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Contests Update July 27, 2018

All 3 of the major contests are seeing an uptick in registrations so far this year. As of  1pm on July 27th: The Supercontest was at 455 entries – an increase of 25% so far over last year. The SuperContest Gold was at 20 entries – a significant increase from last year. The Golden Nugget […]

Increase in Payouts….

The Westgate announced that for the 2018 version of the SuperContest the top 100 places will now be receiving payouts.  This is a significant change as last year only the top 50 places made the money. Its good to see the Westgate be proactive and increase the number of payouts in anticipation of an increase […]

Golden Nugget Ultimate Football Challenge

The Golden Nugget has once again changed its football contest by scrapping the playoff format of the “Friday Football Showdown” and going a more traditional route with their new “Ultimate Football Challenge.” The contest will now run for 17 weeks coinciding with the NFL Season.  Entrants will choose 7 picks ATS  per week and can […]

2017 Supercontest Recap

The 2017 season was another thrilling year for the SuperContest.  We had a record turnout of 2748 entries for the SuperContest and 94 entries for the inaugural season of the SuperContest Gold.   Granny’s Boy won the SuperContest with 62 points receiving a record prize of $1,327,284 for his efforts.  Stag Capital took the “winner take […]

2016 SuperContest Wrap up

Here is an excerpt from the wrap up email that I sent to my SuperContest clients at the end of last season. Well everyone … Week 17 is now in the books and this year’s SuperContest journey has come to an end. Thank you all for playing this year and using my service. I appreciate […]

William Hill College Pick’em Contest

William Hill has brought back its College Pick’em Contest.  This is great news for those who have been starved of a good college contest.  The entry fee is $500 and the contest will run for 10 weeks starting on 9/10/16. Unlike its Pro Pick’em, William Hill’s College Contest will you require you to pick against […]

William Hill Pro Pick’em Update

William Hill has made some changes to its Pro Pick’em Contest for 2016. 1.  They have done away with the prizes for picking the most losing teams 2. There is no longer a weekly prize for 2nd place.  I am not in favor of this change. There is just the 1st place for most weekly […]

Golden Nugget Update – Changes to Friday Football Showdown

The Golden Nugget has made some significant changes to its Friday Football Showdown that are beneficial to the contestants. First, Stage 1 of the contest has been expanded from 8 weeks to 10 weeks.  This is welcome news for those who had their contests end after week 8 last year. Second, it appears that they […]

SuperContest Update

Registration for the 2016 SuperContest began on July 1st and we have noticed that the Westgate has made a few changes to the contest this year. First, the Westgate has decided to take an 8% administrative fee from the total entry fees – which will reduce the overall payouts to players.  The top fifty places […]

Are You Ready for Some FOOTBALL???

We sure are!!!  We are all excited here at VFP for the upcoming football season and looking forward to providing the best proxy services to our clients old and new alike.  Signups for the SuperContest begin on July 1st and will close on September 10th this year.  Be sure to signup by September 5th to […]