Kris F. was at a loss for words when he realized he was going to the World Series. Using that same lineup he also took home a $20,000 second place prize in the $33 Super Fastball Contest. Kris was able to bring his girlfriend to Cleveland and see Game 1 of the 2016 World Series. Before the game they were able to check out the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and also take in the excitement of the city for the Ring Night Ceremony for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Q Give us a play-by-play of your experience? Did you travel from far? What was your favorite part of your experience?
AMy favorite part was the atmosphere at the game.
Q Who did you bring with you on your experience?
A My girlfriend Elizabeth.
Q Tell us about your winning contest "sweat". What qualifier did you enter (e.g. $3 PGA Qualifier)? Who was in your winning lineup?
A I entered the free World Series Experience tournament, on July 29th (I believe). My winning lineup included two of my favorite players, Cameron Rupp and Odubel Herrera.
Q Where were you when you won? How did you celebrate? Fist pump like Tiger? Riverdance like Chad Ochocinco? “Ride the Bull” like Happy Gilmore?
A I was in my apartment. I was stunned I didn't really react. First thing I did was text my friends.
Q Favorite sports team? How long have you been a fan of this team? Favorite team moment?
A My favorite team is the Philadelphia Eagles. My favorite moment was the day they drafted Carson Wentz.
Q Favorite athlete?
A Carson Wentz.
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Q Favorite sports memory?
A The Phillies 2008 World Series parade.
Q Favorite fantasy sport on DraftKings?
A Football with Baseball a close second.
Q What else is on your sports bucket list?
A I want to go to the Super Bowl.
Q What do you love most about DraftKings?
A It lets me compete using my knowledge of sports against other people like me, and makes watching the games more enjoyable.