Peter Thomas Fornatale

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Format: 2014-07-28
Wed Jul 2
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns
Joe Scanio qualified for the National Handicapping Championship finals for the 11th time Saturday via NHCQualify.com. Scanio, an actor starring in an off-Broadway show called “My Big Gay Italian Wedding,” has been a fixture on the contest scene for many years. He almost missed Saturday’s NHCQualify.com contest entirely.
Tue Jul 1
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping
When it comes to number crunching in the contest world, Christopher Larmey is the man. He is an engineer by trade and he shows a keen understanding of the mathematical underpinnings of handicapping in the analyses he writes for Public Handicapper and in the work he’s done as a member of the NTRA Players’ Committee.
Mon Jun 30
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
After a month of fierce competition, six players have won full $10,000 entries into the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, to be held Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. Saturday’s Round 2 BCQualify.com tournament was won by David Snyder, of Mission Viejo, Calif., who finished with a score of $110.20 in the 12-race, all-mandatory, $2 win-place contest.
Fri Jun 27
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Opinion Columns, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
There is a unique opportunity this weekend to win a National Handicapping Championship seat, playing against only a few hundred people, for as little as $15. It’s the DRFBets Summer Challenge. Saturday marks the second and final opportunity to qualify for one of 20 spots in Round 2, to be held July 5. The top four finishers there will win seats to the NHC in Las Vegas. There also will be $2,500 in prize money.
Thu Jun 26
2014
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Categories: Handicapping, DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship
[bc_playlist_id:327053:] This article is the second in a series that will focus on the basics of tournament play. The series, which also includes videos, will cover topics including how to get started, tools and strategies for success, and details on the top tournaments. This series is targeted at newcomers, but veteran contest players can learn something as well.