600, DraftKings will match your $600.