(LAS VEGAS) July 25, 2019 - The world-famous Race & Sports SuperBook®, at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino announced that James Holzhauer, best known for his 32-game winning streak as champion on the quiz show Jeopardy!, will enter the 2019 SuperContest®. Holzhauer will be placing his entry in the annual contest at the Westgate Race & Sports SuperBook® on Friday, July 26 at 10:00 am.
Holzhauer won $2,464,216 in his 33 appearances, making him the third-highest overall winning Jeopardy! contestant. Holzhauer is also a professional sports better, and just recently predicted that Super Bowl 54 will look a lot like Super Bowl 53 with a rematch of the Patriots and the Rams. He will try to match his Jeopardy! success by competing in this year’s SuperContest®.
ABOUT WESTGATE SuperContest® AND SuperContest® Gold
Fresh off awarding $1,422,214 to the 2018 winner, the largest award in the contest’s long history, the SuperContest® is the ultimate pro football handicapping contest in the world, and a longstanding favorite of the most prominent Las Vegas sports book, the world over. The SuperContest® has awarded more than $28 million and is expected to have another record-breaking year this year. Entries opened this year on Friday, March 1, 2019.
The contest has a $1,500 entry fee prior to the start of the regular professional football season and contestants pick five games each week against the contest line. The contestant who correctly earns the most points for the entire pro football schedule will be declared the champion. Non-Nevada residents may take part by using a proxy to enter their selections each week. Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is not affiliated with any proxy service. Additional details about this contest and our Vegas sports book are available at westgatevegas.com.
In addition to the SuperContest® the SuperBook® will once again offer the SuperContest® Gold, which debuted in 2017. This all new $5,000 contest is separate from the SuperContest® and the winner will walk away with 100% of the entry fees. This winner-take-all contest will have contestants selecting five pro football games, similar to the SuperContest®, each week versus the Westgate contest line. The 2018 winner took home a prize of $640,000.
For 2019 SuperContest® Rules and additional information, please visit www.WestgateLasVegas.com. Follow the SuperBook® on Twitter @LVSuperBook for the latest news surrounding the world’s largest race & Sports SuperBook®.
About Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, the iconic world-class destination celebrating the property’s 50th Anniversary of Legendary Vegas Fun in 2019, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 225,000 square feet of meeting space and the world's largest Race & Sports SuperBook®, which is home to Nevada’s largest wagering system and more than 4,500 square feet of state-of-the-art HD video screens, in a comfortable, smoke-free environment. Westgate Las Vegas provides a range of culinary adventures with eight Las Vegas restaurants, including the world-famous Benihana, the award-winning Edge Steakhouse, now rated the #1 steakhouse in Las Vegas on TripAdvisor, Fresco Italiano and the newest addition Bar Sake & Robata Grill.
The home of legendary performer Barry Manilow, the property features entertainment options in the International Theater and the Westgate Cabaret and has recently undergone nearly $275 million renovation that has encompassed every square inch of the property, including the addition of 300 timeshare villas, the all-new International Bar, a fully renovated pool deck, 1,200 remodeled Signature Rooms featuring the all new LUXE Rooms and the luxurious Serenity Spa in Las Vegas, which was awarded the 2017 Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award. For more information or to book our Las Vegas hotel and casino, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to WestgateLasVegas.com.