Jade Roper lost a $1million haul amid allegations she cheated to win a fantasy league with her husband Tanner Tolbert.

The Bachelor star claimed victory in a Draft King’s fantasy football league earlier this year, and recently updated standings revealed that a new user claimed the top prize in the wild card weekend contest from a simple $20 buy-in. 

The 33-year-old reality star was outed as the winner when an internet sleuth recognized the name with help from his Bachelor-fan girlfriend, but users were quick to call collusion after her picks eerily matched up with husband Tanner’s.

Ouch: Jade Roper lost a $1million haul amid allegations she cheated to win a fantasy league with her husband Tanner Tolbert; seen in January

Ouch: Jade Roper lost a $1million haul amid allegations she cheated to win a fantasy league with her husband Tanner Tolbert; seen in January

DraftKings tweeted on Saturday morning: ‘DraftKings has decided to update the standings for several contests. All customer affected by the updated standings will be notified directly. It is our general policy not to comment further on such matters.’ 

One Twitter user later took to the platform and admitted their ‘client’ had actually won the contest.

‘Thrilled to announce my client has been declared the winner of the DraftKIngs Millionaire Maker Contest,’ Alan Milstein wrote. ‘I have had my share of interesting cases but never conceived this would be one of therm.’ 

The winning lineup was initially shared to millions of users at the beginning of the month showing a congrats to ‘JadeRoper’ for earning 180.78 points to clinch the title. 

Interesting: DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) player Alex Baker was quick to point out the familiar name at the top of the leader board, which sparked an entirely new discussion

Interesting: DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) player Alex Baker was quick to point out the familiar name at the top of the leader board, which sparked an entirely new discussion

Athlete: Metcalf was surely a stand-out player on Sunday night's Seattle Seahawk's win over the Philadelphia Eagles, which helped propel Jade's score into first

Athlete: Metcalf was surely a stand-out player on Sunday night’s Seattle Seahawk’s win over the Philadelphia Eagles, which helped propel Jade’s score into first

DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) player Alex Baker was quick to point out the familiar name at the top of the leader board, which sparked an entirely new discussion.

‘I’m pretty sure this girl was on The Bachelor,’ Baker tweeted. ‘I only know this because my girlfriend forces me to watch it.’

Jade responded back: ‘Hahaha that’s me! And Tanner told me I shouldn’t play DK Metcalf!’ 

Metcalf was surely a stand-out player on Sunday night’s Seattle Seahawk’s win over the Philadelphia Eagles, which helped propel Jade’s score into first.

One user noted that Tanner regularly played Metcalf on his lineups, and remarked that it was curious her husband would ever make that call.

How? One user noted that Tanner regularly played Metcalf on his lineups, and remarked that it was curious her husband would ever make that call

How? One user noted that Tanner regularly played Metcalf on his lineups, and remarked that it was curious her husband would ever make that call

Whoops: It appeared as though Jade and Tanner picked their lineups to benefit each other, and working together on any league is strictly against the rules

Whoops: It appeared as though Jade and Tanner picked their lineups to benefit each other, and working together on any league is strictly against the rules

Another player broke down each of their lineups to find that while Jade played Saturday players, Tanner was intent on playing Sunday players and that the distribution of players chosen on respective leagues appeared to perfectly balance out between the pair. 

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It appeared as though Jade and Tanner picked their lineups to benefit each other, and working together on any league is strictly against the rules.  

While it may be against rules for players to work together, many users noted that its a widespread practice and unfortunately two famous names got caught and made the example.

'They cheated, end of story:' Another player broke down each of their lineups to find that while Jade played Saturday players, Tanner was intent on playing Sunday players and that the distribution of players chosen on respective leagues appeared to perfectly balance out between the pair

‘They cheated, end of story:’ Another player broke down each of their lineups to find that while Jade played Saturday players, Tanner was intent on playing Sunday players and that the distribution of players chosen on respective leagues appeared to perfectly balance out between the pair

‘PSA: This occurs every slate, they just happened to be outed because they’re famous,’ Twitter user @saulgoodmanDFS wrote in all capital lettering. ‘And, It’s blatantly cheating and against the rules can both be true.’

Draft Kings managed to stay quiet while the collusion controversy was unfolding online, only to issue a statement to ESPN’s David Payne Purdum on Monday morning.

‘We take the integrity and fairness of our contests very seriously and are looking into this matter.’

Jade participated in Season 19 of The Bachelor and Tanner was a contestant on the 11th season of The Bachelorette, but the pair found love on the second season of Bachelor in Paradise. 

The couple married during a special episode of Ben Higgin’s season of the popular ABC dating show in 2016 and now share two children.

Reality world: Jade participated in Season 19 of The Bachelor and Tanner was a contestant on the 11th season of The Bachelorette, but the pair found love on the second season of Bachelor in Paradise; seen in 2016

Reality world: Jade participated in Season 19 of The Bachelor and Tanner was a contestant on the 11th season of The Bachelorette, but the pair found love on the second season of Bachelor in Paradise; seen in 2016



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