DraftKings 2019 Millionaire Maker Recaps

Every week in 2019 we’ll update this post with our newest recaps and the winner’s lineups. Generally the updates happen on Wednesdays during the NFL Regular season.

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Week 1

TopCorner 281.36 Milly Maker

  • TopCorner won with 281.36 points
    • He entered 31 lineups.
  • Great week for touts/sharks/pros
  • 169 to cash
  • Best possible lineup 340.16 points

Full Week 1 Recap Article

Week 2

mushtaqlatifi 231.12 Week 2 2019 Milly Maker Winner

  • Mushtaqlatifi won with 231.12 points
    • He entered 3 lineups
    • This was the first time he ever made any money in the Milly Maker!
    • Gameflow driven strategy
  • Patrick Mahomes is the GOAT
    • Demarcus Robinson was little used but ended up being quite the pick.
  • Injuries hurt
    • Brees, Johnson, and James Conner hurt some pro lineups.
  • 150.26 to cash
  • Best possible lineup 282.32 points
    • Patriot’s D anyone?

Full Week 2 Recap Article

Week 3

hisboo Wins with 275.7 Points

  • Hishboo won with 275.7 points
    • He max entered 150 lineups
    • No Barkley in any
      • Not a lot of people felt like paying up for him ~5% did
    • Stacks RB with DST more than most
  • 163.36 to cash
  • Best possible lineup 321.54 points
  • 2018 Week 17 Milly Maker winner Giantsquid does well
    • He paid up for McCaffrey and filled in the rest with majority cheaper QB’s
    • Player pool focused player and not constraints driven (he still stacks though)
  • Ending goes less risky but still TE heavy
    • Treated Burkhead and Carson almost the same as Giantsquid

Full Week 3 Article

End of the Recaps

  • After a lot of thought, I’ve decided not to continue the recaps
  • In the article I tell you why and share some ratings I created on DFS

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Article as to Why

Matteo Hoch

Matteo Hoch is the founder of Sports Data Direct and maintains a personal blog called Ergo Sum where he writes about data visualization and coding. You can generally find him in the DraftKings Sunday $3 early only contests under username mhoch2

6 Responses

  1. John McDevitt says:

    When will we see Week 2’s write up?

  2. Paul Smith says:


    Can you please let us know when you will draft the write up for week 4?

  3. Frank says:

    How do you find out how many line-ups a person plays in the millionaire maker ?

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