Las Vegas – January 11, 2011 – As the 2010 regular professional football season comes to a close, Cantor Gaming announces William Krackomberger as the winner of its “High Stakes” $100,000 buy-in football contest held at the Cantor-operated race and sports book at the M Resort, with the first place payoff of $490,000.
Entrants were required to pick the winning teams of five (5) selected professional football games each week with the entrant who picked the most games over the course of the entire regular season being declared the winner of the contest. All entrants were required to submit their picks each week at the race and sports book.
Mike Colbert, Cantor Race & Sports Book Director comments: “We are happy to congratulate William Krackomberger on his $490,000 win. This contest had a great turnout and we were happy to be able to offer our high stakes sports bettors a new and different opportunity to bet and win such a large grand prize payoff.
In addition to unique promotions like the “High Stakes” football contest, Cantor Gaming also continues to offer new and innovative wagers like In-Running, allowing sports bettors to wager continuously throughout the game and Inside Wagers, its newest wager offering bet options, better lines and reduced fees. Inside Wagers is currently in field trial at the M Resort.
About Cantor Gaming
Cantor Gaming is an affiliate and gaming licensee of global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., which has over 65 years of experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure real-time, global financial transaction processing, management, and execution. Cantor and its affiliates process over $140 trillion of financial transaction securely every year over its proprietary technology platform.
Cantor Gaming is the first company licensed to manufacture, distribute, and operate a mobile gaming system by the state of Nevada and remains the world leader. Cantor Gaming was also the first company to introduce In-Running wagering to Las Vegas, enabling wagering on live sporting events throughout the event. Cantor Gaming is the exclusive provider of mobile gaming and In-Running wagering solutions to the Las Vegas Sands Corp. and is the exclusive race and sports book operator at the M Resort Spa Casino, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the Tropicana Las Vegas and the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Cantor Gaming also offers mobile solutions to the gaming industry through its proprietary mobile gaming device, eDeck™ (known as Pocketcasino at the Las Vegas Sands’ Venetian and Palazzo), which offers casino customers the ability to play innovative casino games developed by Cantor Gaming including XtraOdds™ Baccarat and XtraOdds™ Blackjack, as well as new and exciting progressive jackpot games within designated areas of the casino property, away from the casino floor. For more information, please visit: www.cantorgaming.com
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