It's the points required to participate in the bidding for this prize. These points will be deducted from your account if you decide to bid for this prize. These points will not be returned back to you even if you don't win this prize.
- This is how auctions work in the real world (ex: there is an entry fee to participate in an art auction.)
- We want you to play more and earn more points so that the books of our participating authors (who are basically sponsoring all the prizes on this site) receive more exposures.