Las Vegas, Nevada (September 10, 2013) – For the third consecutive year, the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino’s SuperContest broke its record of sign-ups with a total of 1,034 entries for the 2013 season. The LVH’s SuperContest, the most prestigious pro football handicapping contest in the world, will offer a cash prize pool of $1,551,000. The 100% payback cash pool will include another record when the winner will receive a check of $542,850.
New this year, the SuperContest has expanded the payouts to include the top 30 contestants. “The LVH SuperContest continues to grow to new heights each and every year,” said Jay Kornegay, Vice President of Race & Sports Operations. “This most elite of all football contests is on track to mirror the success of the World Series of Poker.”
In addition to expanding payouts to the top 30 contestants, the LVH has increased the aggregate bonuses to $15,000 each. Contestants selecting 67% winners or better are eligible for one of the $15,000 aggregate bonuses and Early Bird contestants that have the best record over the last 3 weeks of the season are eligible for the other $15,000 aggregate bonus. Visit the LVH SuperContest page at http://www.thelvh.com/supercontest for more information.
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LVH SuperContest Fast Facts
*Contestants pick 5 pro games against the spread each week
*Points are accumulated to determine winners
*Entry fee is $1,500 and contestants must be 21 years of age
*Prize money is based on number of entries, 100% payback, the top 30 get the cash
*Proxies are accepted and must enter in person with the contestant
*Weekly selections are due at 11 a.m. each Saturday
*Past winners have won $220,000, $303,000, $259,000, $310,000, $447,000, and this year’s winner will collect $542,850
About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook™. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, mouth-watering burgers at Burger Bistro, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by world-class headliners in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike. For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages: www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.
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