Sunday, 12 December 2010

Incursion Sweepstake

In the Old Pond Pub in-game channel, we're running a sweepstake on the January release date of the Incursion expansion. It's just a bit of fun and you are invited to join in. The pot is currently up to 72 million isk but there's room for plenty more bets.

The basic rules are as follows:
  • One bet per character.
  • 1m isk increments per bet.
  • Bets may be placed on a single date by multiple characters, but every subsequent bet costs 1m more than the last. For example if Bill has 1m on 15th, it will cost you 2m to bet on the same date.
  • The up-to-date bets will be displayed in the OLD POND PUB channel and at the bottom of this post. Please check there before submitting a bet, as your desired date may require a higher stake than the initial 1m.
  • Bets should be sent to Seismic Stan with date choice in wallet 'reason' or in a mail.
  • CCP's official announcement of a January release date will close betting.
  • The prize pot will be divided equally amongst the winners.
We ran similar competitions for the previous two dates, but both times the prize-pot ended up unclaimed, so we've rolled the prize-pot over again to the January segment and are looking to fill more dates to prevent the same thing from happening.

Come and have a punt. There's plenty of unclaimed dates left and I don't really want to have to organise another competition to get rid of the cash.

January Incursion Release Predictions
(Winning date announced on the Official Incursion website)

Sat 1st - 343guilty1 (1m)
Tue 4th - Indiego Montoya (1m)
Fri 7th - korleena muran (1m)
Sat 8th - haav0c (1m)
Sun 9th - feilx10 (1m)
Mon 10th - Vsmit (1m)
Tue 11th - BobTheExcavator (1m), Adrielle Firewalker (2m)
Wed 12th - Merinne (1m)
Thu 13th - Herschel Yamamoto (1m), Istari Silver (2m)
Fri 14th - Nashh Kadavr (1m)
Sat 15th - Inara Baggins (1m), Aneesa (2m), Agent Smitty (3m)
Sun 16th - Commander Phoenix (1m)
Mon 17th - Mike Azariah (1m), Cyberin (2m)

Tue 18th - DoraTheExploder (1m), wamphyrri (2m), Cossity (3m) <-- WINNERS PAID 24m EACH

Wed 19th - Seismic Stan (1m), Flumer (2m)
Thu 20th - Kasmira Dufay (1m)
Sat 22nd - Teh Bear (1m)
Mon 24th - paritybit (1m)
Tue 25th - Breal D'nie (1m), Shinseki (2m)
Wed 26th - Greenbeard (1m)

CURRENT PRIZE POT: 72,000,000 isk

If this style of competition proves popular, we'll make it a regular feature of Freebooted and the Old Pond Pub channel.

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