Bowmans Launches First Ever Hockey Handicapping Competition

London, UK (PRWEB) October 4, 2006

The first ever ‘Pick’em to Win’ hockey handicapping competition has been launched by, the name to trust in wagering since 1985. The completely free-to-enter competition starts today October 2nd and gives players the chance to win $ 800 (CAD) every week of the 2006/2007NHL season.

Easy to enter and to play, this game involves players picking the teams they think will win the 10 NHL games, which are posted by every Wednesday from the weekend’s schedule. That’s it – no lines, no point spreads, it’s just a case of ‘pick’em to win’. The prize is divided between the top handicappers every week who get 28 chances to win as much as they can from the overall prize fund of $ 22,400.

To take part in the competition, all players need a valid account (no deposit required) and a PIN number. Again, this is easy, just log on to the website and register a user name and password. Players can then choose the 10 teams they think will win and submit their free entry by 6:00pm EST on the Friday before each weekend’s games. Results are posted on the website at 12:00 noon the following Monday. Lasting for the entire NHL season, the contest runs from 2nd October 2006 to the end of the last game, likely to be on 8th April 2007.

Sara Waller, Marketing Manager of said: “We are absolutely delighted to be running this unmissable handicapping competition. Not only will people have loads of fun seeing if their predictions are correct but they will also get the chance to win a lot of money – which isn’t bad for a competition that’s completely free-to-enter!”

To Register, Play and see full Contest Rules and Terms and Conditions just Click Here (

For further information please contact:

Sara Waller

+350 47741

+44 7939 510 363

iGaming press contact:

Inka Ikonen

Lyceum Media

+44 (0) 207 953 4026


In 1985 American Football Pools was founded by Gary Bowman in Manchester, UK. American Football Pools, equipped with a British Government license to accept bets from anywhere in the world, was the world’s first offshore book.

Now called Bowman International Sports Ltd, the company has diversified into poker, soft games and casino products, and maintained its place in the world of global gaming with a reputation for integrity, reliability and, of course, legality.

The websites and international gaming licence are operated by Bowman International Sports Ltd, located at Informatics Park, La Tour Koenig, Mauritius. International processing Services Ltd is a Bowman company handling the group treasury function from its offices at Cumbrae House, Market Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, British Isles. Marketing operates out of Gibraltar.


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