Office Pool App Offers $100K in Prizes
TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SportsHedge, a Canadian social gaming startup, has launched MegaPicks, a free office pool game that hopes to attract both serious and casual sports fans alike by offering $100K in prizes.
Current prizes include: 60" LCD TVs, iPhone 5s, Beats by Dre headphones, Professional Outdoor BBQs, Authentic NFL Jerseys and more.
MegaPicks is free and can be downloaded on the Apple App Store.
The application currently offers tournaments for NFL, and will begin to introduce games for NBA and MLB at the start of each season.
"MegaPicks is the only office pool app on the mobile market that awards users with luxury prizes. Our product is perfect for the casual sports fan, fantasy sports junkie or social gamer who wants to start winning real-life prizes just for making sports picks", said Alexander Last, CEO of SportsHedge.
Social sports prediction applications are a rapidly growing mobile trend. In July, PrePlay Sports, an in-game prediction application, raised $3.1M from RSE Ventures. In the same month, DraftKings, a fantasy sports developer, raised $1.4M in a round led by Atlas Venture.
SportsHedge is led by a team of serial entrepreneurs, including the co-founder of fantasy sports service BuzzDraft. The Canadian startup has raised $485,000 from private investors.
SOURCE SportsHedge Inc