A New Year of racing kicks off Thursday and we’re giving the first 100 players the chance to double their winnings on their first Win bet of 2015. Be among the first 100 unique players to place a $15 Win bet on Thursday, January 1 and you will be eligible to receive a match bonus equal your winnings on that bet.
Even if you aren’t among the first 100 players to get a $15 Win bet down, we’ll give the next 400 players a chance to earn a share of a $500 consolation prize if their bet is a winner.
How to Play
Just place a single $15 Win bet on any track scheduled to start racing on Thursday, January 1, 2015
- Racetracks that begin racing on Wednesday, December 31 – such as Austalia and Hong Kong – are not eligible for contest play.
- Only Win wagers placed for the base value of $15 are eligible for this promotion; Combination Win/Place, Win/Place/Show and Win/Show wagers are not eligible for contest play.
- Only a player’s first Win wager placed for $15 on Thursday, January 1 is eligible for the 100% Match Bonus.
- Players must be among the first 100 unique players to place a $15 Win wager, in chronological order, starting from when TwinSpires opens for wagering on Thursday, January 1 to qualify.
- Scratches must be rebet; wagers on scratched horses are ineligible for contest play.
How to Win
- All players who are among the first 100 unique players to place a $15 Win wager on Thursday, January 1, as determined by the time the wager is placed on TwinSpires.com, will be eligible to receive the Double Up bonus.
- Players who qualify for the Double Up bonus will earn a bonus equal to their gross winnings from their first $15 Win wager placed on January 1, 2015.
- For example, if you place a $15 Win bet on a horse that pays $8.00 to Win, you will receive a bonus equal to your gross winnings of $60.00.
- Players who do not qualify for the Double Up bonus, but are among the next 400 unique players (101st to 500th) to place a $15 Win wager that is also a winning wager, will win or split a $500 cash prize with all other winners.
Last year, the first Win bet of 2014 was placed at approximately 4:26 a.m. Eastern Time. The 100th unique Win bettor clocked in at 8:11 a.m. ET.
The first 100 qualifying players and the consolation qualifiers will be posted on this page, along with the time their wagers were placed, on or before Saturday, January 3. Bonuses will be credited on or before Sunday, January 4.