Swedish daily fantasy sports and pool betting technologies innovator, Scout Gaming Group AB, has announced that the upcoming final stage of its World Championship of Online Fantasy Football (WCOFF) competition is due to award one skilled player with a cash prize worth at least €34,800 ($39,080).
The Stockholm-headquartered firm used an official press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail that the total prize pool for the soccer-themed contest has now reached €116,000 ($130,276) with some 30% of this being earmarked for the eventual champion.
Scout Gaming Group AB declared that the final week-long stage of its WCOFF extravaganza is due to get underway from tomorrow and will be ‘played daily fantasy-style’ involving games from the English Premier League. It moreover stated that the competition ‘is setting a new record’ in terms of the largest daily fantasy sports contest themed around European soccer with aficionados able to view results via ‘select connected partner sites’ as well as through its own bespoke domain at FanTeam.com.
In addition to the lucrative first-place prize, Scout used the press release to explain that the WCOFF runner-up is set to bank 20% of the eventual total prize pool, which could equate to €23,200 ($26,060), while the third-place competitor is to be in line for a 10% share that is expected to top €11,600 ($13,030). It clarified that the competition is to furthermore award the subsequent twelve best-placed runners with cash prizes beginning with an eight percent share for fourth spot before finishing with two percent rewards for those ending in eighth through 15th.
Read a statement from Scout…
“Determining a final winner will be a close race to the finish line with the top 20 ranked players in the competition currently being placed within just eleven points of the leader.”