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.
November 24, 2006 -- Alf Musketa vs. Erin Rynning
Alf Musketa's Selections
$ 110 Play -- South Carolina + 6 over Clemson
$ 220 Play -- Hawaii - 18 1/2 over Purdue
$ 330 Play -- San Francisco 49ers + 5 over St Louis Rams
##### $ 440 Play -- Carolina Panthers - 4 over Washington Redskins #####
***** $ 550 Play -- Nevada + 2 1/2 over Boise State *****
$ 660 Play -- TCU - 10 over Colorado State
$ 770 Play -- U of Arizona - 3 over Arizona State
Erin Rynning's Selections
$ 110 Play -- New England Patriots - 3 1/2 over Chicago Bears
***** $ 220 Play -- Nevada + 2 1/2 over Boise State *****
##### $ 330 Play -- Washington Redskins + 4 over Carolina Panthers #####
$ 440 Play -- Utah + 11 1/2 over BYU
$ 550 Play -- Cincinnati Bengals & Cleveland Browns OVER 42
$ 660 Play -- Tennessee Titans + 3 over New York Giants
$ 770 Play -- Georgia - 3 over Georgia Tech
##### OPPOSING SELECTIONS IN SAME GAME #####
***** BOTH HANDICAPPERS MADE SAME SELECTION *****
December 1 -- Semi Finals Match # 1 -- Marc Lawrence vs. "Doc"
December 8 -- Sem Finals Match # 2 -- Andy Iskoe vs. Alf Musketa/Erin Rynning Winner
December 15 -- The FINALS
Roster of This Season's 16 Contestants --
Results of Previous Matches
First Round Results
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)
Alf Musketa (+ $ 910; 4-3) defeated Paul Sonner (+ $ 290; 4-2-1)
Quarter Finals Results
Marc Lawrence (+ $ 2,590 6-1) defeated Bryan Leonard (- $ 1,190 2-5)
Andy Iskoe (+ $ 70; 4-3) tied Sooner Adam (+ $ 70; 3-4)
Andy Iskoe (+ $ 1,750; 5-2) defeated Sooner Adam (- $ 560; 3-4)
"Doc" (+ $ 700; 4-3) defeated Bill "Krackman" Krackenburger (- $ 1,290; 2-5)
Through 11 weeks of this season's contest,
the handicappers have combined to go 79 - 84 - 5 overall for 48.5 %
including Top Plays going 17 - 7 - 0 for 70.1 %
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