Must Hit By Amount Jackpots - Overview (US)

Must Hit By Amount Jackpots are a new mechanic to the DraftKings site that allows a player to trigger the jackpot win in one of two potential ways: 1) Each contribution will signal our Jackpot's Random Number Generator (RNG), which can randomly trigger and award the jackpot amount to the player or 2) the player can win the Must Hit By Amount if their contribution causes the jackpot to exceed the Must Hit By Amount threshold.   

DraftKings Must Hit By Amount Jackpots are an optional feature players can opt in to in order to participate in a jackpot.

Must Hit By Amount Jackpot offering has a guaranteed starting amount of $10,000 and a must-hit-by the predefined winning threshold, currently up to $20,000. Examples of how this is displayed within a game are shown below.  

Screenshot of a mobile game 'Buffalo Gold Collection' showing a slot machine interface with a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot on the mobile app.

Screenshot of a mobile game 'Buffalo Gold Collection' showing a slot machine interface with a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot on the website.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I Opt in to a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot?

  1. Opt in by selecting the Opt In and Play button on a linked game tile before launching the game; or
  2. At the top of the game (as shown in the screenshot below), there will be a black Jackpot Banner. Click or tap on this banner.
    1. Click the green Opt In button.
  • Important note: Players can opt in and out at any time. Once a player chooses to opt in, they’re authorizing the placement of an additional jackpot wager every hand, spin, or round, until they choose to opt out.
    • All Must Hit By Amount Jackpot wins are randomly triggered.
    • Must Hit By Amount Jackpots are subject to jurisdiction availability.
      • Currently only available in certain jurisdictions.

Screenshot of a mobile game showing a blackjack table interface. At the top, a progressive jackpot amount is displayed as $19,859.30 with a note 'Must hit by $20,000.00.' Below, there is a message explaining the rules for opting into the jackpot, stating that an extra $0.25 Jackpot Wager will be taken each round in addition to the main game wager.

How do Must Hit By Amount Jackpots work?

  • For our current offerings, the Must Hit By Jackpot is eligible to be won at any point before or at $20,000.
    • Example 1: Playing a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot game where the jackpot reaches $10,134 and the player hits the jackpot.
    • Example 2: Playing Must Hit By Amount Jackpot game where the jackpot reaches $20,000 on the player's contribution. There will always be a winner when the jackpot reaches between $10,000 and $20,000.
  • As demonstrated below, once a player hits a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot, the Jackpot will be re-seeded at the starting value. 

Screenshot of a mobile game 'Quakey Shakey' showing a slot machine interface. At the top is a notification stating, 'Another player has hit the jackpot on DraftKings Must Hit By $20,000.00 Jackpots. It will be re-seeded at the starting value.'

How much can I win?

The Must Hit By Amount Jackpot will trigger between $10,000 and $20,000.

What games are included?

  • Games currently available for the Must Hit By Amount Jackpot, include but aren’t limited to:
    • Quakey Shakey
    • Double Deck Blackjack
    • Buffalo
    • Buffalo Gold
  • You can also tell what games are included by the money bag symbol in the top left-hand corner of the game icon, as shown below.

Icon for the mobile game 'Quakey Shakey.' A yellow banner at the bottom displays a value of $10,289.00. In the top left corner, there is a black and gold jackpot icon highlighted with a red box to show it's a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot game.

Where can Must Hit By Amount Jackpot games be found?

You can also find eligible games for Must Hit By Amount Jackpots under the Must Hit By section within Jackpots, as shown in the screenshots below.

Row of game icons under the heading 'Must Hit By on the mobile app.'

Screenshot of a mobile app interface showing a banner, under the heading 'Must Hit By,' with icons for various games with their respective jackpot values.

Do I have to opt in?

Yes, you must opt in to be eligible for a Must Hit By Amount Jackpot.

Where are Must Hit By Amount Jackpots available?

Must Hit By Amount Jackpots are currently only available in certain jurisdictions. Players located in jurisdictions where Casino is available can check if these Jackpots are available in their jurisdiction, by going to the Casino homepage and selecting Jackpots along the top selection menu. If available, the Must Hit By Jackpot options will be displayed.

DraftKings is always looking to improve the player experience, so be on the lookout for additional exciting Jackpot features in the future, including multi-jackpot games, must hit by time, and event-driven jackpots.