Best Drone Racing League (DRL) Teams
The Drone Racing League is the hot new betting sensation set to light up 2021. The drone racing leaders have been running a successful league for five years. And now they have signed a deal with DraftKings as exclusive betting partner in five US states.
What is the Drone Racing League?
The Drone Racing League started life in 2015. In the sport, professional First Person View (FPV) drone racers manoeuvre drones around neon-lit course to win prize cash. They wear special goggles connected to cameras on the drones.
The Drone Champions League (DCL) is the main recognized league for pro teams. The league blends real-life courses and virtual reality. Players qualify via online via the DCL: The Game, before being signed up by sponsored teams.
World stadiums have been traditionally used in DCL (Drone Champions League) heats. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DRL has begun using virtual courses using its DRL SIM platform. Courses are based on real-life city tracks. Amateurs can also play the game on Xbox and PS4.
In each race, or “event”, teams compete to win points based on finishing position:
- 1st: 12 points
- 2nd: 11 points
- 3rd: 10 points
- 4th: 9 points
- 5th: 8 points
- 6th: 7 points
- 7th: 6 points
- 8th: 5 points
- 9th: 4 points
- 10th: 3 points
- 11th: 2 points
- 12th: 1 point
There are 16 levels of racing in each event. Team points go toward a league, with teams and top pilots sharing prize money at the end of the season.
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Where to Bet on the Drone Racing League in 2021
Under a new deal made in early 2021, you can now bet on the Drone Racing League at DraftKings sportsbook in five US states:
- · Colorado
- · New Jersey
- · New Hampshire
- · Tennessee
- · West Virginia
All five states now have legal sports betting for over-21s. You can download an app or register online to place bets on DRL races or season winners. You can even claim a welcome bonus when you open your account and make a first deposit.
If you are in the UK you can bet on drone racing at Pinnacle and other bookmakers offering odds on drone racing teams.