BuzzDraft $60,000 FCFS Schedule & $2,000 Buy-in 'Big One'

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BuzzDraft’s first big championship series is right around the corner, and there’s a lot of money up for grab…Grinders take note! The BuzzDraft Fall Championship Fantasy Series (FCFS) boasts $60,000 in prizes over a four-week period in December, with contestants testing their skills in both NFL and NBA events. The championship series will conclude in epic fashion with a $10,000 NBA Main Event on December 22nd and a $20,000 NFL Main Event on December 23rd.

If that weren’t enough, Buzz is also hosting one of the largest buy-in events in Daily Fantasy history! This innovative, LIVE draft, tournament consists of a $2,000 buy-in with 10 contestants. Eight of the 10 spots are by invite only (5 spots reserved for professional poker players, and 3 spots for fantasy pros). The final two spots are open for grabs through Daily Fantasy qualifiers to be held this Sunday, November 25th on BuzzDraft. Here’s all the details on both awesome events:

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BuzzDraft FCFS – Fall Championship Fantasy Series Tournament Schedule

Week 1:

12/1: NBA: Event 1: $5 + 0.50 50/50 300 Entrants ($1500 prizepool)
12/1: NBA: Event 2: $1 + 0.10 650 entrants ($650 Prizepool)
12/1: NBA: Event 3: $20 + 2 150 entrants ($3000 prizepool)

12/2: NFL: Event 4: $10 + 1 Pick’em 200 entrants ($2000 prizepool)
12/2: NFL: Event 5: $5 + 0.50 200 entrants ($1000 prizepool)
12/2: NFL: Event 6: $50 + 5 Experts Pool (90k salary), 50 entrants ($2500 prizepool)

Week 2:

12/8: NBA: Event 7: $20 + 2 50/50 100 entrants ($2000 prizepol)
12/8: NBA: Event 8: $5 + 0.50 200 entrants ($1000 prizepool)
12/8: NBA: Event 9: $1 + 0.10 Groups format, 350 entrants ($350 prizepool)

12/9: NFL: Event 10: $20 + 2 75 entrants ($1500 prizepool)
12/9: NFL: Event 11: $5 + 0.50 Groups Format 200 entrants ($1,000 prizepool)
12/9: NFL: Event 12: $100 + 9 30 Entrants ($3,000 prizepool)

Week 3:

12/10: NBA: Event 13: Survivor $10 + 1 100 entrants ($1000 prizepool)
12/10: NBA: Event 14: Survivor $50 + 5 30 entrants ($1500 prizepool)
12/15: NBA: Event 15: $20 + 2 100 entrants ($2000 prizepool)
12/15: NBA: Event 16: $5 + 0.50 Pick’Em 100 entrants ($500 prizepool)

12/16: NFL: Event 17: $1 + 0.10 500 entrants ($500 prizepool)
12/16: NFL: Event 18: $20 + 2 100 entrants ($2000 prizepool)
12/16: NFL: Event 19: $5 + 0.50 Pick’Em WR-Only 200 entrants ($1000 prizepool)
12/16: NFL: Event 20: $50 + 5 30 40 Entrants ($2000 prizepool)

Week 4:

12/22: NBA Main Event: Event 21: $100 + 9 100 entrants ($10,000 prizepool)
12/23: NFL Main Event: Event 22: $200 + 16 100 entrants ($20,000 prizepool)

Leaderboard Prizes:

The top overall leaderboard points winners throughout the series will win prizes as follows:

1st: $500 + Buzz Status for the rest of the year + Entry into the FCFS Champions Freeroll
2nd: $250 + All-Star Status for the rest of the year + Entry into the FCFS Champions Freeroll
3rd: $150 + All-Star Status for the rest of the year + Entry into the FCFS Champions Freeroll
4th – 10th: Entry into the FCFS Champions Freeroll

Complete BuzzDraft FCFS Rules & Schedule

BuzzDraft Big One: $2,000 Buy-In, $20,000 Prizepool

The draft-date for one of the biggest buy-in daily fantasy events ever is set! The live draft will take place on Wednesday the 28th at 7 PM EST. Six of the eight invite-only spots have already been filled, and are listed below. Two of the spots have been filled by none other than Grinder favorites headChopper and CSURam88, with the third Daily Fantasy spot going to CP22, a top player on BuzzDraft.

The 3 professional poker players confirmed in the Big One at the time of writing this article, are High-Stakes No-Limit cash-game players Biesterfield, Kaj_Kyle, and Dumping “KGB”, however even bigger names could be joining soon. Nothing has been finalized yet, but Bryan Pellegrino, CEO of BuzzDraft and runner-up in the 2012 WSOP Event #5 PL Hold’em, told RotoGrinders that a household poker name could potentially fill one of the last 2 ‘pro poker spots’. If the name mentioned is able to participate, it will truly be a remarkable event and awesome for the industry.

The best news is that you can qualify for the $2,000 buy-in event this Sunday for as little as $22! Here are all the details:

The Contestants

1) Poker Pro #1 – Jason Mercier
2) Poker Pro #2 – Kyle “Kaj_Kyle” Johnson
3) Poker Pro #3 – Brian “bripc23” Cavers
4) Poker Pro #4 – Kyle ““Dumping“KGB” Brossier
5) Poker Pro #5 – Ryan “xSCWx” Dodge
6) Daily Fantasy Pro #1 – headChopper
7) Daily Fantasy Pro #2 – CSURam88
8) Daily Fantasy Pro #3 – CJP22
9) $22 Qualifier Winner – 11/25 at 1:00 PM EST
10) $109 Qualifier Winner – 11/25 at 1:00 PM EST

Qualify for Last 2 Spots!

  • The Big One Qualifier #1: $109 Entry, 0/20 currently, 1 person will win a $2,000 seat into The Big One!
  • The Big One Qualifier #2: $22 Entry, 3/100 currently, 1 person will win a $2,000 seat into The Big One!

Payouts

1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $6,000
3rd Place: $4,000

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