HORSERACING: LIVE AND ONLINE
DAY AT THE RACES IS NO LONGER LIKE it was a generation or two ago when betting on horse racing was virtually restricted to wagering at the track where live racing was being held. A boom in simulcast off-track betting (OTB) locations brought the action closer to home, to where more than 90 percent of wagering on horse racing is now done away from where live racing is taking place. An ever-growing share of that percentage is now done on the Web in what is the only legal form of online wagering in the United States.
TwinSpires.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Churchill Downs Incorporated and the official online wagering site of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby, is THE go-to place to wager on horseracing online or from your phone/tablet.
For a society busier than ever, TwinSpires.com is at the forefront of making wagering more accessible to those who would like to bet but don’t have the time to visit their nearest racetrack or simulcasting facility. Customers can pull up the odds, make a variety of wagers and then watch the race unfold. It is like having your own racetrack on your computer or smartphone!
“There is very little that beats the thrill of experiencing live racing. What we do with TwinSpires.com is take that experience-as only we can-to players, wherever they may be,” said TwinSpires.com Vice President of Marketing
“The convenience of betting online and through mobile devices allows players to engage in racing on days and from locations where they never thought it possible.”
While wagering convenience is a primary goal, providing horseplayers with the tools they need to make those wagers is another benefit to those with a TwinSpires account. Free Brisnet Ultimate Past Performances and free selections are available to account holders, as well as free live video and race replays. To help develop new fans and break down barriers for those new to horse racing, TwinSpires also provides free video tutorials on how to sign-up, fund, wager and use past performance products.
“Getting started with TwinSpires.com is easy,” added Clemons. “Players can get signed up, fund their account and start playing the races in less than 10 minutes.”
Another benefit of TwinSpires membership is free deposit and withdrawal methods, including the popular EZ Money option, which allows players to easily transfer funds in and out of their bank account.
The contests and promotions on Twinspires.com are great too. Currently, there is a $10,000 Guarantee tournament every Saturday through November where the top 15 places get paid and the first place is paid $5,000 plus an entry into the November 29 $50,000 Guaranteed Championship. The Saturday tournament results are determined by having players place mythical $2 win/place wagers on one horse in 12
pre-selected races. The player with the highest bankroll after the 12 races get paid. To get into the Saturday tournaments, the buy-in is $100, or players can qualify for a free buy-in by placing among the top finishers in a variety of weekly handicapping tournaments.
In the end, Twinspires.com is easy to use, has great features, promotions and contests, and allows you to enjoy the thrill of horseracing from anywhere! Give it a shot and let us know what you think!
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