Matt Hakim

Matt Hakim

Matt Hakim is a professional DFS player with over 5 years of experience playing on DraftKings and 15 years total playing fantasy sports. His career earnings are over $2 Million. Matt was born and raised in Detroit, MI with a family who loved all sports, especially football. 

In 2021, he took down the week 3 Milly maker along with multiple other contests with 6 figure prizes. He has competed against some of the best in the industry on the biggest of stages. 

In January of 2022 he had an exclusive ticket to the Tournament of Champions which was held in Scottsdale, AZ. This tournament had about 100 people out of the entire DraftKings community, which consists of more than 1 million active users. While he didn’t take that tournament down, his experience playing in high stakes contests has grown even more and he is confident that his success will continue. 

Matt’s main goal is to provide insight on how he studies the game and is able to consistently profit from playing Fantasy Football.

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2022 Week 4 DFS High Stakes Advice from a Milly Maker Winner

In Week 3, I officially secured my first seat in the DraftKings Fantasy Football World Championship! The main slate was rough, with low scoring outputs across the league and chalky players not performing to expectations. But I smashed on the Sunday Night Showdown between the Broncos and the 49ers. Week 4 looks ugly too, with […]

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Cover 5 Show with Matt Hakim

Jordan Vanek covers five games from a matchup perspective as it relates to DFS. Matt Hakim joins Jordan to focus on Game Flow, QB Stacks, mini stacks, contrarian plays, and stars to fade.

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2022 Week 3 DFS High Stakes Advice from a Milly Maker Winner

It’s already Week 3 of the NFL season; can you believe it? The DFS season is going to fly by, so we’ve got to profit as much as we can before it’s over. Last week, I had a killer lineup with the double stack of Tua Tagovailoa with Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle, while coming […]

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2022 Week 2 NFL DFS High Stakes Advice from a Milly Maker Winner

Football season is officially underway with an exciting Week 1 in the books. Last week, I came about 30 points away from the Million-dollar top prize in the $20 Milly Maker contest. You won’t be perfect every week of the season, and you’ll always have your regrets about who you started, but you need to […]

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Week 2 NFL Fantasy Football: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

Week 1 is in the books, and hopefully you started off your season with a W! I was lucky enough to start my season with a win in all three of my fantasy leagues (thank you, Saquon Barkley). If you found yourself on the opposite side of the spectrum, let’s get you on the board […]

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2022 Week 1 NFL DFS High Stakes Advice from a Milly Maker Winner

The first Sunday slate of the year is upon us, and I couldn’t be more excited! My name is Matt Hakim, DFS pro with multiple 6 figure wins and one-time Milly Maker winner on DraftKings, and I’ll be providing you with this article every Friday until the end of the season. My goal is to […]

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Week 1 NFL Fantasy Football: Start ‘Em/Sit ‘Em

The wait is finally over; welcome to the 2022 NFL season! I’ve been playing fantasy football for more than 15 years, and I can truly say it gets better and better every year. I spend hours researching, analyzing data and matchups to help me gain a competitive advantage against my opponents. This season I’ll be […]

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Anatomy of a Winning GPP Lineup

We have all had our hindsight moments and will always remember the plays that didn’t happen. Here, we will dissect our most significant wins and why they were successful. Conversely, we will be critiquing our builds and justifying them with context. By the end of this article, you will feel ready to create your own […]

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