Casino football contests

August 27, 2002 4:19 AM
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THE SUPER CONTEST

Las Vegas Hilton

Total purse, $375,000 minimum; entry fee: $1,500. Players pick five games weekly and win share of total purse; $10,000 bonus for topping 67% winners; deadline 1 p.m., Sept. 6.

 

THE ELIMINATOR

Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas Total purse determined by number of entries; all fees paid to winner(s); $50 entry fee; entrant picks one game/total each week and continues until no one is left; deadline is Sept. 7.

 

PICK THE PROS

Coast Properties (Barbary Coast, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Orleans, Plaza, Renata’s)

Total purse, $1,250,000, will be awarded to top 360 players, as well as weekly prizes; $25 entry fee, buy 4 and one entry fee; no point spreads; deadline is Sept. 5 at 5 p.m.

 

GREAT GIVEAWAY

Boulder, Palace, Santa Fe, Sunset, Texas, Wild Wild West

Total purse of $1,250,000 awarded to top 100 winners (best vs. the spread), top 100 losers (worst vs. the spread) and top 100 and middlers (top 100 closest to 50-50 vs. the spread); $25 entry.

 

BEAT THE BEST

Wildfire Casino

Total purse is 100% of entries plus $5,000; entry fee of $100 ensures a group of serious players; pick a minimum of three games up to 15, all against the spread.

 

ALL-AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONTEST

Boyd Gaming locations (Stardust, Sam’s Town, Jokers Wild, Eldorado, California)

Annual FREE contest has become Las Vegas institution; $10,000 paid weekly; players select from a list of up to 17 college and pro games; no points, just pick the winner.

 

FOOTBALL FRENZY

Fiesta Rancho & Fiesta Henderson

Total purse, $250,000 in cash and prizes, with weekly $10,000 top prize and $50,000 end of season grand prize; first entry is free; receive up to four entries; pick winners, no points.

 

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL CONTEST

Rampart Casino in Summerlin

Pick Monday’s winner, points winner and total; top three scores at end of season wins $15,000, $7,000 and $3,000; entry fee is $25, but show up every Monday night of the season and receive $100 back.

 

SURVIVAL POOL

www.footballsurvivalpool.com

Online contest features total purse of $1 million, to be paid to last contestant remaining in 14-week contest. Object is to pick the outright winner of one NFL game per week, but can only use one team once. Player eliminated with first loss; last one standing wins it all. Contest begins in fourth week of the regular season; deadline for entry is Sept. 25.

GAMBLER’S CHALLENGE

Station Casinos

Total purse, $200,000 based on 200 entrants, with an entry fee of $1,000; the best end of season record wins top prize of $100,000; all entry fees returned as prize money; pick the winners against the spread, including up to two pro totals and up to two college games per week, for a total of five selections.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL "101"

Park Place Entertainment (Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Hilton, Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s, Flamingo Las Vegas / Laughlin, Reno Hilton, Caesars Tahoe)

Total purse, guaranteed $50,000, entry fee of $50; $5,000 aggregate bonus will be awarded to anyone who selects 67 percent winners for the entire season; contestants must select 10 games per week; ½ points, no ties.

 

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE

Barley’s Casino

Thirteen weeks of college action; $25 entry (buy four get one free) gets shot at $200 weekly prize, $2,500 for best season record; register by Aug. 31, 9 a.m.

 

PARLAY CARD

GIVEAWAY

Binion’s Horseshoe

Total purse, $51,000; place a $5 parlay card wager and receive a drawing ticket; three drawings for $1,000 prize at 3 p.m., 6 p.m., and 9 p.m. each Saturday, Sept. 7 - Dec. 28.

 

PALMS PIGSKIN PAYOFF

Palms Casino Resort

Total purse, $400,000 ”” $340,000 in total weekly cash prizes and $60,000 in end of season prizes; entry fee, $25, buy three entries, get two free. If your weekly card is out of the running, there is a Monday night contest with $5,000 in cash prizes.

 

HARD ROCK FOOTBALL FANTASY

Hard Rock Hotel

Total purse, $150,000 for season and $100,000 in weekly prizes; entry fee of $25, limited to 1,500 entries; each week contestants picks winners from NFL games listed on the contest card.

 

TERRIBLE’S FOOTBALL CONTEST

Terrible’s Hotel and Casino

Total purse, $50,000; entry fee of $10, up to 10 per person (buy four, get one free, buy eight, get two free); $10,000 grand prize, prizes through 15th place; pick the winner of every regular season NFL game.

 

LEROY’S FOOTBALL CONTEST

All Leroys sports books

Total purse of $105,000, free entry (one per person); $5,000 weekly winner; pick winners of Sunday games only.