11/16/2001 1:00AM

Handicapping Contests Schedule

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MONDAY

Boulder Station: Losers contest on Philadelphia Park card ($10 entry) $1,000 guaranteed prize pool; $500 aggregate bonus to people winning both Monday and Tuesday contest; picking 9 of 10 losers on Monday gets free entry on Tuesday

Palms: "Out of the money" contest ($10 entry)

TUESDAY

Boulder Station: Losers contest on Philadelphia Park card ($10 entry) $1,000 guaranteed prize pool; $500 aggregate bonus to people winning both Monday and Tuesday contest

WEDNESDAY

Arizona Charlie's: Win & Quin contest on Hollywood card ($10 entry) $800 added to all entry fees

Texas Station: Contest on Hollywood card ($10 entry) all entries paid back to winners on 60-30-10 pay schedule; $100 prize to person leading after fifth race (must be present to win); progressive, starting at $200 and increases by $50 each day it's not hit, for scoring that day's designated point total, which starts at 135 and decreases by one each day it's not hit.

Excalibur: Contest on Hollywood card ($10 entry) $2,000 in cash prizes, plus drawings after every race (drawings after odd-numbered races are for food prizes, drawings after even-numbered races are for $100 cash)

Santa Fe Station: Triple Q (free) $500 aggregate for hitting three quinellas on selected races, carryover if not hit

Palms: Contest on Hollywood card (free) $500 to winner, $250 for second, $150 for third; $100 early-bird prize to leader after fifth race (must be present to win).

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday

THURSDAY

Coast Resorts: (The Orleans, Gold Coast, Barbary Coast, Suncoast): King of the Hill contest on first five races at Hollywood ($20 entry, one per person) half of entry fees, plus $1,000 added by Coast Resorts, go to regular contest based on mutuel payoffs; half of entry fees, plus $2,000 added by Coast Resorts, go to the consistency contest in which players must keep their pick in the top four of race one, top three of race two, top two of races three and four, and win the fifth race to claim the jackpot; if not hit, the people who last the longest split half the jackpot with the rest carrying over until the next week.

Texas Station: Contest on Hollywood card ($10 entry) all entries paid back to winners on 60-30-10 pay schedule; $100 prize to person leading after fifth race (must be present to win); progressive, starting at $200 and increases by $50 each day it's not hit, for scoring that day's designated point total, which starts at 135 and decreases by one each day it's not hit.

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday

FRIDAY

Binion's Horseshoe: 'Shoe Q on Hollywood card ($10 entry) $500 added to all entry fees, plus drawings for $100 in mutuel wagers

Sunset Station: Win & "in the money" contest on Hollywood card ($10 entry) $1,000 to highest combined mutuels; entry fees go into "in the money" progressive

Texas Station: Contest on Hollywood card ($10 entry) all entries paid back to winners on 60-30-10 pay schedule; $100 prize to person leading after fifth race (must be present to win); progressive, starting at $200 and increases by $50 each day it's not hit, for scoring that day's designated point total, which starts at 135 and decreases by one each day it's not hit.

Las Vegas Hilton: Contest on Hollywood card (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Palms: Contest on Hollywood card (free) $500 to winner, $250 for second, $150 for third; $100 early-bird prize to leader after fifth race (must be present to win)

Union Plaza: Contest on last five races at Hollywood (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s)

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winner(s); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday

SATURDAY

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winners); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday; $100 aggregate bonus for going 5-0 on Saturday

SUNDAY

Poker Palace: Head-to-head matchup contest (free) $1,000 aggregate to winners); entrants pick five matches a day; contest runs Wednesday through Sunday; $100 aggregate bonus for going 5-0 on Sunday

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 19-21: Las Vegas Tourney, college basketball (Oklahoma State, Providence, Texas-El Paso, Siena, Austin Peay, Texas Christian, Arkansas-Monticello, Northwestern (La.) State.), all games at Valley High School

Nov. 22-24: Las Vegas Invitational, college basketball (Illinois, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Pennsylvania, Saint Louis, Southern Illinois, Hartford, Eastern Illinois), all games at Valley High School

Dec. 4: Billboard Music Awards, MGM Grand Garden Arena, 5 p.m.

Dec. 7: "Ocean's Eleven" movie premiere, Brenden Theatres at the Palms

Dec. 7-16: National Finals Rodeo, Thomas & Mack Center

Dec. 18: Grand opening of the Green Valley Ranch Hotel & Casino

Dec. 20-22: Las Vegas Classic, college basketball (Purdue, Cincinnati, Mississippi State, Louisiana-Monroe, Richmond, Southwest Missouri, Texas A&M, Illinois-Chicago), all games at Valley High School

Dec. 22: Las Vegas Showdown, college basketball (BYU vs. Stanford and UNLV vs, Texas), Thomas & Mack Center, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 25: Las Vegas Bowl, probable matchup of Mountain West No. 2 vs. Pac-10 No. 5, Sam Boyd Stadium, 12:30 p.m.

To make changes to these listings, call Dave Tuley at 702-806-3866 or e-mail