Skillz brings cash prizes to Big Buck Hunter

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Skillz brings cash prizes to Big Buck Hunter

Hunting game Big Buck Hunter Tournament Edition - from developer Super Happy Fun Fun - as become the latest title to enter the world of real-money gaming by integrating eSports tournament provider Skillz..

The update has arrived just in time for the 2014 Big Buck Hunter World Championships, an event that gives players a chance to win over $67,000 worth of prize money in Minneapolis on 24 October.

But, of course, the implementation of Skillz means that fans will be able to compete for cash prizes wherever they may be.

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"We are excited to partner with such a well known and storied brand," said Skillz CEO Andrew Paradise.

"Now, everyone around the world can compete for cash and glory with the Big Buck Hunter mobile app powered by Skillz."

Skillz recently raised $6 million to push games using its platform with an aggresive UA campaign, while Andrew Paradise also revealing the top players on the platform can already earn between $500 to $2,000 a week.

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