"Jeremy and Eric... you are the first team to arrive"
Young Florida friends favored to win The Amazing Race at Sportsbook.com
NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Odds makers at Sportsbook.com, the
world's largest online sportsbook and casino, have placed Jeremy and Eric, the
self professed beach bums from Florida, as the runaway favorites for the ninth
installment of the Amazing Race. Sisters Lisa and Joni from Santa Rosa Beach,
Florida and Katy, Texas are listed as long shots at 10-1 to win.
Ray and Yolanda met in university in south Florida. After dating for five
years they now live together in Chicago where Ray is a lawyer and Yolanda a
science and math teacher. A competitive and athletic couple, they hope the
race experience will strengthen their relationship and odds makers think their
athletic prowess and smarts will make them contenders, the couple is listed at
The goofy pair of BJ and Tyler round out the top contenders with odds of
4-1. Believing that the Amazing Race is tailor made for them, the friends
intend to embark on their own Indiana Jones - 007 adventure. BJ, a Harvard
graduate and Tyler, a graduate of UC Santa Cruz, have traveled the world and
confess that they are limitless in the pursuit of a good time.
"Every season of the Amazing Race has characters emerge that people can
identify with, root for and in some cases, fall in love with," said Alex
Czajkowski, Marketing Director, Sportsbook.com. "Everybody bets on reality
television at Sportsbook.com, and this season's previews of the Amazing Race
promise the most exhilarating stunts and beautiful competitors yet."
The Amazing Race premiers on February 28th at 9 p.m. on CBS.
Amazing Race 9 (CBS) Odds To Win
Jeremy & Eric 11-5
Ray & Yolanda 7-2
BJ & Tyler 4-1
Fran & Barry 5-1
John & Scott 6-1
Wanda & Desiree 6-1
Lake & Michelle 7-1
Danielle & Dani 7-1
Joseph & Monica 8-1
David & Lori 8-1
Lisa & Joni 10-1
For updated odds please visit sportsbook.com. If you would like to speak
with Alex Czajkowski please call 1.866.505.2900.
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