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Special Offer: Free 2020 Election Prize Pool for $100,000 at DraftKings

by July 13, 2020

It’s an election year, and it’s the first one since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (2018). That decision overturned a federal law that had effectively banned sports betting in the U.S.

So with sports betting entering the mainstream, it’s only a matter of time before sportsbooks can legally offer lines on the other great American competitions — elections. While it’s not legal yet, the folks at DraftKings have put together a free $100,000 contest for this year’s race.

Make your 2020 picks at DraftKings now >>

Promotion Details

To enter, head over to DraftKings’ “Pools” section and select “Free $100k Pool: Presidential Election.” Once you’re there, get prompted with a series of 12 questions. You must pick a candidate to win each of those races, and players with the most correct predictions will split the $100,000 pool. New and existing users can participate.

Which States Do You Pick?

You’ll make 12 selections from the interface that looks like this:

Check out DraftKings’ Free $100k Pool: Presidential Election >>

You’ll also have to pick one of the two candidates to win each of these states:

A lot will change between now and November, but it’s a good idea to keep an eye on FiveThirtyEight’s national polling average. The website gave Trump a better chance than most heading into Election Day 2016, and I err toward their analysis when making my election predictions.

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Isaiah Sirois is a featured writer at BettingPros. For more from Isaiah, check out his archive and follow him @is_sirois.

DraftKings, Elections, Politics