Fantast Football Millionaire

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

A 31-year-old youth corrections officer from Ft. Collins, Colo., has won a $1 million fantasy football prize in Las Vegas, beating out thousands of others who paid $125 to enter the open tournament.

Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice awarded Shane Schroeder
the money and trophy for winning the Fantasy Football Open
Championship on Monday night at the Bellagio resort on the Las
Vegas Strip.

Fantasy football is a game where players assemble and manage
imaginary teams of NFL players and score points each week based on
players' performances in real games.

Online fantasy league host Poised to Stomp LLC organized the
contest.

Schroeder took a lead on Sunday and held off second-place
finisher Kenneth Stithen of Manchester, N.H., during Monday night's
game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears.


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