WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Xpressbet is excited to announce it will be the exclusive online provider of the $500,000 Estimated Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship (PWCBC), offering horseplayers the opportunity to play in horse racing’s ‘most player-friendly handicapping tournament’ from the comfort and convenience of home.
The PWCBC sets itself apart from other handicapping tournaments by guaranteeing a $300,000 Prize Pool, which includes $100,000 contributions from The Stronach Group and Xpressbet. Tournament officials estimate the total Prize Pool will reach $500,000. Cash prizes are paid to the Top 10 Finishers, with the winner receiving an estimated $250,000 cash prize and seats to both the National Handicapping Championship (NHC) and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC).
Gulfstream Park will host this two-day tournament on Jan. 26 & 27, 2018, in conjunction with the world’s richest horse race, the $16 Million Pegasus World Cup. In addition to playing online at Xpressbet, players can also play live, on-site at Gulfstream or at three satellite locations – Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and Laurel Park.
Online and satellite participation in the PWCBC requires a $12,000 Bankroll and a $1,000 Entry Fee. Players must bet a minimum amount and number of races each day, and the tournament is limited to Win, Place Show, Exacta and Trifecta wagers.
For more information about the PWCBC and the review the Official Rules, please visit PWCBC.com.
To register to play online, please visit Xpressbet.com. If you don’t have an Xpressbet account, you can sign up and receive up to a $500 Welcome Bonus.
Now in its second year, the $16 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational is horse racing’s richest race. This year’s field is expected to include reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic champion, Gun Runner, as well as Collected, West Coast, Sharp Azteca, Seeking the Soul and Stellar Wind.
Xpressbet provides legal and secure online wagering services to horseplayers in the United States. It is the industry’s most comprehensive and user-friendly wagering site, allowing customers to wager on more than 300 of the world’s best racetracks from their computer, phone or mobile device. Xpressbet operates XB SELECT, the industry’s premier destination for high-volume wagering, and XB Net, which connects bet shops and wagering sites from around the world to North American racing. Xpressbet is a Stronach Group company, which also owns and operates Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Rosecroft Raceway, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness Stakes. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, the award-winning Adena Springs operation, AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology, and Monarch Content Management, horse racing’s leading simulcast purchase and sales agent.
Contact: Loran Hickton, Director, Public Relations, Xpressbet Telephone: 412-908-9761