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Scottish League Cup Winners To Receive $263,000 In Prize Money This Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 26 / 16

The winners of this season's Betfred Cup will pocket £200,000 ($263,000) in prize money, according to Colin Paterson of the Scotland DAILY RECORD. Details of how the £1.8M ($2.4M) prize pot "will be broken down" was revealed on Monday. A "significant six-figure sum is on offer to the tea...

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