$10,000 Turf Club Handicapping Contest

$10,000 Turf Club Handicapping Contest

Sun, 2012-09-30

$10,000 Cash Prize Handicapping Contest

Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.

Live racing from Portland Meadows begins at 1:00 p.m.

Contest starts at approx 1:52 p.m. with Portland Meadows 3rd race.

Contest Races:
Portland Meadows Races Only
Six mandatory contest races
Portland Meadows Races: 3,4,5,6,7,8

Prize Pool: $10,000

Contest Cost: $136 for PM Rewards Members or active Xpressbet account holders and $236 for all others

Buy in: $100 for PM Rewards Members or active Xpressbet account holders / $200 for all others; and
Contest Bankroll: $36 to cover one $2 WPS bet on each mandatory contest race ($6 x 6 races = $36)
Note: Contestants keep real money contest bankroll at conclusion of contest

Free Turf Club Buffet ($25 value)
Free PM Live Program ($3.50 value)
Max Two Buy-Ins per person
PM REWARDS MEMEBRS: 10x points on all PM Live wagers

Prize Pool: $10,000
1st Place: $6,000
2nd Place: $3,000
3rd Place: $1,000

Looking to win your way into the final?  The top two Finishers from each Wednesday Night $1,000 Cash Prize Handicapping Contest of the Summer Meet qualify with entry fees paid (including bankroll) for this $10,000 Handicapping Contest on Sunday September 30, 2012

Contest Format:
Real Money Contest
$2 win/place/show bets on one selection for each mandatory contest race
Highest Bankroll wins at conclusion of contest wins

Location: Sign up in the Portland Meadows Turf Club
Contest Standings: Will be updated after each contest race is official and will be broadcast on the contest standings channel

*Results will be announced after Race 9 at Portland Meadows after auditing for final results.

Rules and regulations:
Must be 18 to play
Must be present to play and turn in your selections
All wagers must be made at designated contest window in Third Floor Turf Club
No email or phone selections will be accepted
In the event a Oregon Racing Commission licensed Owner and/or Trainer has a horse in a contest race and that individual is playing in the contest, they must select their horse(or one of their horses if they have more than one horse in the race) for the pursposes of the contest.

How To Win
• Odds of winning are determined by number of eligible entries received for the Tournament.
• Ties
First Tie-breaker: The player with the wager with the highest winning mutuel payoff of all tied players will be ranked above the others. If a tie still remains, the player with the second-highest mutuel payoff of all tied players will be ranked above the others. This process will continue until the tie is broken.
Final Tie-Breaker: If two (2) or more players remain tied after the first tie-breaker procedure has been exhausted, the prize will be split equally among those players that are tied.
• All decisions of Portland Meadows are final.
• Prizes will be awarded upon verification of eligibility and receipt of all required documents.
• In the event one of your selections is scratched, you may wager on another horse in that race as long as betting for that race has not closed. Wagers on scratched horses are treated as regular pari-mutuel refunds and earn $6 in the competition.
• Entries must be made in accordance with these Official Rules; any other attempted form of entry will NOT be accepted.
• Results for the competition will be posted after auditing at Portland Meadows Racetrack. Winners will be notified in person, or alternatively by email or telephone by Friday 5:00pm PST each week the tournament is held.
• Prizes will be awarded as soon as winner qualification is verified.
• Prizes may not be substituted, transferred or assigned by participants.
• Liability for any and all federal, state and local taxes rests solely with the prize winners.
• For names of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt to: Portland Meadows, 1001 N. Schmeer Road, Portland, Oregon, 97217

Legal and Eligibility:
Portland Meadows Handicapping Tournament is offered only at Portland Meadows Racetrack and is open only to legal U.S. residents (of such jurisdictions where Tournament is lawfully offered), 18 years or older as of September 30, 2012. Employees, officers and directors (and their immediate families (parents, children, spouses and siblings) regardless of where they live and members of their same households (whether related or not) of Portland Meadows, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies are not eligible to enter. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
These are the official rules. This Tournament is subject to all applicable Federal and State laws. These rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable Federal and State laws
General Conditions
In order to be eligible to receive a prize, the prize winner is obligated, and by entering agrees, to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, which is to be returned to Portland Meadows within the indicated time period. Non-compliance with this requirement will result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, with the prize being awarded to the next highest qualified eligible finisher in accordance with the rules herein.
By accepting a prize, the winner agrees to the use of his or her name, voice, photo, biographical information and/or likeness for promotional/advertising/trade purposes by Portland Meadowsand will be required to participate in such publicity communications as Portland Meadowsrequests without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.
By registering for the Tournament, each entrant (i) agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of Portland Meadows and its management, which are final and binding in all respects; and (ii) releases and holds harmless Portland Meadows, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, or participation in this Tournament.
Limitations of Liability
Portland Meadowsassumes no liability for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Tournament including, without limitation, errors in the printing of the offer and official rules, selection, notification and announcement of the winners, or distribution of the prizes.
Portland Meadows, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall assume no liability of any kind whatsoever in any cases in which their inability to act results from an event or situation beyond their control, including, but not limited to Acts of God, civil or military authority, acts of public enemy, war, riot, civil disturbance, fire, explosion, earthquake, flood, strike, third party non-performance lockout, labor disturbance, or any other cause beyond the control of a party. In such event, Portland Meadows reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Tournament and award the prizes, as set forth in Modification/Suspension/Termination below. Portland Meadowsreserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Tournament or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
If, for any reason, the Tournament is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Portland Meadows, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Tournament, Portland Meadows reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend the Tournament and select the winners by some means determined by Portland Meadows in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules.
SPONSORED BY: Portland Meadows, 1001 N. Schmeer Road, Portland, Oregon, 97217