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DraftKings $250k Tailgate Weekend on The Dream Stream

Getting ready for the Big Game? Come hang out on The Dream Stream all weekend long for your shot at $250,000 in prizes.

We all know the first Sunday in February is one of the most exciting days of the year, which is why this year we’ve decided to make the action last the entire weekend. How? We’re lining up two full days of virtually non-stop entertainment on The Dream Stream, where you can tune in and watch a variety of thrilling competitions and compete for your share of $250k in total prizes. Introducing the DraftKings $250k Tailgate Weekend, an exclusive mashup of Big Game buildup, exclusive content and plenty of shots to win via free companion contests and pools.

Hosted by our own Jessie Coffield and Emerson Lotzia, the $250k Tailgate Weekend will feature free-to-play Madden sims, live streams of pro cornhole action brought to you by the American Cornhole League, and the first-ever Big Game Snackdown in partnership with Major League Eating. In between the action we’ll have exclusive strategy and analysis content, interviews with special guests, exclusive giveaways and much more.

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What you’ll find on this page:

  • DraftKings $250k Tailgate Weekend: Detailed Programming Schedule
  • Full list of available “skin in the game” opportunities: including contests, pools and more
  • Supporting content: advice to help you participate in DraftKings contests
  • List of DraftKings Sportsbook promotions: all of the enticing offers that will be available during Tailgate Weekend

Watch the action live all weekend right here or on the DraftKings YouTube and Twitch channels.

DraftKings $250k Tailgate Weekend: Detailed Programming Schedule


  • 1:50 p.m. ET: Tailgate Weekend Preview, hosted by Jessie Coffield
  • 2:00 p.m ET: Madden Big Game Preview Sim, w/guest host Jay Duhbb w/$55k in prizes

Draft your free lineup for a shot at our plus-sized $55k prize pool and watch live as Kansas City takes on Tampa Bay in a preview of Sunday’s main event.

  • 3:30 p.m ET: DraftKings End of Year NFL Awards Breakdown, Cornhole 101, & NBA slate preview
  • 4:00 p.m ET: American Cornhole League Pro Singles Tournament (LIVE from Tampa) w/$50k free-to-play pool

Watch the late-round action as some of the best cornhole players in the world compete for a spot in the finals of the ACL Kickoff Battle, and enter our free-to-play pool for your share of $50k in prizes.

  • 6:00 p.m. ET: Madden Sim
  • 7:00 p.m. ET: NBA Saturday Pre-Lock Live
  • 7:30 p.m. ET: American Cornhole League Finals Preview Show
  • 8:00 p.m. ET: Madden Sim
  • 9:30 p.m. ET: Ross Tucker Big Game Preview
  • 10:00 p.m. ET: Madden Sim


  • 12:30 p.m. ET: DraftKings Tournament Of Champions Preview Show
  • 1:00 p.m. ET: Green Bay vs. Buffalo “What If” Madden Sim w/$20k in prizes

It’s the ultimate battle of Big Game runner-ups as Green Bay takes on Buffalo, so make sure you draft your free lineup for this sim for a shot at the $20k prize pool.

  • 2:10 p.m. ET: Big Game Sportsbook Preview
  • 2:30 p.m. ET: Madden Sim
  • 3:30 p.m. ET: DraftKings Pod Mashup, hosted by Emerson Lotzia and featuring the Pat Mayo Experience, Unreasonable Odds and Ross Tucker
  • 4 p.m. ET: MLE x DraftKings Big Game Snackdown Preview Show, hosted by Jessie Coffield
  • 4:30 p.m ET: MLE x DraftKings Big Game Snackdown (LIVE from Tampa) w/$100k free-to-play pool

Live from the top deck of the Starship yacht in Tampa, #1 world-ranked eater Joey Chestnut headlines a group of hungry competitors facing off in a steeplechase competition tackling a series of tailgating favorites. Play along with our $100k free-to-play pool to predict what happens and take home a share of the prize pool.

  • 5 p.m. ET: The Sweat LIVE: Big Game Edition, hosted by Jessie Coffield & Emerson Lotzia
  • 6:20 p.m. ET: Leaderboard LIVE: Tournament of Champions Edition
  • AFTER THE BIG GAME: Madden Big Game Replay Sim w/$25k in prizes

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