Do you like to play NBA video games?  Could you use $100k (pretax) and a 2013 Kia vehicle?  Then read on for details of Virgin Gaming’s latest contest!

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Virgin Gaming, the worldwide leader in competitive online video game tournaments, has announced a new tournament based on NBA 2K13.  Grand prize is a 2013 Kia vehicle and $100k of cash (before taxes)!  Here are the details of the tournament:


NEW YORK – Jan. 2, 2013 — Virgin Gaming and NBA 2K are counting down to All-Star Weekend with the launch of NBA 2K13 New Dynasty Challenge on Jan. 4, 2013. This epic tournament will give gamers the chance to travel all-expenses paid to play during All-Star Weekend in Houston, TX (Feb. 16-17), for $100,000 in cash plus a 2013 Kia Optima SX.

Starting Jan. 4, Xbox and PlayStation® users can register* for the NBA 2K13 New Dynasty Challenge for free at

During the Qualifier Phase (Jan. 4-31), gamers will challenge each other to top the leaderboard. Not only are points rewarded for winning – gamers can climb the leaderboard simply by playing. The top 16 each week will move on to the online Quarterfinals. The winner of each Quarterfinals bracket will then compete in the single-elimination Semi-finals.

The four finalists, two for each console, will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Houston to compete for the grand prize of $100,000 and a 2013 Kia Optima SX.

“The NBA 2K13 Dynasty Challenge is the biggest NBA 2K tournament to date,” said Billy Levy, President of Virgin Gaming. “Not only will the top gamer win one of the biggest NBA 2K prizes ever, players will be competing on one of the biggest stages.

“It’s a real testament to the popularity competitive gaming has gained in this community,” said Levy.

Gamers and basketball fans will get another crack at a free trip to Houston for themselves and a friend through the Virgin Gaming Social Wildcard. From Jan. 18-31, Facebook users who LIKE will have a chance to win a trip to Houston to witness the NBA 2K13 New Dynasty Challenge Finals match. Facebook users can visit Virgin Gaming’s page every day and click to see if they’ve won.

For more tournament and registration information, andregular gaming updates, visit

*The tournament is open to gamers located within the United States (with the exception of Arizona, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont).

So if you are located Stateside and not in AZ, CT, MD, NJ, ND, TN or VT, go ahead and register starting on January 4th.  Good luck!

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