In addition to its recent announcement of 2016 World Fantasy Football Championship (WFFC), FanDuel recently revealed the details of its other major end-of-year live final event , the 2016 Playboy Mansion NFL Live Final. This year’s contest will take place over three days and two nights (December 2-4) in Los Angeles, with a $600,000 total prize pool up for grabs among 75 participants.
$600,00 Total Prize Pool
Each contestant will cash, with $125,000 going to the first place winner. Second place will receive $50,000, while third place will see their bankroll grow by $30,000. As customary, the event is an invitation-only affair, with qualifier contests ranging from $5 to $500 already running.
The remainder of the payout structure will be as follows:
- 4th place- $20,000
- 5th-6th place- $15,000
- 7th-10th place- $10,000
- 11th-14th place- $9,000
- 15th-18thplace- $8,000
- 19th-23rd place- $7,000
- 24th-30th place- $6,000
- 31st-40th place- $5,000
- 41st-55th place- $4,000
- 56th-75th place- $3,000
Trip Package Valued $4,200
As per FanDuel, the official prize package will carry a value of $4,200, which includes $1,000 airfare credit for purchasing round-trip tickets for two to Los Angeles, chauffeured transfer from the airport to hotel, two nights of upscale hotel accommodations, a Welcome Reception on Saturday, December 3rd and a Sunday Championship Viewing Party on Sunday, December 4th that will include food, drink and the full array of the slate of NFL games that the Live Final will be based on.
Contestants will be able to qualify for a maximum of three (3) seats. Any finalist qualifying more than once will have the option of transferring the trip package to a third party or receiving 75 percent of its cash value ($3,150) into their FanDuel account.
Slight Decline in Prize Pool
The 2016 edition of the NFL Playboy Mansion Final boasts a slightly smaller prize pool than the last time it took place, but offers an impressive haul nonetheless. The 2014 contest offered a total of prize pool of $1 million, with $150,000 going to first place, $80,000 being awarded to second place, and $50,000 going to third.
The event is the third live final that FanDuel hosts at the Playboy Mansion in 2016. In late February, DFS pro McJester took home the $100,000 first-place prize in the $600,000 Playboy Mansion NBA Championship, while justinmacmahan also raked in $100,000 by winning the $600,000 Playboy Mansion MLB Championship in June.