DrafKings has unveiled DK Live for use on Android. The highly rated app allows you to not only monitor players in your lineup but the wider fantasy sports world as a whole.
After rolling out daily fantasy sports information app DK Live to iOS last year, the popular app is being rolled out on Android via the Google Play Store.
Since going live July 4th, the app has received 39 reviews averaging a respectable 4.7 rating, which is more highly rated than the iOS app. While currently available for MLB, the app promises to be expand to NFL before the start of the daily fantasy sports peak season.
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DK Live Main Focus
The app is not be confused with the DraftKings apps (available through Android and iOS) which allow you to join DFS contest, deposit and withdraw and check your lineups.
Unlike other sports information apps, DK Live concentrates on information with the daily fantasy sports player in mind. Through the app, you follow all of the games in real time. DraftKings players can filter “My Players” from your DraftKings lineups to monitor only the players you care about.
Features and Sections of DK Live
In addition to being able to follow the performance of your DraftKings players, the DraftKings Live Android app also provides the following features:
Leaderboard – Monitor the top performing daily fantasy sports players as the action happens to see how your drafted players are performing against others.
Fantasy Plays – This section is a play by play feed in real time that shows you the top highlights in a single spot
Scores – Follow the scores from all the games available for the day. Although many apps currently offer this service, having it integrated into DK Live proves convenient to DFS players.
News – The latest player and daily fantasy news along with the latest advice for your DFS lineups.
Geting Started with DK Live Android
To set up DK Live on Android, you will first need to search for DK Live on your mobile device via the Google Play store. Make sure you are downloading the program that is listed as “DK Live – Sports Play by Play”
Once the app is downloaded and and is opened up, you can link your DraftKings account to the app (if you already have an account). You will need to sign in to DraftKings in order to link accounts. After you have done so, you will be able to link your account. If you do not have the DraftKings app installed, you will be able to do so from the DK Live app. When DK Live has been installed, you can use the button on DK Live as a shortcut to the main applicable.