First 2020 NHC Online Seats Awarded; Mark Aylward Cashes on Back-to-Back Days; Ron Ferrise Doubles Up; Steve Arrison First to Double Up on Spa & Surf Showdown (Weekend Recap February 15-18)

One event that never takes a breather is the NHC. Just five days after Scott Coles was crowned champion of the 20th edition, HorsePlayers was offering seats to the 21st renewal during a holiday weekend that had a robust 22 featured events (and, yes, a total of five 2020 NHC seats up for grabs).

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Super Sundays for Michael Caposio and Lawrence Kahlden; Ed Peters Brings Home the Friday Bread; Daniel Gallagher Takes Win-Place Event on Saturday; Exacta Game on Sunday (Weekend Recap February 1-3)

It is the 50th anniversary of the New York Jets’ improbable Super Bowl victory over the Baltimore Colts. So what better time—on Super Bowl Sunday, no less—to have a Cinderella performance on the last day of online qualifying to the upcoming NHC?

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Explanation of Site Fees

Low Deposit Fee

What is this?: A Low Deposit Fee of 50 cents is added to charges for player deposits when the amount of the deposit is less than $20.00 (U.S.). We incur deposit fees on all player deposits, including both a flat fee per transaction as well as an overall percentage of the amount players deposit.  These fees are among our highest operating expenses.

When players deposit very low amounts (less than $20), the percentage of fees we pay on those amounts is proportionally too high, causing HorseTourneys to lose money on that play in many circumstances.

How to Avoid this Fee: By making deposits of at least $20.00 (U.S.), this fee will be avoided.

State Fee

What is this?: In order for HorseTourneys to maintain legal compliance, some states require source market fees–typically a percentage paid back to the source market of the activity–to be paid on all entry fees purchased at HorseTourneys.

As a result, a state fee (a small, percentage-based fee that varies on a state-by-state basis depending on the source-market-fee percentage we are charged by a given state) must be added to the entry fees purchased by residents of those states.  Unfortunately, state fees are obligatory and cannot be avoided if you reside in a state that requires such source-market fees.

Final Chances to Qualify Online for NHC, Plus Big Bucks Tourney, Up-to-$30,000 Pick & Pray and Qualifiers to BCBC, The BIG One, Spa & Surf Showdown, HPWS and More Headline “Super” Weekend

If you have yet to qualify for the NHC, or would like to earn a second seat, and would prefer to do so from the comfort of your own home, then get tied on at HorseTourneys and HorsePlayers this weekend where your last six online opportunities exist. There are two NHC “play-ins” on Saturday, three on Sunday, and one on Friday, which marks the beginning of our 22-featured-tourneys weekend.

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Robert Shoemaker II Wins $40,000 Game; George Larrick and Coyne Kaylor Each Win Two Qualifiers; Last-Race Longshots Mean Big Paydays for Stephen Thompson and Steve Pavich (Weekend Recap January 25-27)

It was an $18,174 windfall for Robert Shoemaker II, winner of Saturday’s $40,000 Guaranteed tourney. That was just one of 22 featured weekend events—many of which involved late-game tension.

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