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Jerry's Nugget kicks off weekly Del Mar contest

Jul 24, 2008 7:30 PM

by GT Staff | The Del Mar meet kicked off Wednesday with a record crowd, while here in Las Vegas Jerry’s Nugget will kick off its weekly Del Mar Handicapping Contest on Saturday, continuing through August 30.

Every week is a new contest: simply pick your favorite horse in any five of the first eight races on the Saturday Del Mar card and accumulate points for win, place and show. The first place prize is $400 and second place pays $100.

Contest winners who are More Club card holders will also receive a bonus dining certificate of $30, good for any restaurant at Jerry’s Nugget.

Each entry is only $10 and contestants can enter up to three times per week. For a complete listing of contest rules, please visit the Race and Sports Book at Jerry’s Nugget.

"The Del Mar meet offers such great racing and our contest has grown in popularity each and every year; that’s why we’re pleased to be able to offer our Del Mar Handicapping Contest for a third consecutive season," said Mark Dufty, Jerry’s Nugget Race and Sports Book director. "Every Saturday morning we’ll offer free donuts and coffee, so come early, grab a seat and get handicapping!"

Customers participating in the Del Mar Handicapping Contest will be able to do so in the recently revamped Race and Sports Book. Upgraded features include comfortable chairs, spacious race desks and individual monitors. For those looking for the big screen action, Jerry’s Nugget has five giant projection screens and 20 large screen plasma TVs to view all of your favorite race and sports action.

For more information on Jerry’s Nugget Casino, please call 702.399.3000 or visit Jerry’s Nugget is located at 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North, North Las Vegas.