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Ebro Newsletter December 5 2013

How luck plays a role in poker; why going to the card tables without a plan can cost you dearly and Ebro's $25K Christmas Challenge is on in earnest!

$25K Cash For Christmas Challenge! 
The $25K Cash For Christmas Challenge is on in earnest and if you are looking at getting some extra "holiday cheer" you'll need to take some action now. You simply play any day, Monday to Thursday for your chance of winning a ticket into the Saturday qualifier and ultimately, the final table and a chance at the major share of $25,000. For more information, click here or call 850 5354048, ext. 180.

Does Luck Play An Important Role At The Card Table? 
So, does luck play an important role at the card table? The answer is yes and according to a report at, everyone has their fair share of luck. The report also distinguished between luck and chasing and says you should never engage in the latter. But luck can be fickle; sometimes it's there, other times it's evasive. The report gives a great example of one person riding their luck and see if you recognize anything familiar with the following scenario. Click here for more.

Mississippi Casinos "Doing It Tough" 
Mississippi's casinos are "doing it tough" and are on course for another fall in revenue in 2013. The downward trend really became noticeable in 2012 when revenues dropped 22%. And according to a report at, another drop is expected this year. And the reason? There are fewer people coming through the doors. The slide is cutting into gambling taxes and number of employees is dropping rapidly. Can it be turned around? For more on this report, click here.

Bad Beat Holiday Cheer! 
Are you ready to get some Bad Beat holiday cheer? The big jackpot continues on it's upward trend and with Christmas just around the corner, now is a good time to stake your claim for the Pan Handle's most popular jackpot game. Will you be the one to hit it? Also, don't forget the other jackpots we have on offer including the Three Card Poker Mini Royal Jackpot. For more information on our jackpots click here or call 850 5354048, ext. 180.  

Why A Plan Is Important When Playing Poker 
Playing poker is like anything worthwhile achieving in life...without a plan, you are doomed to fail. You've probably heard the expression..."fail to plan and you plan to fail". In poker, most players "wing it". If you are someone who likes to go into anything with a plan then this is good news. The following report at shows you what a plan is and how to execute it. This could change the way you play for the better. Click here.

Ready For A Poker Cruise In 2014? 
The last poker cruise for 2013 has just sailed but if you have been planning to cruise with some of the best poker players in the world, then you'll get the opportunity to do so in 2014. Ante Up recently released it's cruise schedule for 2014 with the first ready to depart Los Angeles for the Mexican Riviera on March 30th. If you want to vacation with like-minded people and learn from the best players on the planet, check out the cruise page at Ante Up. Click here for more information.

Christmas Dining At Ebro! 
Christmas dining has never been better or more exciting than at Ebro Greyhound Park where the food is just the warm up for the main action. And there's plenty of action to be had at Ebro Greyhound Park. In today's economic climate, value for money is one thing but value for dining at it's finest sets Ebro apart from everyone else. You'll back a winner the moment you decide to make Ebro's Dining Room your best bet. To make sure you get the "best seat in the house call 850 2343943 ext. 180 or click here for regular menu updates.

Weekend Simulcast Preview 
There's plenty of feature race action this weekend around the nation and you will be able to catch it all during Ebro's simulcast service. Betfair Hollywood Park holds center stage with the Grade 1 Hollywood Starlet for two year old fillies and the Grade 2 Bayakoa Stakes for fillies and mares.

Recent Sharp Cat winner, Arethusa looks a genuine chance of capturing the Hollywood Starlet but will receive "stiff" opposition from multiple stakes winner Bajan and Untapable. Fiftyshadesofhay is a class act and looks the horse to beat in the Bayakoa with her main dangers being Charlie Em and Charm the Maker.

Punters will have a lot of other feature race action to "sink their teeth into at Aqueduct, Gulfstream Park and Calder. Aqueduct will stage the fillies and mares sprint, the Garland of Roses where Delightful Quality will be tough while Gulfstream Park will stage a super program featuring eight stakes races with the Jewel Stakes over 1 1/8th miles the highlight where Voodoo Storm will be great value. Calder will stage three Grade 3 features; the My Charmer for fillies and mares where Angelica Zapata looks tough; the Tropical Turf where Tetradrachm will provide excellent value and the Fred Hooper Handicap in which Calder specialist Csaba is the horse to beat.

Meanwhile, here are the top value plays for Friday's simulcast action. At Aqueduct, there's strong mail for Winning Touch in race 1 and La Verdad in race eight, the Touch Of Love Stakes. At Betfair Hollywood Park, the top two are Tenkiller Kid in race 4 and Code of Conduct in race 7. At Calder, watch How About Peace in race 2 and Ginger Goose in race 8. And at Gulfstream Park, the two to tote are Magic Mesa in race 3 and J J's Lucky Train in race 4.

For a full schedule listing of our simulcast service, click here.

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Have A Great Day!
The Ebro Greyhound Park & Poker Room Team