MONTRÉAL, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Big news for Québec's many hockey fans: Mise-o-jeu is launching a hockey pool where the grand prize winner will take home a guaranteed minimum of $125,000.
Promotion: Participants who register for the annual pool on www.poolmiseojeu.com between September 26 and October 9, 2016, could win one of five pairs of box seats tickets to see a Habs game at Centre Bell.
Ready for a hockey pool that promises big prizes?
- Although many hockey pools are available in Québec, few of them offer a prize as big as Mise-o-jeu Pool.
- The winner at the end of the season will take home a minimum guaranteed prize of $125,000.* The amount could be higher depending on the number of participants registered in the pool.
- Prizes could be awarded up to the 750th position.
- The cost of one entry is $25 for the season.
- "Mise-o-jeu is expanding its offerings again with the launch of an annual hockey pool with a grand prize of at least $125,000.* Hockey fans were clamouring for it, and we have delivered," said Louis Beaudet, Director, Sports Betting and Entertainment. "Bettors will be all the more pleased to learn that a new weekly hockey pool will be launched at the same time."
- "If they haven't already done so, participants must sign up as Espacejeux.com customers to take part in either the annual or weekly pool," he added.
- Hockey fans create a team of 16 players (10 forwards, 4 defencemen and 2 goalies) while respecting the predetermined salary budget.
- A total of five swaps are allowed during the season.
- Points are attributed as follows:
- Forwards and defencemen: one point per goal and one point per pass.
- Goalies: two points per win and one extra point for a shutout.
- The season will be divided into six periods. At the end of each period, participants who've earned the most points will win a prize worth at least $875.
- Players must be Espacejeux.com customers to participate in Mise-o-jeu Pool.
A new way to pay
- With the launch of Mise-o-jeu Pool, Loto-Québec is offering a new way to deposit funds called Argent Web. Espacejeux.com customers can now quickly add to their Espacejeux account without incurring charges or using a credit card.
- Argent Web is a coupon issued on Loto-Québec retailers' game terminals. Customers can then deposit the coupon amount like a gift certificate in their Espacejeux account, either by entering the alphanumeric code indicated on the coupon or scanning the printed QR code.
Loto-Québec's mission is to responsibly and efficiently manage games of chance in a controlled and measured fashion, in the interest of all Quebecers. Entertainment is at the heart of its activities.
**Amounts could be higher, depending on the number of registered participants.
For further information: Source: Patrice Lavoie, Director, Communications and Press Relations, Loto-Québec, 514-499‑5130; Information: Danny Racine, Advisor, Media Relations, Loto-Québec, 514-499-7101