CNBC, CDI Offer Derby Trip, $100,000 Wager

CNBC is offering a trip for two to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Churchill Downs Inc. is chipping in with a $100,000 win wager for the grand prize winner of CNBC’s “Call the Close” game.

Beginning April 1, contest participants may enter for a chance to win the trip on CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile. Race-caller Tom Durkin is doing promotional spots for the contest on CNBC. Players must register online or on a mobile device and guess where the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close on that particular day. Contestants may enter once daily through April 21. Each day, a winner will be selected, and at the end of the promotion, one Sweepstakes prize winner will be selected at random for the trip to Louisville for the Derby.

The contest winner will then be able to place a $100,000 win wager on a Derby horse and keep any resulting winnings.

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