DraftKings cool-off period - overview

The option to set a cool-off period is part of DraftKings' commitment to responsible gaming and helping customers control how and when they use DraftKings Sportsbook and Casino. 

Learn more about:

Cool-off durations: 

  • 3 Days
  • 4 Days
  • 5 Days
  • 6 Days
  • 1 Week 
  • 2 Weeks
  • 3 Weeks
  • 4 Weeks

Note: Not all options are offered in all jurisdictions. You’ll see all options defined by your jurisdiction when setting the cool-off period.

During the cool-off period: 

  • You can't log into your DraftKings account.
  • You can't deposit or withdraw funds. 
  • You can't enter daily fantasy sports contests. 
  • You can't make any sports wagers. 
  • You can't play in any casino games.
  • You can't transact in the marketplace. 
  • Existing entries and wagers will remain live however you won't be able to make any changes.

Frequently asked questions: 

Who can set a cool-off period?

Any DraftKings account holder can set a cool-off period from Sportsbook or Casino. 

How can I set a cool-off period? 

Learn more about how to set a cool-off period

What happens to the funds in my DraftKings account while I'm in the cool-off period?

Any funds deposited into DraftKings will remain in your account for the future. If you'd like to withdraw funds during a cool-off period, please contact our Customer Support team for assistance. 

What happens after the cool-off period ends?

After the cool-off period, your account will be fully accessible. 

Can I limit my access to DraftKings for a longer period of time? 

If you'd like to take a longer break from DraftKings, you can self-exclude.

Can I limit my DraftKings use in other ways?

There are a variety of ways you can manage your use of DraftKings. Learn more about the player limits available to you. 

Can I end my cool-off period early? 

Once a cool-off period is set, DraftKings isn’t permitted to shorten that period.

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