June 21st, 2005 – San Jose – Not only has leading online gambling site bodoglife.com qualified over 70 players for the World Series of Poker, now bodoglife.com offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date odds on the WSOP.
bodoglife.com’s oddsmakers favor poker superstars Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu at 200/1. They are followed by top players Phil Hellmuth, Howard Lederer, Gus Hansen, Chris Ferguson and Erick Lindgren at 225/1.< br>
‘With the incredible growth of poker, our players have been clamoring for wagers on the WSOP, ‘ said Calvin Ayre, Founder and CEO of bodoglife.com. ‘It really brings together two of our great strengths – event wagering and poker.’
bodoglife.com is poised to make a big splash at the 2005 World Series of Poker. In addition to fielding the 70-member Team Bodog and offering odds, the site will host the bodoglife.com Poker & Sports Marketing Conference in Las Vegas on July 6 th and 7 th. The conference will culminate with an exciting party at Rain nightclub. Sports and poker luminaries expected to attend the conference include Reggie Jackson, Mike Ditka, Daniel Negreanu, WSOP tournament director Matt Savage, and more.
Bodog Entertainment Group has sponsored numerous high profile events including ‘Viva Las Vegas’ at the Cannes Film Festival, the LA Lakers Youth Foundation 2nd Annual Casino Night – donating $50,000 to the charity, the Hawaiian Tropic Super Bowl Bikini pageant and party in Jacksonville, the Major League Baseball preview party with Razor Magazine in Phoenix, the 2005 Indy 500eXtreme VIP Pre-Race Party in Indianapolis and the Genesis Awards After-Party supporting the Humane Society in Los Angeles.