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Skillz Real Money Gaming: Win $1,000 By Playing ‘Mini Golf Star’

May 22, 2013 02:13 PM EDT

From now till May 25th gamers can play ‘Mini Golf Star: Putt Putt Game’, for a $2 buy-in to win $1,000 in cash. This is the largest cash prize for an Android smartphone game to date. The tournament is made possible by the game development studio skillFrado and Skillz. We previously covered Skillz and had an exclusive interview with Casey Chafkin, Co-Founder of Skillz.

Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder of Skillz said, “Cash tournaments for games like golf and chess have historically played an important role in American social life. Together with developers like skillFrado, Skillz is bringing this tradition to mobile, enabling cash competitions on smartphones.”

Matthew Fossati, Co-Founder of skillFrado echoed the sentiment, “Skillz made it easy for us to host tournaments in our games. Our audience has been enthusiastic about the new layer of competition, playing longer and more often. Now we’re upping the reward.”

The game can be downloaded at the Google Play Store and boasts a 4.2 rating currently:

Introduction Skillz Cash Tournaments - Play Mini Golf Stars for Real Money. Test your Skillz to see if you have what is takes to bring home the big bucks. Tournaments run all day so download now and play for keeps. If playing for cash money does not suit your fancy, play in our zPoint tournaments and climb the leader board.

Are you ready to conquer the most challenging golf game on Android? Ready to putt from sun up to sun down until you master each course? Play Mini Golf Stars 3D's 200+ holes and see why players are saying MINI GOLF STARS is a must have game!

It's Easy to Play: 1. Swipe the arrows to adjust your aim 2. Tap the hit button to power the ball 3. Get a birdie or better and receive 3 STARS!

As TalkAndroid described it, “the most addictive golf game to blaze its way onto the Android Market,” Mini Golf STARS 3D is simple to play, but hard to master. Shooting par is no longer going to get you bragging rights. Learn to master the putt putt courses with an innovative 3 star scorecard to earn the title of “Golf Champion of the World”.

Play above beautiful oceans, roll over golden bridges, and learn to master challenging obstacles, slopes, turns, jumps, and ramps!

FEATURES: • 1 of a Kind Golf Game Scoring System. • 3 Total In App Purchases Includes Over 240 Unique Holes that Range in Difficulty from Easy to Nearly Impossible. • Easy to Use Slider Bar and Power Button! • Gorgeous 3D environments. • New Courses Updated on the Regular! • Heyzap Integration!

In our previouis interview Chafkin mentioned that the reception to Skillz had been stronger. As prize money increases it might grow stronger still.

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