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The Westgate SuperContest goes cellular.

For the primary time within the historical past of the world’s most prestigious NFL handicapping contest, entrants will be capable to submit their alternatives by way of the SuperContest cellular app starting within the 2019 season.

“It’s all about comfort. We see that with our personal betting now, as greater than 50 % of it’s executed on a cellular machine,” Westgate sportsbook director John Murray stated. “We expect it is sensible to use that to the SuperContest as properly. It could possibly seize extra of the native market who don’t need to come down 17 weeks.”

Contestants or proxies nonetheless should be in Nevada to submit their performs, and each entry should register in particular person. However after registering, Nevada residents can submit their weekly entries on the SuperContest app, which will probably be separate from the Westgate sportsbook cellular app.

The SuperContest app is just not but out there, however Murray stated it will likely be prepared in loads of time earlier than the season.

The entry price is $1,500 for the SuperContest, and contestants choose 5 weekly NFL sides towards the unfold in the course of the common season. The app additionally will probably be out there for the SuperContest Gold, which incorporates a $5,000 entry price and is a winner-take-all contest.

Eric Kahane of Irvine, California, went 59-25-1 ATS (70.2 %) final season to win the $1.four million first-place prize, topping a report subject of three,123 entries.

The SuperContest opened registration in March after beginning July 1 in prior years and had 380 entries as of Thursday.

“We’re already at 380 earlier than we get into June. I’m fairly happy with that quantity,” Murray stated.

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Contact reporter Todd Dewey at [email protected] Observe @tdewey33 on Twitter.