|Sportsbook.com, the presenting sponsor at the inaugural Big Stakes Match Play Golf competition (www.bigstakesgolf.com), is entering three teams in the event. At a cost of $300,000, the online sportsbook and casino is banking on its players bringing home the winnings from the largest prize in the history of golf, $3 million for the winning team. |
“Big Stakes is such a unique event, providing non-touring professionals with an opportunity to share in the biggest purse anywhere is the world,” says Alex Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportsbook.com. “Sportsbook.com isn’t just sitting on the sidelines in this historic event. Our three teams have as a good a chance of winning the $3 million as anyone else in the field and it's great that we'll have players wearing our brand.”
Big Stakes will have a field of 64 teams made up of players from around the world that are not currently a professional on any sanctioned tour.
The 2005 Big Stakes Match Play Golf Competition will be held at the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino in Mesquite, Nevada from May 9-15, 2005. The tournament is offering a purse of $6.4 million, with $3 million going to the winning team.
The Sportsbook.com sponsored teams are:
·Marty Stanovich (Tamarac, FL) and Adam Adams (Coconut Creek, FL)
·Matt Mankin (Roanoke, VA) and Matt Chandler (Glade Hill, VA)
·Michael Muehr (Washington, DC) and Steven Woodard (Charlotte, NC)
For additional information please visit www.sportsbook.com or www.bigstakesgolf.com.