Seasoned handicapper Bob Ike is back to offer his insider racing knowledge on Friday, and the Derby action will continue throughout race day
Horse racing fans can gallop over to Rampart Casino in Summerlin to experience all the excitement of the 147th annual Kentucky Derby. Back at its traditional time of year after being rescheduled in 2020, Derby festivities will take place throughout the weekend at the Twin Spires and culminate with “the greatest two minutes in sports.”
Friday, April 30
Betting Seminar and Raffle inside Cascade: Get to know the ins and outs of horse race betting from veteran handicapper Bob Ike and Race & Sports Manager Duane Colucci during a complimentary seminar. Those interested may place their Kentucky Derby selections at the event and be entered into a raffle to be held following the seminar.
Saturday, May 1
Kentucky Derby Hat Contest and Race Day Specials: In true Derby fashion, Rampart Casino is inviting guests to pull out their most eye-catching hats on race day for a chance to win $250 in free slot play. Participants can enter the contest at the Buffet in the hours leading up to the Derby and the winner will be selected before the start of the race.
At the Race & Sports Book, every $20 Derby bet placed will earn one drawing ticket into the race day raffle featuring prizes including $150 certificate to Hawthorn Grill, among other prizes. Guests that wager at least $50 will also receive a complimentary meal at Clubhouse Deli. Additionally, all casino bars will offer $2 Mint Juleps to keep racing fans refreshed throughout the entire day.
WHO: *Interviews are available*
Duane Colucci has been a familiar face to bettors at Rampart Casino for more than 18 years, bringing a professional level of knowledge about horse racing and beyond. Colucci is frequently featured as an expert host on radio programs and podcasts talking about the world of sports betting.
Professional handicapper Bob Ike has worked in the horse racing industry since he could place his first bet. Ike has been a leading public handicapper since 1985, where he also shares his expertise as a radio host and on his website, BobIkePicks.com.
Friday, April 30 – Kentucky Derby Betting Seminar and Raffle
Saturday, May 1 – Kentucky Derby Hat Contest and Race Day Specials
The Buffet, Race & Sports Book and all casino bars
Hat Contest entries to be accepted from 1 to 3 p.m.
Kentucky Derby post time: approximately 3:50 p.m.
221 N. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89145
About Rampart Casino
Rampart Casino, an elegant 50,000 square foot casino, offers more than 1,300 slot machines, two dozen gaming tables, a 300-seat Bingo Room and a Race & Sports Book. Rampart Casino’s Rampart Rewards club program offers exclusive resort benefits and rewards based on play, such as dining, spa and golf discounts, plus complimentary room nights at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. For the latest Rampart Casino news, follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Contact the casino at 702-507-5900.