MLG Announces Over $16K Prize Pool for Mortal Kombat 9 at Winter Championships

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  1. STORMS

    STORMS "I said... shake, rattle and roll!" Staff Member Administrator

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    The Major League Gaming Winter Championship that will hold the anticipated Mortal Kombat 9 tournament will offer $16,700 in pool prizes. As it was announced very recently, this will turn a lot of heads and even maybe see a return of some players from a previous PDP tournamant? We shall see, but more than likely we will be seeing many top players running for this money in Columbus, Ohio on March 23-25. Prizes from 1st to 8th are 1. $6,000 2. $3,600 3. $2,400 4. $1,600 5th/6th $1,000 7th/8th $550.

    To view the Mortal Kombat 9 Winter Championships information more in-depth, click here: http://testyourmight.com/threads/mar-23-2012-mlg-winter-championship-columbus-columbus-oh.14044/

    Credits: https://twitter.com/#!/Slasher & http://shoryuken.com/2012/02/20/mlg-unveils-16700-prize-pool-for-mortal-kombat-at-winter-championship/ mlgmk9.jpg
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  2. DownfouralitY

    DownfouralitY FUJIN FOR MKX Premium Supporter

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    DAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYMMMM
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  3. After seeing these numbers, how could anyone serious about this game choose Final Round over MLG? That's as big a prize pot as we will see for this game, especially for the players who have stuck with this game this long.
  4. garik16

    garik16 Noob

    Cibernetico, It's NorCal Regionals that conflicts with MLG, Not Final Round.

    (And no offense to NCR or NorCal Players, but that's a huge difference - Final Round conflicting would've sucked)
  5. AK L0rdoftheFLY

    AK L0rdoftheFLY Consider all of the following please Premium Supporter

    Wow.........that is awesome!
  6. Awesomo

    Awesomo Noob

    That is a spicy meatball 0.0
  7. General M2Dave

    General M2Dave Interactables Master Premium Supporter

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    I say Freddy is ready!

    I was going to go anyway, but seeing those pretty $ numbers makes me excited.
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  8. GNG Iniquity

    GNG Iniquity Lobo Duck for DLC! No moar batz!

    C.R.E.A.M.! GET THE MONEY! DOLLAR DOLLAR BILL YA'LL!
  9. Relaxedstate

    Relaxedstate PTH|RM Relaxedstate Staff Member Moderator

  10. Really? I've heard that it's actually Final Round that is conflicting with this due to traveling expenses for some of those players. I've heard 16 Bit say that it could possibly be a problem for him to attend MLG right after Final Round.
  11. BigMilk

    BigMilk Stubborn NW Loyalist

    This made me wet my pants...
  12. garik16

    garik16 Noob

    Cibernetico, yes Final Round - as a big tourney - is competing for travel funds. But It's not on the same date as MLG, so it IS possible to go to both.

    By contrast, NCR is on the same date.
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  13. Juggs

    Juggs Lose without excuses Staff Member Lead Moderator

    Hopefully this gets a good turnout. I assume it will be mostly mid west and NE players since it's in Ohio. So basically pay day for REO and CD jr
  14. Shadow Zero Kyo

    Shadow Zero Kyo (VSM) Leader of the Tarkatans and I am Shazam

    Oh! My! God! I don't believe this. I don't care what game you play, this money is crazy!!!! I see so many players dropping their mains for kitana, raiden, kung lao, kabal, jax, and mileena. lol
  15. XMADDOGGX

    XMADDOGGX Noob

    Gambling at its finest. And the way this is paying out those tournaments are conflicting with MLG
  16. General M2Dave

    General M2Dave Interactables Master Premium Supporter

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    Are you not forgetting the most dominant MK region, Jugg?

    The midwest, including Perfect Legend from what I have heard, will be present too.
  17. Juggs

    Juggs Lose without excuses Staff Member Lead Moderator

    Who is Perfect Legend??? #Kappa
  18. K7L33THA

    K7L33THA Baked Premium Supporter

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    Dat Starcraft moneyz
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  19. Blackula

    Blackula I SEE EVERYTHING! Premium Supporter

    HOLY SHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  20. KH_Captain

    KH_Captain Nightwolf wannabe

    i have a feeling PL is gonna show everybody including National Fight game rankings just who PerfectLegend is. I'm not saying he's gonna win but top 3 i think so.
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  21. NariTuba

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  22. eskuAdradit0

    eskuAdradit0 "Thanks" button abuser.

    That's a lot of money. And expect same or higher payouts if you keep your community alive, so let's everyone make a major effort to bring some hype over the game.

    I'm not even in the US but you can bet that I'll be following the stream. I'm sensing there will be some crazy competition, which is really good IMO.
  23. PL won't show up....he is scared of REO and CDjr....he doesn't want to get bodied.
  24. Cerebru

    Cerebru Noob

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    told you.... mlg filled my pockets last year
  25. KH_Captain

    KH_Captain Nightwolf wannabe

    why would he be scared of REO did you not see him body REO at EVO. lol. (he may be scared of cdjr though, but who wouldn't be that dude is nasty) we'll just have to wait till this tourney to see if PL has slipped any. Only according to APEX it didn't look like it.
  26. matterovermind

    matterovermind mindundermatter

    Looking at PL's recent twitter, it seems he JUST got wind of the pot for this tournament. I think it's fair to say he will be there. Going to be hype!

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