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Near Miss! One Player 10 Minutes From £1 million Jackpot in bet365’s 6 Scores Challenge


One player was set to take home the £1,000,000 jackpot in bet365′s 6 Score Challenge, until Phil Foden’s tap-in added a third for Manchester City late on in their rout of Manchester United. The unlucky individual had correctly navigated the first five fixtures, surviving a late VAR check at Bournemouth and a hotly disputed penalty at Molineux.

The £1 million jackpot rested on the sixth 6 Scores Challenge fixture of the weekend, the Manchester derby. Until the 80th minute, it looked like we may be celebrating our inaugural jackpot winner at bet365, but Foden saw to that, dashing hopes of a million pound giveaway.

In the process, Manchester City continued their pursuit of a fourth consecutive Premier League title with an easy 3-0 victory over their arch rivals at Old Trafford. Erling Haaland looked back to his clinical ways, opening the game with a brace despite Onana’s heroics, taking his total PL goals this season to 11.

Manchester City Trophy Specials- bet365 News Article

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FixturePlayer PredictionResult
Bournemouth vs Burnley2-12-1
Arsenal vs Sheffield United5-05-0
Wolves vs Newcastle2-22-2
West Ham vs Everton0-10-1
Liverpool vs Nottingham Forest3-03-0
Manchester United vs Manchester City0-20-3

The near-winner was taking part in bet365′s free to play 6 Score Challenge game where players are asked to predict 6 scores of selected PL matches to win the jackpot but can still win cash even if they fall short on a few predictions. See winnings breakdown below.

6 Scores Challenge Prizes

  • Three correct scores – a share of £5,000
  • Four correct scores – a share of £10,000
  • Five correct scores – a share of £20,000

Six correct scores – a share of up to £1,000,000

See Significant Terms and Conditions below*.

Manchester City Trophy Specials- bet365 News Article

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Discussing the close call, bet365′s Steve Freeth said: “The £1m jackpot may not have gone but I’m sure they will still be pleased with a whopping £20,000 consolation prize! This was a tough week of predictions and out of almost 300,000 entries only 1000 players correctly predicted three out of six scores, only 21 managed to guess four and only this one player guessed four and was on target to take home the jackpot until the late goal from Man City’s Phil Foden.”

Both Manchester teams will now be turning their attention to their next matches and 6 Scores Challenge players will be looking to correctly guess the Man City score in this weekend’s game. Entries for next weekend’s challenge are now open, so make sure to keep an eye out for bet365′s Steve Freeth and Sam Matterface’s predictions for this week’s games! Think you can guess these scores to take home the jackpot?

How to get involved and win in the free-to-play 6 Scores Challenge!

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6 Scores Challenge Terms and Conditions

  • For full details on gameplay, please refer to our 6 Scores Challenge rules.
  • You are responsible for any tax obligations (reporting and / or tax settlement) that are applicable in your jurisdiction in relation to any deposits, stakes or entry fees or any winnings/prizes or losses as the case may be. Prize values displayed are exclusive of any tax deductions (where applicable).
  • 6 Scores Challenge is available at the discretion of bet365 and bet365 makes no guarantees regarding its availability. bet365 will not be responsible if 6 Scores Challenge is not available for technical reasons.
  • bet365 reserves the right to accept or decline any 6 Scores Challenge entry.
  • bet365 reserves the right to reclaim any prize-money or remove Bet Credits awarded for a 6 Scores Challenge entry if the outcome of a fixture within the relevant game was determined in error.
  • bet365 reserves the right to amend, suspend or remove the 6 Scores Challenge feature (or any part of it) for any event, fixture or customer.
  • bet365 reserves the right to remove the 6 Scores Challenge feature for any customer or group of customers where it has reasonable grounds to believe that the customer or groups of customers is misusing the feature.

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Will Jackson

Will Jackson

Sports journalist, formerly of PA Media and latterly a PR manager within XL Media. Long-suffering Leeds United and Yorkshire fan delving deep into the world of Sorare