Palms Casino Breaks Ground With NFR Odds

Dec 8, 2001 10:41 PM

Add the National Finals Rodeo to the list of sports that customers are able to bet.

Palms race and sports broke ground by placing lines on the National Finals Rodeo, which begins Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.

The newest Las Vegas mega-resort listed defending NFR all-around champion Fred Whitfield as the 3-1 second choice in the calf roping competition. Whitfield has won the calf-roping five times in the past 10 years.

The top choices at Palms in all the NFR categories include Dody Ohl (2-1 in calf roping), Vince Stanton, Rob Bell and Cody Hancock (all 4-1 in bull riding), Lan Lajeunesse (7-2 in bareback), Dan Mortenson (5-2 in saddle bronc) and Charmayne James (7-2 in barrel racing).

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