BallCup Challenge

word type: noun

  1. A proposition bet involving a small stakes player in 2009 that was successfully completed.


Brad S., otherwise known as "BallCup" on PokerStars, took up a prop bet against other poker players. The bet was fairly simple - qualify for the rigorous standards of the SuperNova Elite VIP level in just five months from August to December of 2009. To achieve the rank, a player must accumulate 1,000,000 VIP Player Points during a calendar year.


On December 31st, Brad completed his challenge and won the prop bet, securing the SuperNova Elite status.


By completing his challenge, Brad won $45,000 in prop bet money along with the $115,000 in rewards the VIP level provides. During the challenge, Brad lost $15,000 at the tables, making his five months score worth about $145,000.