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$5 Million DraftKings World Fantasy Football Championship Winner
Monday, January 18, 2016 : POKER TURNED DFS PRO WINS BIG
Takes single biggest prize in fantasy sports history.
Poker pro Aaron Jones has won the single largest prize in fantasy sports history pocketing a staggering $5 million first place award in the DraftKings World Fantasy Football Championship far outstripping his lifetime poker winnings of $500 000.
Jones sealed the deal after trailing in fifth place heading into the final stretch of the division round of the NFL playoffs.
“I recommend winning $5m if you guys have a chance. It was fun and I would do it again,” Jones posted on Twitter following the win.