DraftKings Reignmakers: How to Play for FREE This Season

DraftKings Reignmakers: How to Play for FREE This Season
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As the NFL season approaches its kickoff just a week away, the anticipation is reaching a fever pitch. This year, much like the next few to come, is poised to be an unprecedented one in terms of fantasy football. Adding to the excitement, the second season of DraftKings Reignmakers NFL is set to launch, offering yet another dimension to the beloved sport.

If you're new to DraftKings Reignmakers and intrigued about its offerings, you've landed in the right place. This how-to guide will not only introduce you to Reignmakers but also walk you through claiming your FREE starter pack, where you can win a share of $1 million throughout the season. 

What Is DraftKings Reignmakers NFL?  

In its simplest form, Reignmakers is a digital trading card game that provides you with the opportunity to own digital cards featuring your favorite athletes. Currently available for NFL, PGA, and UFC, these cards can be utilized in "daily fantasy" style contests where you have the chance to secure cash prizes and additional cards.

Cards can be obtained through digital packs or individual purchases on the DraftKings marketplace. For those inclined toward the technical aspect, it's worth noting that DraftKings employs web3 technology, specifically the Polygon blockchain, for the creation of these digital trading cards.

Although the game can become more intricate, grasping the fundamental concepts is essential before fully immersing yourself in it.

DraftKings Reignmakers NFL: How to Claim Your FREE Starter Pack

DraftKings Reignmakers is accessible on desktop and on mobile platforms. While the desktop experience may offer certain advantages, the mobile option ensures that you can easily engage with the game while on the move, aligning with the lifestyle of many users.

To claim your free starter pack in Reignmakers, follow these steps:

  1. Open the DraftKings app on your mobile device. Note that this process won't work on the DraftKings Sportsbook app; you need to use the DraftKings app specifically for DraftKings Reignmakers.
  2. Once you're in the app, navigate to the "Reignmakers" tab. You can usually find this tab located just below your username or profile name.
  3. Tap on the "Reignmakers" tab to access the Reignmakers section of the app; see below.


Upon tapping the "Reignmakers" tab in the DraftKings app, a web browser will open up. If you're not automatically signed in, you may need to log in again. Once complete, you'll likely see a prompt to select your free starter pack. The options for your starter pack should be presented on the screen. You can choose from these options to claim your free cards; see below. 

Once you choose, and for this example, I choose Justin Fields (just out of view), press the “claim" button. Claiming your pack will prompt a new screen, with your unopened pack. Select the “open pack” button shown below and enjoy the contents of your free Reignmakers pack! 

Once selected, it’ll bring you to the next screen with all the cards that came in your pack. Scroll down and check them all out!

After you've unveiled all your cards, you'll be prompted to enter your first contest for cash prizes.

DraftKings Reignmakers: How to Enter a Contest

Now, that we've got a handful of DraftKings Reignmakers cards, we can use them to build a lineup and enter a contest. As you can see, the lineup requires five players, with the following requirements 

  • QB
  • RB
  • WR
  • WR or TE
  • Flex (RB/WR/TE/K/DST).

After you've selected and filled in the five spots for your lineup, you'll be able to submit it to the contest - like the free contest for Week 1. As for the prizes in the contest this week, they consist of additional "cards" that you can use to expand your portfolio and create more lineups. Further information about these prizes and how they can enhance your Reignmakers experience will be covered in a separate article. 

But don't worry, you'll still be able to enter contests beyond Week 1. In fact, you’ll be able to compete in the same free contest and win a share of $1 million over the course of the year!

To access this contest on a weekly basis, follow the same steps as before by clicking the Reignmakers tab in the DraftKings app. However, instead of claiming your free pack, the browser will take you to the Reignmakers homepage.

At the Reignmakers Homepage, find and click on the "Lobby" option at the top of the browser. The contest you're looking for should be the first one listed each week. Click on that contest and enter your lineup, just as you did in the previous steps. This will allow you to participate in the ongoing contest and compete for the chance to win prizes throughout the year.

Looking for more beginner information? Well, you've come to the right place as you can check out our "Evergreen" section of our DraftKings Reignmakers article by clicking here and filtering by "Evergreen." 

Disclaimer: The author or members of the Lucky Trader staff may own NFTs discussed in this post. Furthermore, the information contained on this website or the Lucky Trader mobile application is not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as financial advice. AI may have assisted in the creation of this content.