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Huge DFS Contests on Offer for AFL Round 1
With the 2018 AFL season kicking off this Thursday, there are a plethora of AFL DFS contests and fantasy betting tournaments for players to get stuck into. With the big prize pools on offer, there’s likely to be overlays, and there will be some big DFR ranking points up for grabs! Just make sure you login to your DFR profile and add your site usernames in order to receive DFR ranking points.
Here’s the various contest on offer for the AFL this weekend:
SportChamps have a brilliant fantasy betting tournament for the AFL this Friday night. For just a $5 entry you can compete against other punters for a share of the $2,500 prize pool. Your $5 entry gives you a betting balance of $10,000 that you can use to wager on various betting markets on the match including head-to-head, line bets, margins and first goal scorer. Whoever ends up with the most bank will claim the top prize with the top 40% of players finishing in the money!
If you’re still not too sure, why not dip your toes into the water with a $1,000 Freeroll for the Richmond vs Carlton game on Thursday night? Entry is absolutely free, so there’s absolutely no risk and you could win some free cash to give your SportChamps balance a kick start!
If you have yet to try out PlayON, then the AFL season launch is the perfect time to check them out. PlayON are throwing plenty of money at their AFL and NRL contests, with plenty of value to be found for punters.
Their feature contests all weekend will offer a $2,000 Guarantee with a $22 entry fee and there is most likely to be an overlay, so it’s worth jumping in and taking a shot. They also offer other guaranteed tournaments for $11, $5.50 and $2.20 buy-in levels.
In addition, there will be daily qualifiers for the $100,000 AFL Super Contest which will be held on August 18th. This Super Contest will feature the best of the best throughout the AFL season and the six-figure prize pool is sure to be fiercely contested. Get in early and win as many tickets as you can to give yourself the best chance in the final!
TopBetta once again have a solid array of AFL fantasy tournaments for players to get stuck in to. There will be weekly AFL tournaments for $2.20, $5.50 and $22 buy-in levels, and also season long AFL tournaments at $2.20, $11 and $55 buy-in levels with the high buy-in offering a guaranteed $2,500 prize pool.
DraftStars are hitting the ground running for the 2018 AFL season with a $50,000 Guaranteed contest for Thursday night’s match between Richmond and Carlton. Entry is locked in at $15.
They will then follow that up with a $30,000 Guarantee for Essendon vs Adelaide, before returning for another $50,000 Guarantee for the Saturday slate of games. As usual, there’s a wide range of single entry, single game, 6-max and head-to-head contests for you to get stuck into!
Moneyball are welcoming in the AFL season with $10,000 Guaranteed contest for both Richmond vs Carlton on Thursday night, and Essendon vs Adelaide on Friday night. The Saturday day slate of games has a $7,000 guarantee with smaller guarantees for individual matches throughout the weekend. All buy-ins for the feature contests are the usual $15 entry.
If DraftKings were going to land in Australia, many expected that it would come in time for the 2018 AFL season, however it looks like that’s not going to happen. Still, if DraftKings Australia does launch, you know that they will hit AFL hard with some massive prize pools. Can they match the six-figure prize pools offered by PlayON and DraftStars? Let’s hope so!