April 19, 2005 – Bodog Sports Casino Poker has released odds on the upcoming World Poker Tour Championship.
The World Poker Tour Championship, being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, will host a number of the top ranked poker players in the world, including ‘Big Dog,’ who is a member of Team Bodog.
“We are very excited to be sending one of our players to a WPT sponsored event, and look forward to seeing him play his game with the best in the world,” said Calvin Ayre, Founder and CEO of Bodog Sports Casino Poker. “He will be facing off against some of the greatest in the game today, and we feel confident that he will perform to the best of his ability, and represent bodoglife.com well.”
Mike Mizrachi is currently pegged as the favorite for to w’n the WPT Championship. Mizrachi is listed at 5/1 odds. Right behind Mizrachi are two of the best in the game with Erick Lindgren, and Daniel Negreanu sitting at 6 /1. Phil Ivey follows at 8/1 and Gus Hansen at 10/1. Howard Lederer, Doyle Brunson, Dan Harrington, Phil Hellmuth, and Annie Duke, poker’s powerhouse female competitor are all listed at 12/1 odds.
“Big Dog is going to be in for some stiff competition, but we all have faith that he will play his game, and at the very least, come away with a great experience,” said Calvin Ayre. “We will be building Team Bodog, and sending more and more players to these events. All you have to do is qualify.
Bodog Sports Casino Poker, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, is federally licensed by the Costa Rican and UK governments. One of the pioneers in the field, bodoglife.com is the top ranked US facing online gambling brand, with highest site traffic amongst US gaming web sites according to Hitwise. bodoglife.com is valued at over US $1 billion and ranked in the Power 25 online companies by eGaming Review.