June 07, 2012 05:21 ET Launches Euro 2012 EUR10,000 Goal Predictor Challenge

Predict The Number Of Goals In Euro 2012 Matches, Earn Points, And Climb The EUR10,000 Leaderboard

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - June 7, 2012) -

Editors note: There is one photo associated with this press release. 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 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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Contact Information

    Jenny Cruess Callaghan
    Acting Press Officer
    00 353 1 6563922 or Mob: 00 353 87 7534989


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