Backgammon Yahoo (bgy) introduces the Bounty Hunter Event
Starting Sunday May 1st 2011 - Beat the Bounty Holder and get an invitation to the event held the first full weekend the following Month.
For the start of this Bounty Event; the highest seeded player in League is the Bounty Holder.
Every month it will start of with the previous Month's Last Bounty Holder.
Get the Bounty more times during the Month.
Win as many Matches defending the Bounty.
Get the Bounty at least one time a month to participate in the Bounty Championship Tourney.
Each Player will be paid out 5 YEPs for each Match played while holding the Bounty (defending the Bounty). Basically the more Matches the Player wins while holding the Bounty the higher the Bonus; if a Players plays 50 Matches while having the Bounty; the Bonus will be 50 x 5 YEPs = 250 YEPs.
Each Player will also be paid out 20 YEPs for each Point (the total times s/he got the Bounty during the Month). Basically the more times the Bounty is earned by any Player the higher the Bonus; if a Players gets the Bounty 10 times during the month the Bonus will be 10 x 20 YEPs = 200 YEPs.
If the Bounty holder doesn't play in a 3 day time frame, the Bounty holder will revert back to the previous Bounty holder.
The Bounty Championship Tourney is an Invitation Tourney to all players who were the Bounty holder at any point during the month; the Bonus will be 1000 YEPs distributed amongst the Top 4 Finishers.
For more information on the Bounty Hunter Tourney click here