LeRoy's Money Talks Handicapping Tournament Week 8 Print
Friday, 27 October 2006 19:43
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LeRoy's Money Talks Handicapping Tournament Week 8

16 handicappers shall participate in this 15 week Tournament, fashioned along the lines of the Stardust Invitational which ran for 11 years. However, unlike the Stardust Tournament, each of the 16 participants in the Money Talks contest has put up $ 5,000.oo for a total of $ 80,000.oo in the prize pool. LeRoys has added $ 20,000.oo to make the total prize pool $ 100,000.oo of which $ 80,000.oo will go to the ultimate winner and $ 20,000.oo will go to the runner up. Each week two contestants are matched against each other in a head to head meeting with each handicapper making 7 selections against the LeRoys pointspread that exists shortly before air time

The 7 selections are rated, effectively, from 1 to 7 in that each contestant will risk a mythical 110 to win 100 on his weakest selection, increasing in 110/100 increments to the Best Bet which risks 770 to win 700. The contestant with the most money won -- regardless of win/loss record -- advances to the next round. The contest will be held Friday evenings between 7 and 9 PM at the Silverton hotel, south of the Las Vegas Strip, except for the opening week match which will be held Thursday, September 7 at the Silverton. The public is welcome -- and encouraged -- to attent. The contest airs over Las Vegas radio station KBAD (AM 920) at 7:00 PM and is also expected to be available for broadcast live on the Internet at www.americanwagering.com -- just click on the Leroys link and follow other links to reach the broadcast). The two contestants who win their first 3 matches will meet in the Finals to be held on Friday, December 15, 2006 and are assured of winning either 20,000.oo or $ 80,000.oo.
October 27, 2006 -- Alf Musketa vs. Paul Sonner

Alf Musketa's Selections
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$ 110 Play -- Baltimore Ravens & New Orleans Saints UNDER 37
$ 220 Play -- U of Washington + 1 1/2 over Arizona State
$ 330 Play -- Indiana + 7 over Michigan State
$ 440 Play -- Maryland + 4 over Florida State
***** $ 550 Play -- Georgia Tech - 5 over Miami Fla *****
$ 660 Play -- Wyoming + 6 1/2 over Tcu
$ 770 Play -- BYU - 9 over Air Force

Paul Sonner's Selections
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$ 110 Play -- Jacksonville Jaguars + 7 1/2 over Philadelphia Eagles
$ 220 Play -- Arizona Cardinals & Green Bay Packers OVER 45
***** $ 330 Play -- Georgia Tech - 5 over Miami Fla *****
$ 440 Play -- U of Cincinnati - 6 1/2 over Syracuse
$ 550 Play -- Tampa bay Buccaneers + 9 over N Y Giants
$ 660 Play -- Denver Broncos - 2 1/2 over Indianapolis Colts
$ 770 Play -- Cleveland Browns - 2 over N Y Jets


##### OPPOSING SELECTIONS IN SAME GAME #####

***** BOTH HANDICAPPERS MADE SAME SELECTION *****
NEXT WEEK:
November 3 -- Bryan Leonard vs Marc Lawrence

FUTURE MATCHES --
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November 10 -- Sooner Adam vs Andy Iskoe
November 17 -- Bill Krackenburger vs "Doc"
November 24 -- Erin Rynning vs Alf Musketa/Paul Sonner winner
December 1 -- Semi Finals Match # 1
December 8 -- Sem Finals Match # 2
December 15 -- The FINALS

Roster of This Season's 16 Contestants --
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Sooner Adam
"Doc"
Jorge Gonzalez
Andy Iskoe
Bill Krackenburger
Mark Lawrence
Bryan Leonard
Steve Maclaughlin
Al McMordie
Alf Musketa
Stephen Nover
Wayne Peters
Tony Ricci
Erin Rynning
Paul Sonner
Ken Weitzner

Results of Previous Matches
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First Round Results
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Bryan Leonard (- $ 1,820 2-5) defeated Al McMordie (- $ 2,660 1-6)
Marc Lawrence (+ $ 290, 3-3-1) defeated Steve MacLaughlin (- $ 1,400, 2-5)
Sooner Adam (+ $ 1, 330, 5-2) defeated Ken Weitzner (+ $ 910, 4-3)
Andy Iskoe (- $ 20, 2-4-1) defeated Tony Ricci (- $ 350, 3-4)
Bill Krackenburger (+ $ 1,540; 4-3) defeated Stephen Nover (+ $ 1,460, 4-2-1)
"Doc" (+ $ 700; 4-3) defeated Wayne Peters (- $ 1,400; 3-4)
Erin Rynning (- $ 1,060; 2-4-1) defeated Jorge Gonzalez (- $ 1,400; 3-4)

Through 7 weeks of this season's contest,
the handicappers have combined to go 42 - 52 - 4 overall for 44.7 %
including Top Plays going 9 - 5 - 0 for 64.3 %

Overall Net Loss of $ 3,880

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