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TVG TO HOST WORLD HARNESS HANDICAPPING CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

Thursday, February 22, 2018

 TVG, America’s Horseracing Network and premier advance deposit wagering (ADW) platform, is pleased to announce it will host a major qualifying event as part of the World Harness Handicapping Championship (WHHC).

 

The TVG qualifier will take place Saturday, March 3 and requires players to make ten $10 win and place wagers on any races from the Meadowlands, Woodbine, Yonkers and Cal Expo. The contest is open to all TVG/4NJBets/PABets customers. New customers can sign up for an account by visiting TVG.com.

 

The contest will award three spots to the $75,000 World Harness Handicapping Championship, the largest tournament in the industry, on April 28, 2018 at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Each spot includes the $1,000 entry fee and bankroll plus travel expenses and hotel accommodations. Cash prizes will also be awarded to contestants finishing in fourth place through ninth place ranging from $500 up to $1,000.

 

“TVG is investing heavily in the U.S. horse racing business and harness growth is one of our main goals for 2018,” commented Niall Connell, TVG Commercial Director. “This contest and our support of the harness industry’s largest handicapping tournament is just a starting point in a year that will bring more visibility and content to harness racing on TVG and TVG.com.”

 

Players can opt in to participate in the contest beginning on February 24 and continue through the contest date on March 3. Contest standings will be updated throughout the contest on a live leaderboard on the website.

 

About TVG: Headquartered in Los Angeles, TVG, a subsidiary of Paddy Power Betfair Group plc, is one of the largest legal online gaming companies in the US, processing over $1 billion in wagers annually from over 30 states. TVG network airs races at over 150 racetracks worldwide and is among the most widely distributed horseracing networks in the world, operating TVG and TVG2 in more than 40 million US homes. The company has demonstrated its commitment to the racing industry, its owners, tracks and fans through sponsorship of several preeminent races. For more information about TVG, visit: tvg.com.


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