DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - June 7, 2012) -
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paddypowerpoker.com is proud to announce the launch of the Euro 2012 €10,000 Goal Predictor challenge.
To take part, players need to predict the goals in the 7.45pm matches and start to collect points to climb the €10,000 leaderboard.
Additionally there's a Daily Cash prize where paddypowerpoker.com will give away up to $50 to players per prediction depending on how much poker they play on the day of the guess. Players who get between 20-100 points win $1, after that they get $1 for every 100 points they earn.
The scoring for the leaderboard is as follows:
- Players get points for a prediction.
- Players get penalty points for every goal your guess is wrong by.
- Players get bonus points for getting it right.
- As the tournament progresses the win bonuses increase, so it's never too late to get involved.
Players also get a one-time only 10-point bonus if they tweet your answer using the Twitter Opt-in Form. Players must tweet before June 20th to receive their bonus.
The prizes in the €10,000 Goal Predictor challenge are:
|1st €3,000 + Signed Football Shirt
|2nd: €2,000 + Official Euro 2012 Football
|3rd: €1,000 cash
|4th: €500 cash
|5th: €300 cash
|6th: €200 cash
|7th: €100 cash
|8th: €85 cash
|9th: €75 cash
|10th - 19th: Football shirt of your choice
|20th - 49th: Euro 2012 Replica Football
|50th - 99th: $10 cash
|100th - 199th: $5 cash
|200th - 500th: $1 cash
Paddy Power, communications manager for the site, said, "All eyes, including poker players, will be on Euro 2012 this month so to liven things up we thought we'd give our loyal players an opportunity to rail each match and put their soccer prediction skills to the test.
"The summer is well and truly underway and with €10,000 we hope to make it sizzle with our Goal Predictor challenge."
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Full details of the €10,000 Goal Predictor can be found here: http://poker.paddypower.com/promotions/goal-predictor
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