New York, NY (October 6, 2005) – Sportsbook.com announced today that it has awarded the first of many prizes in The Big Ticket event. Helen K from Michigan, a sportsbook.com member since 2003 is the first runner up winner for The Big Ticket. Helen chose two tickets to the last American LeMans race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on October 14-17 as her prize.
‘Oh My God! I am in shock! This is so unexpected!’ Helen shouted at hearing the news. ‘I cannot not believe it. I know I am really going to enjoy this trip. This is just great.’
Beginning August 1st, every ten dollars wagered on Sportsbook.com earned players an entry into The Big Ticket contest. The Big Ticket first prize includes two VIP tickets to ten major sporting events, plus $10,000 betting cash on Sportsbook.com. The events include:
World Series of Poker seat
MLB World Series
US Masters Golf
Stanley Cup game
NCAA Basketball Final Four
Petit Lemans at Atlanta
US Open Tennis
Ringside seats to a Sportsbook.com sponsored World Championship Boxing match of your choice ‘This is a great day for our customers. The Big Ticket is without question the greatest sports promotion anywhere in the world,’ says Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportsbook.com. ‘Sportsbook.com has the most committed and loyal fans in the industry and we’re thrilled to give them, and new players, a chance to enter this unbelievably exciting promotion.’
Helen K was one of many second place winners who will be awarded throughout the contest. Each runner up will receive two tickets to one of the above events (player’s choice) along with $1,000 in Sportsbook.com betting cash. The entries are unlimited and the contest closes December 31st, 2005.