Xpressbet Contest Winner to Bet $50,000

Contest winner will make a $50,000 win bet on this year's Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

Leading online wagering provider Xpressbet has announced promotional plans for this year's Triple Crown races, anchored by the $50,000 Preakness Big Bet Sweepstakes.

One Xpressbet customer will receive a $50,000 win bet on a horse of their choosing, as well as a VIP trip for two to Pimlico Race Course for the 138th Preakness Stakes (gr. I). Fifty second-place winners will receive a $100 wagering voucher.

Sweepstakes registration is free and participants earn entries for every wager they make with Xpressbet between April 1 and May 4. Bonus entries are earned for wagers placed on weekdays and on Stronach Group tracks. 

"The Triple Crown season is the best time of year to be a horseplayer," said Xpressbet President Ron Luniewski. "We hope our customers enjoy this sweepstakes and this chance at a life-changing bet. Along with our parent company, The Stronach Group, we believe that horse racing should an enjoyable experience for the consumer. At Xpressbet, we put our customers first and do whatever we can to show them that we appreciate their business."

In addition to the Sweepstakes, Xpressbet will again offer its popular wagering guides for each of the three Triple Crown races. Wagering guides are available for free and can be downloaded at Xpressbet.com in advance of each Triple Crown race. The guides feature key race statistics, analysis and wagering strategies from industry experts. Contributors include Bob Neumeier and Mike Battaglia of NBC Sports, HRTV's Jon White and Jeff Siegel, Dick Jerardi of the Philadelphia Daily News and Daily Racing Form, and "At The Races" radio host Steve Byk.

Also, a $125 sign-up bonus will be available for new customers who open an Xpressbet account using the promotional code 'TRPL2013.'