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David Atwell Grabs A Coveted NHC Seat

David Atwell of Pleasanton, CA., entered and conquered the BetAmerica NHC Qualifier on Friday (June 10) on BetAmerica.com. Atwell was one of two winners of a prize package that included a seat to the 2017 NHC tournament in Las Vegas, hotel accommodations and airfare. Atwell finished the contest with a robust score of $106.40 which was $5.20 more than the 2nd place finisher and $15.40 ahead of the 3rd place finisher in the field of 299 sharp contestants. Atwell, a financial planner, [...]

The $2 Win-Place Format & Contest Selection

Handicapping contests come in all shape, sizes and lengths. It can be a difficult, and sometimes overwhelming, task to choose which contest to play and why. Several factors are involved with making this kind of decision about handicapping contests, which include the type of contest, how many players will be in the contest, the sequence of races involved, and the cost associated with entry into the contest. All of these factors contribute to a contest player being able to put [...]

What is a Handicapping Contest

Handicapping contests are quickly becoming a huge part of thoroughbred horse racing and its future. I like to refer to them as the game within the game. A way to turn smaller amounts of money into larger sums and creating “action” throughout an entire racing day. A unique compliment and alternative to straight day-to-day pari-mutuel wagering. The internet has allowed for this growth to occur at such a rapid and seemingly ever expanding rate. The amounts of money, fame and prestige these handicapping contests bring [...]