Depositing with Gift Cards - Overview (US)

Important Information

DraftKings wants to ensure you have a great experience with your gift card, however, not all states/jurisdictions allow the use of gift cards for all of our products.  

The purchase of a gift card doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be able to make a deposit with the gift card in your state/jurisdiction. Learn more about what states gift cards are available in.

DraftKings Gift Cards

Game On Gift Cards

  • Can be used at a variety of online betting sites including DraftKings, the champion grade home for sportsbook, casino, fantasy, and Digital Playing Card marketplace action.
  •  Learn more about Game On Gift Cards

Electronic Gift Cards

Note: Generic - not branded by DraftKings or it's payment processing affiliates.

  • Can be used at a variety of stores or online. 
  • Backed by a specific card issuer (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover). 
    • American Express gift cards eligible to be used for Fantasy Sports deposits only.


  • All authorized gift card deposits are processed immediately by the issuing bank, typically the funds are cleared instantly.


  • You must be located in a state/jurisdiction where DraftKings is available at time of deposit. 
  • The gift card type and card provider must be approved for use and licensed in your state/jurisdiction for gaming transactions when making a deposit into your DraftKings gaming wallet or approved for fantasy transactions when making a deposit into your DraftKings Fantasy wallet.
  • Generic electronic gift cards must be required to be registered with your name and address prior to use on DraftKings.
  • Prior to completing a deposit via gift card, ensure you are depositing to the product in which you wish to use your funds. Please note, gift card deposits can’t be refunded.


  • Gift cards can’t be used for withdrawals.
  • After completing a deposit via Gift Card into your DraftKings wallet on any DraftKings product, the gift card balance must be played through prior to being eligible for withdrawal.
  • Gift cards can’t be used in locations where either the card issuer or DraftKings isn’t licensed or legal for use.

Contacting Gift Card Providers: 

For Gift Card related questions and issues, please contact the bank that issued the gift card. DraftKings representatives do not have access to the card's balance.

Frequently asked questions: 

How do I check my gift card balance? 

To check your gift card balance, please visit the following: 

What deposit method should I select for my gift card? 

Select the following method on the deposits page: 

  • DraftKings: Gift Card
  • Game On: Gift Card
  • Electronic gift cards: Debit or Credit

Once deposited, can I use my gift card on any DraftKings product? 

  • Gift card funds deposited to Fantasy Sports can be used on DraftKings Fantasy Sports or Marketplace products. 
  • Gift card funds deposited to Sportsbook or Casino can be used on Sportsbook, Casino, or Marketplace products. 
  • Gift card funds are not eligible to be used in the DraftKings Shop or Dynasty Store

Where can I buy a gift card? 

Electronic gift cards are available at a variety of retailers, in-store and online. 

Learn more about where to buy DraftKings Gift Cards or Game On Gift Cards.

What can I do if my gift card can’t be used in my state or jurisdiction?

If your gift card can’t be used in your state/jurisdiction, we recommend that you hold onto the gift card until you’re able to travel to a location where gift cards can be used on DraftKings. Learn more about what states gift cards are available in.