|Sportsbook.com has announced a sponsorship deal with the world's number one ranked bull rider, Dustin Elliott.|
Elliott is currently competing in the National Rodeo Finals which are taking place at the Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, Dec. 3rd-12th, 2004.
Dustin Elliott has successfully defended his world number one position since July 2004. This month's National Rodeo Finals marks the final stage of Elliott's most successful year of riding to date.
He said, 'I've had a year of firsts, and partnering with Sportsbook.com, a leader in its field just makes sense. Sportsbook.com can bring a greater audience and more excitement to our sport.'
With over 50,000 rodeo fans and $5 million in prize money, the NFR is considered the world series of rodeo, drawing sell-out crowds since the 1970s.
'From mixed martial arts to bull riding, Sportsbook.com is teaming up with the top athletes in the most exciting events ever televised,' said Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportingbet Plc Americas Region. 'Millions are watching the NFR on ESPN, and it seemed like a natural fit that the world's top ranked online gaming destination should partner with the world's number one ranked bull rider; Dustin Elliott.'