, Las Vegas newbie William Hill will be offering both college and pro football handicapping contests starting this season. Some of the details below...
There’s $600,000 of guaranteed money that will be offered in separate pro and college football contests by the company that bought and merged 164 Leroy’s, Cal-Neva and Lucky’s sports books.
The $500,000 Pro Pick’em Football Contest has a $25 entry fee. It’s a no-points contest picking all games with no point spreads that offers both weekly and season prizes. $21,000 will be awarded in each of the 17 weeks and $41,000 goes to the season winners. The end-of-season grand prize winner will also win a VIP trip for two to London for the 2013 NFL game. As a gift for signing up, they’ll also give each contestant a free $5 parlay card wager.
The College Pick’em Contest has a $100 entry fee with $100,000 in guaranteed prize money at season’s end. Contestants will be required to pick seven games against the point spread each week.