Friday, February 19, 2010
Vegas Odds Ends
Vegas Odds Ends People do not necessarily talk about when they say baseball World Series in those days. One could say, golf old World Series, long-term World Series of Poker or relatively new Orleans Annual Horse Player World Series, which begins Thursday, January 21 and runs through Saturday, Jan. 23. The event costs $ 1,000 per player and will opt for a $ 500,000 first prize on the basis of 1000 entries. "This is great," said Sam's Town Handicapper and former Los Angeles Herald-Examiner editor peat Gordon Jones. "I do not like the competition at Bally's, in the Daily Racing Form and Hilton's (Select the pony), the competition is too small," said Jones. "This is where you see the great player and that you choose your songs. "Half of them can make your own tracks." The competition format requires candidates to have 11 $ 20 and $ 20 mythical place bets a day during the three days of competition running. ***** Churchill Downs launches its Kentucky Derby and Oaks Basin months earlier than usual in 2006. The two races will be on 5 May and 6 in this year. Derby Pool Date 26-29 January, 2-5 March and 6-9 April with several events of great race. The road to Lexington officially began last weekend. Stevie Wonderboy will remain among the favorites, despite his second place to Brother Derek in the past weeks, the San Rafael Stakes. ***** Jeff Pollack, Harrah's Vice President of Sports Marketing and Entertainment, was the first Commissioner in the World Series of Poker history. The gaming giant also announced the formation of a six-member Player Advisory Council, which could contribute to a wide range of issues relating to the WSOP. The members are Chris "Jesus" Ferguson and Scotty Nguyen, two former WSOP champions, Jennifer Harmon, Howard Lederer, David Negraneau and Robert Williamson III. ***** The WSOP 2006 is the 25th At June 10 to Aug. Rio - Suite Hotel and Casino, with 10,000 U. S. Dollar Texas Hold'em Main Event planned 28th July to 10th Ag. A $ 50,000 buy-in HORSE event was added to the menu, the game combines elements of Omaha, Razz, Stud and eight or better, indicating the total of 45 WSOP touaments. ***** Today, the AFC is in excess of 3 1/2-point favorites and a total of 45 in Super Bowl XL in Detroit Feb. 5th The figure was as high as minus 10 in the AFC Indianapolis and Peyton Manning still in the picture.