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Xpressbet to Offer Online Wagering on 2017 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge

Xpressbet is excited to announce that handicappers will have the ability to play in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) online at The Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge is one of horse racing’s richest handicapping tournaments, showcasing one of the sport’s premier events, the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, held November 3 & 4, 2017 at Del Mar Racetrack.  This year’s BCBC features an estimated $1 Million Prize Pool. To learn more about playing in the BCBC with Xpressbet, please visit and register for the contest through Wednesday, November 1.  If you don’t have an Xpressbet account, you can sign up today and choose to receive a $500, $100 or $20 Bonus.  Plus, in addition to the BCBC, Xpressbet will have wagering on all of the Breeders’ Cup and undercard races. 
For the 2017 BCBC, a $2,500 buy-in and $7,500 betting bankroll ($10,000 total) is required of each player. All buy-in monies are applied to the prize pool. Players can bet into the Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Trifecta and Daily Double pools with their $7,500 bankroll over the two days and keep all monies earned from their betting.  The estimated $1 Million Prize Pool is based on 400 players. 
Last year’s BCBC winner was Joey Appelbaum of New York City, who bankrolled a $13,000 exacta wager on Arrogate and California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic to take the crown and a record winning prize of $364,000. A total of 396 players participated in the 2016 tournament.
“We’re excited to partner with the Breeders’ Cup to bring this prestigious and exciting wagering opportunity to our customers,” said Xpressbet President, Ron Luniewski.  “The Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge has quickly established itself as one of the gold-standards in live, real money handicapping tournaments, and we’re proud to be associated with it.  We wish our customers the best of luck and hope this year’s Grand Prize winner is betting with Xpressbet.” 
Please visit to learn more about the BCBC and to view the Official Rules.
About Xpressbet
Xpressbet provides legal and secure online wagering services to horseplayers in the United States.  It is the industry’s most comprehensive and user-friendly wagering site, allowing customers to wager on more than 300 of the world’s best racetracks from their computer, phone or mobile device.  Xpressbet operates XB SELECT, the industry’s premier destination for high-volume wagering, and XB Net, which connects bet shops and wagering sites from around the world to North American racing.  Xpressbet is a Stronach Group company, which also owns and operates Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Rosecroft Raceway, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness Stakes.  The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, the award-winning Adena Springs operation, AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology, and Monarch Content Management, horse racing’s leading simulcast purchase and sales agent.


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