Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is proud
to announce that BetAmerica
is the title sponsor of the 2017 World Harness Handicapping Championship set
for Saturday, April 29, 2017.
On that date, the top horseplayers in North
America will compete for a guaranteed $50,000 prize pool in the BetAmerica WHHC
Final at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ.
“BetAmerica has been a great partner and is now a
welcomed title sponsor for the WHHC,” said Rachel Ryan, Marketing Manager at
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. “With their support we are able
to guarantee the Championship prize pool at $50,000. This offers
tremendous value to our players and will hopefully increase
participation. Should more than 100 players enter the Championship, the
prize pool will exceed $50,000.”
“BetAmerica is proud to guarantee this year’s
prize pool at $50,000 – allowing Harness players to compete for the largest
harness handicapping contest cash prize in years,” said Merv Huber-Calvo,
Tournament Director at BetAmerica. “Savvy players can get ahead of the game and
hone their skills in online harness handicapping contests everyday on
BetAmerica.com, including upcoming Qualifiers for this year’s BetAmerica World
Harness Handicapping Championship.”
The BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping
Championship is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening
prior. Players that did not earn a seat through a qualifying event can
directly buy-in for $800. The BetAmerica WHHC contest format requires
players to bet 10 races: their choice of seven Meadowlands races, plus three
designated mandatory races. Players keep all pari-mutuel winnings.
Prize payouts are to the Top 10, with a guaranteed prize pool of $50,000.
The 2017 Meadowlands BetAmerica World Harness
Handicapping Championship Qualifier schedule is set and each Qualifier brochure
is available at PlayMeadowlands.com.
The contest schedule is as follows:
Saturday, February 25 - $400 contest with top 4
finishers winning BetAmerica WHHC seats
Saturday, March 18 - $100 contest with winner
earning BetAmerica WHHC seat
Saturday, April 1 - $50 Last Chance
contest with winner earning BetAmerica WHHC seat
will host regular online Qualifiers for the BetAmerica WHHC beginning Saturday,
February 11. Entries for the first online Qualifier are now open, with an entry
fee of $35. New accounts to BetAmerica are eligible for a $300 Sign Up Bonus.
Cal Expo, Hoosier Park, Monticello Raceway,
Northville Downs, Plainridge Racecourse, Scioto Downs, Tioga Downs, Vernon
Downs and Buffalo Raceway have signed up to host BetAmerica World Harness
Handicapping Championship Qualifiers.
BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping Championship is a one-day tournament,
with a welcome reception the evening prior. Players may earn a seat in
the BetAmerica WHHC through a qualifying event at a partner wagering outlet or
through direct buy-in ($800).
For more information on how to become a
BetAmerica WHHC partner outlet or sponsor, contact Rachel Ryan, Meadowlands
Racing & Entertainment (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or 201-842-5015. For more information on BetAmerica WHHC online qualifying
contests, contact Merv Huber-Calvo at Merv@bamsas.com.
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