Withdrawing from DraftKings - overview

DraftKings provides multiple withdrawal options to best meet your personal needs. The options for withdrawing from your DraftKings account will differ by the product you wish to withdraw from.

DraftKings withdrawal policies

  • When requesting a withdrawal, you may be asked to verify your identity if you haven't already done so before your first deposit, Fantasy Sports contest entry, or NFT drop purchase in the Marketplace.
  • Earnings and/or winnings are eligible for withdrawal. Pending bonuses or any other types of promotional credit can't be withdrawn.
  • In some rare scenarios, a withdrawal may be canceled due to limited gameplay in accordance with banking policies. Please contact our Customer Support Team for additional information and assistance.
  •  A review for potential unpermitted behavior will be conducted prior to processing your withdrawal. This assures DraftKings accounts are only used for their intended purposes. In the event of potentially fraudulent behavior, DraftKings reserves the right to decline the withdrawal or in some cases close the account in accordance with the Terms of Use for the respective DraftKings product.
  • For confirmation of the final details of your withdrawal, you'll receive an email from DraftKings with the subject line, Your withdrawal has successfully been processed.

Withdraw from Fantasy Sports or Marketplace

Fantasy Sports and Marketplace, when possible, will first refund deposits. Any remaining funds in your withdrawable balancecan be fulfilled through one of the following methods:

  • PayPal: PayPal requires a verified bank account associated with your PayPal account or an existing PayPal balance on file. PayPal does not permit business accounts to deposit. The email address used for the PayPal withdrawal must be in your name, using an email address confirmed by PayPal, and a confirmed bank account attributed to the PayPal account.  A prior PayPal deposit is required. 
    • Note: PayPal withdrawals are not permitted in all jurisdictions. 
  • Check: The check must be made payable to the exact name and address associated with the account. 
    • Note: Any changes to name or address on the account are subject to additional documentation requests, as determined by DraftKings.

Withdraw from Sportsbook or Casino

You can access your withdrawable balance at any time through one of the following methods:

  • Online banking: Connect your bank for a streamlined deposit and withdrawal process using your bank's username and password with your bank. A prior deposit using the same bank account is required to withdraw using this method.

  • PayPal: PayPal requires a verified bank account associated with your PayPal account or an existing PayPal balance on file. PayPal does not permit business accounts to deposit. The email address used for the PayPal withdrawal must be in your name, using an email address confirmed by PayPal, and a confirmed bank account attributed to the PayPal account. A prior PayPal deposit is required to withdraw using this method. 
    • Note: PayPal withdrawals are not permitted in all jurisdictions.
  • VIP Preferred e-check: Add your routing and account numbers for deposits straight from your bank. Read more about VIP Preferred here. A prior deposit using the same bank account is required to withdraw using this method.

  • Play+ Prepaid Card: Play+ provides a fast and easy way to deposit and cash out while playing online. The third-party card can be used everywhere Discover® is accepted. Play+ option has a high approval rate when loading funds. Read more about Play+ here.

  • Wire: DraftKings requires routing and account numbers to withdraw using this method.

  • Cage: Withdrawing from the Cage at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey allows you to make safe, instant, in-person cash withdrawals. Cage withdrawals are only available in New Jersey at this time. 

  • Checks: The check must be made payable to the exact name and address associated with the account.
    • Note: Any changes to name or address on the account are subject to additional documentation requests, as determined by DraftKings.

Frequently asked questions about withdrawals 

How long do withdrawals take?

Withdrawals are processed within 5 business days. Each withdrawal method requires different minimum and maximum limits. Learn more about withdrawal limits. To view the most up-to-date status for your withdrawal, please visit the withdrawal tracker.

How do I know if my withdrawal was completed?

For confirmation of the final details of your withdrawal, you'll receive an email from DraftKings with the subject line, Your withdrawal has successfully been processed. To view the most up-to-date status for your withdrawal, please visit the withdrawal tracker.

Why was my withdrawal sent to multiple accounts?

If a credit or debit card was used to make your Fantasy Sports deposit, the prior deposit amount will be refunded to the card if used within the trailing window defined by your credit or debit card processor. The remainder of the funds approved for withdrawal will be sent to the withdrawal processing method of your choice. If you deposited with a non-refundable gift card, we will attempt to return the funds up to the original value to that card. If you no longer have access to a card used to make a prior deposit, please contact our Customer Support Team before making your withdrawal request.

What if my card expired, or I got a new card?

  • If your card number is different but the account number from the issuing bank/credit provider is the same, then eligible refunds can still be refunded to the card.

  • If the account number has changed, please contact our Customer Support Team before making your withdrawal request.

What if I no longer have access to my card?

If you no longer have access to a card used to make a prior deposit, please contact our Customer Support Team before making your withdrawal request. 

Why was my withdrawal sent to multiple accounts? 

If you're withdrawing from Fantasy Sports, your prior deposit amount will first be refunded to the credit, debit, or gift card used for the deposit. The remainder of the funds approved for withdrawal will be sent to the method of your choice. 

Is withdrawing via PayPal available in all Sportsbook & DFS jurisdictions?

Due to regulatory requirements withdrawal via PayPal is not permitted in all jurisdictions. Please contact our Customer Support Team if you have any questions about what options are available in your jurisdiction.

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